Houston teen uses chore money to help hundreds of needy families

HOUSTON, Texas — Food pantries and non-profit organizations have been working around the clock to help families, and one kid wanted to do his part. Kyle Garvis, an 8th grader from Houston, Texas, started helping Kids’ Meals Houston through his basketball team. The organization gets food to children who need it the most. But when the pandemic began, Kyle learned …

Survey: The jobs of at least 35% of Houston workers have been impacted by COVID-19

Gabriela Sánchez-Soto Many have lost jobs and many more have seen pay and hours cut during the pandemic. Industries that have been able to transition to work-from-home have been some of the least impacted. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has upended life in most of the country, and as cities and states issue social distancing and stay-at-home orders, millions of Americans have …