Chinese New Year's Fried Rice Cook-Off

Fried Rice Cook-off

Join us for our First Annual Chinese New Year Fried Rice Cook-Off. This will be unique experience as we have friends from within the community presenting their version of FRIED RICE with a very international flair. (There will be representation from many ethnic backgrounds.)

$10 gets you a beverage and 10 tastings!

The event is family and dog friendly with a DOG Costume contest! Prizes will be given to the most CREATIVE costumes. A bounce house as well as other entertainment will be available for the kiddos (big and small)

This charity event will raise money for the FOTP emergency fund pillar, which funded our part in the Harvey Relief Efforts in 2017. We'd like to thank all the donors from Harvey Relief last year with a free beverage and 10 tastings!

Thank you for all our volunteers and donors throughout the year!!!

February 18, Noon-4pm at the Phoenix on Westheimer.

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Consider The Friends of the Phoenix on this Giving Tuesday. 

We have a new endeavor in the works, and will share details once its been approved/accepted by parties involved

Bike Around the Bay 2017

Bike Around the Bay is a fully supported two-day, 170-mile cycling event sponsored by Shell and benefits the Galveston Bay Foundation. Started in 2007, Bike Around the Bay showcases the natural beauty of Galveston Bay and raises awareness of the need the protect it.

Friends of the Phoenix took to opportunitity to participate in a fun event while raising money for a worthy cause. Through donations from friends and family as well as our other fundraising effors, we raised $5825 for the GBF.  

Galveston Bay Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to preserve, protect, and enhance Galveston Bay. The organization's program areas include advocacy, conservation, education, and research. 

Harvey Relief

Thanks all our donors and volunteers, as of September the 7th, you have helped us to:

Last week, volunteers cooked and delivered 1800 hot meals as well as donate raw supplies to: The National Guard, Coast Guard, Doctors and Nurses at GRB and Memorial Herman, and volunteers and evacuees at various shelters

Last weekend, 40+ volunteers worked with a local community center helping demo and clean 8 homes. We now have 40 volunteers now experienced in at least one demo project so that we can partner up with other group/ communities and provide guidance and assistance!

#BlueSmokeBBQ did a fundraiser at the pub and donated everything they made to our cause!

Your donations allowed us to purchase and stuff 250 backpacks for kids staying at the shelters just in time for them to start school Monday.

We are collecting donations for these select items:
strollers, wagons, baby carriers, pack n plays, car-seats
NEW or gently used is okay.

Currently we will work on reaching out to local communities and continue BTHO Harvey with clean up efforts.

We have also been asked to assist with assistance for the Golden Triangle!

Penn State Houston Harvey Relief

PSU Houston

Penn State Houston has joined hands with the Friends of the Phoenix to fundraise for Harvey relief.

PSU Alum and students, this is the easiest and best way donate to Harvey relief efforts in Houston.  Know that 100% of your donation will go to someone connected to PSU Houston that is affected by Harvey.  The PSU Houston board members have complete responsibitily on how your donations here will be spent!


Amazon Smile

We have just joined the Amazon Smile program.  

Here's an easy way for you to help Friends of the Phoenix:

When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to Friends of the Phoenix!

1) Go to Amazon Smile
2) Choose Friends of the Phoenix as your Amazon Smile charity
3) Shop & save (Aways start at and Amazon donates)