Category: Events

30th Annual Turkey Trot. Trotting with the Lugos!

Thousands of Houstonians gather in the early morning streets. Some are philanthropists. Some are bankers. Some are teachers. Some are

Zahir’s story of persistence: From Afghan refugee to U.S. citizen

The American Dream is a timeless and powerful ideal. The idea that equality of opportunity is available to every U.S.

Voices of DACA, a BakerRipley Conversation

June 15, 2022, marks a historic moment: the 10th anniversary of the announcement of DACA. While this anniversary will forever

Phillips 66 Trots for a Better Houston

As we prepare for Turkey Trot 2021, we’re proud to spotlight Phillips 66 as our corporate sponsor honoree!

Houston Turkey Trot: More than Good Fun

Every year, thousands of Houstonians flock to the starting line to feast on fun, friends, family, and an altogether amazing

Trotting for Education!

Maybe you’re a Turkey Trotter who’s been running every October for years. Or maybe you’re a volunteer or partner who

Houston Turkey Trot: Loral shows some love from Little Rock

From her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, Loral tells us her Houston Turkey Trot story!

Spreading Goodness with Twitter for Good

Earlier in January, BakerRipley’s JW Peavy Senior Center was honored to host the Twitter for Good team.

Holiday Cheer at BakerRipley

We hosted “Holiday Connections” around our communities to celebrate the season with our neighbors and partners.

Houston Turkey Trot: Get Involved

When you run the BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot you help keep Houston a place of opportunity for everyone. For nearly

Phillips 66 Trots for Houston

Phillips 66, our 10K and 5K race sponsor, has been supporting Turkey Trot in a variety of ways for five years now.

Fab Lab Houston Shoots for the Moon!

Fab Lab Houston recently worked with Adam Savage and the National Air and Space Museum on Project Egress!

James: An Immigration Story

His life changed when he found BakerRipley’s Immigration and Citizenship Program.

Adele Green: A Caregiver Story

At Heart of Gold 2019, Adele shared her experience with the BakerRipley Dementia Day Center.

Heart of Gold Becomes an Experience

This year, BakerRipley’s Heart of Gold proved to be more than the average luncheon.

Why Shronica runs the Houston Turkey Trot

Why Shronica runs the Houston Turkey Trot

“The Houston Turkey Trot is the reason I started running.”

Turkey Trot: A family tradition!

Turkey Trot: A family tradition!

Heidi Brashear ran her first Turkey Trot in 1993 and it became a family tradition ever since, just like it has for so many Houstonians.


TXU Energy Cares About Houston

For 25 years, the TXU Energy BakerRipley Turkey Trot has been a Thanksgiving tradition. Strong partners, such as our title sponsor TXU Energy, help to make this event possible.

“I never knew 25 years ago that this race would be as big as it is today.”

“I never knew 25 years ago that this race would be as big as it is today.”

In 2016, Todd was battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – a type of cancer that starts in white blood cells called lymphocytes – but he still showed up for the TXU Energy BakerRipley Turkey Trot , just like he has for the past 25 years.

Murry & Polly Bowden Honored at Heart of Gold

Murry & Polly Bowden Honored at Heart of Gold

The 2017 Heart of Gold Celebration honored Murry & Polly Bowden while celebrating our 110th year of service in Houston. Thanks our host committee, and the Bowdens, we raised over $1 million. Take a look back at the celebration.


A Race Like no Other

Todd Breton runs marathons throughout the year, but the TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot is the race he is most loyal to.

Turkey Trot Kick-Off Fun

Turkey Trot Kick-Off Fun

We held our annual Turkey Trot kick-off party earlier in September. If you didn’t make it, we have you covered.


Kelli’s Quick Fundraising Tips

How’s she become one of our most successful fundraisers yet!