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Lara Bell and Roseann Rogers to Chair ‘Get in the Game for the Kids’

As ESCAPE Family Resource Center plans their 38th Annual Celebrity Serve Banquet, they have turned to two seasoned participants who have 22 years’ experience working with the event to be the co-chairs.  Lara Bell and Roseann Rogers are already hard at work creating an exciting evening for April 3.  “Get in the Game for the Kids,” will be held…

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Magnificent Five comes to the rescue to help ESCAPE move

When the call went out that ESCAPE Family Resource Center needed some help moving furniture, the “Magnificent Five” from Occidental Petroleum came to the rescue. “The staff was so grateful to have 10 extra hands helping with this project,” said Fritz Guthrie, CEO.  “But, we were amazed at how quickly they were able to get everything done!” Special recognition…

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2017-2018 was a good year for ESCAPE Family Resource Center

We are Houston Strong! It has been an amazing year for ESCAPE Family Resource Center. We, along with thousands of others, continue to weather the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Families in the communities we serve are returning to dry homes, new jobs, and are recreating a lifestyle that can move them ahead. True to our mission, we have touched…

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Celebrities serve ESCAPE for a cause

Founding chairs of the celebrity waiter-themed benefit Joan Schnitzer Levy and Gerald Franklin joined forces in chairing the fundraiser one more time at Hotel ZaZa Museum District on Sunday April 22 for the 37th annual event.  Greeting the close to 300 guests was dinner chair Kim Padgett and applauding the over $300,000 raised towards the mission of Escape Family Resource…

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Work continues as child abuse and neglect continue to rise

As the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) releases their 2017 statistics on child abuse and neglect, ESCAPE Family Resource Center continues to focus on the prevention of child abuse through providing programs and classes to enhance parenting skills for families at risk of child maltreatment in the greater Houston area. “We believe that every parent wants…

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Hal Sutton teams up for success with ESCAPE Family Resource Center

  Hal Sutton, former Ryder Cup Captain and PGA champion, was the honored guest for the 33rd Annual Golf Classic that supports the programming at the ESCAPE Family Resource Center. Houston Area Network In Action members from The Heights and Energy Corridor hosted the event. Dozens of golfers and non-golfers sponsored teams, bid on auction items, and shared their…

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Give of Yourself: Become a Volunteer with ESCAPE

ESCAPE relies on volunteers to propel our mission and our movement. Volunteers support our organization in a variety of ways. They can be found supporting educators in classrooms, assisting staff in the office and lending a hand at fundraising events. Specially trained volunteers may speak at community fairs and professional conferences around the city, helping us inform the public about…

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They said it: How ESCAPE is helping to serve the community

“The First Five course provided me with more information and skills than I expected. The course covered everything from parents’ responsibilities to nutrition and communication. I also understood the difference between punishment and discipline and what is considered child abuse. I was happy during the course because I was already implementing a lot of the skills that were taught,…

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Board of Directors unanimously selects Fritz Guthrie as ESCAPE CEO

The Board of Directors of ESCAPE Family Resource Center has unanimously selected Fritz Guthrie as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Guthrie becomes the sixth leader of the organization since its inception in 1983. “It is my honor that the board has selected me to follow in the footsteps of Lidya Osadchey who is retiring after having served as CEO…

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