Vote now for CultureMap's 2015 charity partner


Part of our mission at CultureMap is to shine a light on all the good work Houston non-profits do to make our city a better place to live. That's why we're bringing back the CultureMap Charity Challenge presented by Yellow Cab.

In this challenge, you get to help us select a charity partner for 2015. Here's how it works:

  • We selected 12 deserving nonprofits
  • You vote for your favorite every day, once a day, until February 20 at midnight
  • The winner will be announced on February 23

The winning organization will receive an exclusive advertising package from CultureMap valued at $5,000, plus a $2,500 cash donation, $200 gift card courtesy of Yellow Cab and more!

Now it's up to you. Ready, set, vote!

The votes are in. See who won!
Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter

Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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Ambassadors for Texas Children's Hospital

Mission: Working to provide a strong voice for the patients of Texas Children's and supporting them through philanthropic donations and active engagement within the greater Houston community.

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American Heart Association

Mission: AHA saves lives by making discoveries, educating people and changing communities to improve overall health and prevent cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Casa de Esperanza

Mission: Casa de Esperanza is a safe place for children in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV and also provides residential, medical and psychological care for these children.

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DePelchin's Children Center

Mission: The leading center in Texas for children’s well-being, DePelchin focuses on providing mental health, foster care and adoption services.

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Houston Area Women's Center

Mission: Helping individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence by providing shelter, counseling and advocacy. The Women’s Center also works to prevent violence before it ever starts through community awareness and education.

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Houston Museum District

Mission: The Houston Museum District is committed to making cultural arts accessible to everyone by providing unparalleled opportunities for education, inspiration and recreation.

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Latin Women's Initiative

Mission: Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of Latin women through service and support to organizations that provide community resources, education and health services.

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Peach Outreach

Mission: Committed to raising awareness about endometrial (uterine) cancer and other gynecologic cancers, and funds to support research and education to advance early diagnosis.

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Small Steps Nurturing Center

Mission: Provide an exemplary early childhood program to instill and foster the social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth of economically at-risk children and their families.

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Urban Harvest

Mission: Urban Harvest promotes, inspires and empowers community, good nutrition and sustainability through the teaching and support of organic gardening.

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The Will Herndon Fund (HOPE)

Mission: Beyond Batten Disease Foundation (BBDF) supports research to treat and cure juvenile Batten disease: a rare, fatal, inherited, neurodegenerative disorder that strikes young, otherwise healthy children around the age of five.

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