Weinstein Spira Giving Back

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Giving Back


What is important to you?
At Weinstein Spira, we care about your answer to this question beyond its financial aspect. As an advisor to some of the most successful business owners in Greater Houston, we are dedicated to the success of the community. This fuels our involvement in and support of local organizations.

From “Pink Out Day” to holiday crafting, firm members participate in efforts to support and create awareness around organizations throughout Greater Houston. We also sponsor some of the most visible events in the community. But that’s not why we do it. We’re just happy to support causes close to the hearts of clients and firm members.

Visit our Facebook page to see examples of our involvement in the community. Contact Katie Butler at 713.622.7000 or kmb(at)weinsteinspira.com if you are interested in having Weinstein Spira support your organization.

 

American Red Cross 

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Get on your bikes and ride! Weinstein Spira gives to Tour du Rouge, a 537 mile bike ride from Houston to New Orleans that benefits the American Red Cross.

Anti-Defamation League 

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Weinstein Spira gives to the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award, an award presented annually to an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community services.

Blue Bird Circle 

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The Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology sees more than 25,000 patients per year who suffer from disorders such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.

Chickasaw Foundation 

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The Chickasaw Foundation provides educational assistance for students who demonstrate excellence in academics, community service, dedication to Native America and a commitment to learning. 

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer 

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The mission of CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is to end children’s cancer by driving targeted and innovative research with measurable results in an accelerated time frame.

Dress for Success Houston 

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Dress for Success Houston empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and life. From wall painting to sorting accessories, our team enjoys giving back to Dress for Success Houston.

The Emery Weiner School 

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The Emery Weiner School is a private, college-preparatory middle and high school that hosts the annual Joy of Education Dinner. Weinstein Spira’s community ties help underwrite a portion of the school’s fundraising efforts.

Holocaust Museum Houston 

Deeply rooted in the Houston Jewish community, Weinstein Spira supports the mission of the Holocaust Museum Houston: educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the six million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors’ legacy.

Goodwill Industries of Houston 

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As a Board of Trustees member, Brian Franklin donates his time and talents to Goodwill. The organization provides training, education and job opportunities to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, improving the lives of individuals, families and communities. 

Greater Houston’s Jewish Community 

As an active member of the Jewish community in Greater Houston, we sponsor events for a variety of Jewish organizations including:

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Houston Food Bank 

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Houston Food Bank is Houston’s largest food donation foundation that gives aid to the hungry and homeless. We have pledged to support and sponsor the Houston Food Bank.

Houston Junior Woman’s Club (HJWC) Charitable Fund 

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We are a supporter of the HJWC, an organization of women dedicated to volunteer services and financial assistance to charitable organizations that serve the needs of children in the Houston community.

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 

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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is not only the world’s largest livestock show and rodeo… it’s also a Section 501(c)(3) charity that benefits the youth of Texas. Each year, the organization holds a Texas-style Bar-B-Que cook-off between more than 250 teams. Weinstein Spira sponsors a cook-off team – the BBQ Commanders 3 – and invites firm members and clients to this invitation-only pre-party. (Fun fact: BBQ Commanders 3 were the Overall Grand Champion in 2014!)

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston 

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Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston brings diverse faith traditions together to collaborate and serve the community. During the holiday season, Weinstein Spira turns the conference room into a card-crafting station and firm members are invited to create holiday cards for the organization.

JDRF Houston Gulf Coast Chapter 

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Each year, our best golfers bring out their clubs for the Tee Up to Cure Diabetes Golf Classic. The tournament raises funds for life-changing research on juvenile diabetes.

Jewish Family Service 

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Jewish Family Service is a non-profit human service agency for people of all ages and walks of life. Their goal is to provide light, hope and help to individuals struggling with life challenges.

MD Anderson Cancer Center 

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is a global leader in cancer care, cancer research and the fight to end cancer. Weinstein Spira donates in honor and memory of our clients, friends and families.

National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society 

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The National MS Society is working toward a world free of MS. They mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.

Nepal Earthquake Victims Relief Fund  

A massive earthquake shook Nepal on April 25, 2015, leading to many deaths and much destruction. Weinstein Spira monetarily donates to help the people of Nepal.

Periwinkle Foundation 

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The Periwinkle Foundation develops and provides programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and are cared for at Texas Children’s Hospital. Shareholder Brian Franklin donates his time and talents as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors.

PugHearts of Houston 

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PugHearts of Houston is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and placing needy pugs. Weinstein Spira sponsors “Pugs on the Bayou,” the organization’s annual fundraising event. Firm members often attend the event as well.

Pulmonary Hypertension Association 

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Pulmonary hypertension is a rare disease in which high blood pressure occurs in the arteries of the lungs. In support of the prevention and cure of PH, firm members provide a donation to the PHA Lone Star Chapter in order to participate in the annual Weinstein Spira holiday potluck luncheon.

Star of Hope 

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Star of Hope supports homeless men, women and their children in Houston. Weinstein Spira hosts a two-week drive for needed items every season. Firm members bring in requested items then drop off the collected items at the end of the two weeks.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure 

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In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Weinstein Spira participates in “Pink Out Day” every October. Firm members are encouraged to wear pink and jeans in exchange for a $5 donation. Firm members who wear extra pink are entered into a gift card drawing.

Walk for the Woods Project 

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The Woods Project supports the success of disadvantaged students through the use of “wilderness education and exploration experiences.” Weinstein Spira supports the organization by sponsoring and participating in the Walk for the Woods Project, a 4 mile walk through Houston’s historic East End.

Wounded Warrior Project 

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We support the Wounded Warrior Project. This organization is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs for wounded veterans.

The Woodlawn Foundation 

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The Woodlawn Foundation receives contributions and provides grants to nonprofit organizations that receive pastoral care from the Catholic Prelature of Opus Dei. Weinstein Spira monetarily supports the expansion in memory of a dear client.