Caption: Port Houston's Community Relations and Events team delivering food drive items.
Port Houston continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to education, whether from inside the classroom, at the workplace and beyond. Port Houston strives to increase public awareness with students in the community regarding the port and its role in the local, regional, and national economy.
Did you know that St. Nicholas is the patron saint of seafarers, as well as of children? Port Houston is proud to continue a wonderful tradition of spreading holiday cheer by providing small gifts to visiting seafarers through the “Shoeboxes for Seafarers” program. The program, which has been running for more than 40 years, is organized by the Houston International Seafarers’ Center.
Port Houston helped spread the holiday spirit by preparing and packaging Thanksgiving meals for 22 families at the Houston International Seafarers’ Center. Families included both local community members and Port Houston staff affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Port Houston’s latest community event took place at the Houston Food Bank Oct. 18, with teams working together to benefit the Backpack Buddy program.
Port Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the University of Texas School of Law's Distinguished Alumna for Community Service Award Oct. 6.
Port Houston teamed up with Hermann Park Conservancy to host more than 600 riders at this year’s annual "Park to Port" Bike Ride Oct. 7.
Port Houston proudly partnered up with the Galveston Bay Foundation to host one of the statewide clean-up sites for the Texas General Land Office's Adopt-A-Beach event at Morgan's Point Sept. 23.