10 YEAR $100,000 EXPANSION CAMPAIGN

We are excited to unveil our 10 Year Anniversary Expansion Campaign – an attempt to raise $100,000 over and above our annual budget in order to poise ourselves for the …

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to US

2017 is here and we are  off to an exciting start! This year marks our 10 year anniversary and we will be celebrating our birthday all year long! An amazing 2200 donors have raised almost …

Magnums Made A Difference

Making It Better celebrated 9 years of providing quality support services to at-risk children in Houston with its  9th annual signature fundraising event, Magnums Make a Difference, on Saturday, October 15th, raising a record $301,000.00!! This year’s event …

Summer Program 2016

Did you know that kids can lose two months or more of skills if they stop reading over the summer? It’s called the “Summer Slide”. Beginning this week, we will …

Reading Intervention Successes

In April we completed our 23 week program with great results and smiling faces, serving almost 300 K-2 students in 8 HISD elementary schools. All students started the school year 1 …

Steps 2 Success Entrepreneurs

  Our Steps 2 Success program students had a very busy and exciting semester! Not only did they do a lot of reading and related activities, but they also learned …

Lunch Bunch Spring 2016

Trained volunteers continued to give their time each week to support the social and emotional well-being of students in the Lunch Bunch program. Through the use of books, they covered …

Ready, Set, Read!

Children and parents residing at Belmont Place Apartments continued to attend our weekly Ready, Set, Read! program with enthusiasm. Parents, as well as our volunteer facilitators, observed tremendous growth in …

Parent Partnership Spring 2016

Our Parent Partnership programs continued through April to engage and connect parents and children in the communities of the schools we serve. We hosted two additional Family Literacy Nights at …