WithMerci Foundation Partners with Texas Children’s Hospital to Feed Families and Children for Thanksgiving
Understanding that it is “better to give than to receive,” Houston Texans Whitney Mercilus and the WithMerci Foundation embraces the responsibility of giving back and are committed to making a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable; our children. On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Whitney Mercilus, Ray’s Real Pit BBQ Shack and Mercilus’ foundation, WithMerci will present the 4th Annual Give WithMerci at Texas Children’s Hospital located at 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030. This event is slated to begin at 6:15 p.m. concluding at 7:30 p.m.Mercilus will be joined by his teammates, Texans’ Toro, Foundation board members and his immediate family.
“I can’t believe this is our 4th year, this is one of my favorite WithMerci events. I couldn’t imagine having to spend the holidays in the hospital, so if bringing Thanksgiving dinner brings a little bit of hope to these children, I am all for it. I started the WithMerci Foundation because I love working with children, and I’ve developed a passion to help families and underprivileged children with disabilities and special needs. This holiday season it is important that we remember that it is not the amount of time or money we give rather it is the outpouring of love portrayed in our giving. It warms my heart to know that through our efforts these children and their families will enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal that they may have not otherwise received,” said Mercilus.
Mercilus infinite heart for people and his community has always led him to give back thus the creation of the WithMerci Foundation. Since its inception the WithMerci Foundation has been a champion for advancing the cause for an underserved population, providing advocate services for families and children with disabilities. To date the WithMerci Foundation has donated nearly $500,000 to organizations supporting children with disabilities and special needs in the Greater Houston area.
Partnering with Texas Children’s Hospital aligns with the mission of the WithMerci Foundation whereas; they are a non-profit organization with the sole mission of creating a flourishing, unimpaired and healthier future for children and women throughout their local and global communities by championing patient care, education and research.
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