Katy and Houston News

05.01
2020

Local Nonprofit Provides Housing for Cancer Patients and Families

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Falls of Green Meadows is conveniently located in close proximity to The Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world. Texas Medical Center has approximately 10 million patients visit them yearly. Many of these patients and families are traveling to the Houston area and require a place to stay.

A local Katy nonprofit, The Ballard House is offering free housing to cancer, transplant patients and their families due to the recent impact of COVID-19. 

The Ballard House has the capacity to house 40 families and patients.They have three staff members per day to serve the guests needs. In order to keep existing families  safe, they have not accepted new families at this time. They are taking all precautions to keep existing families safe.

Although volunteers were not allowed initially, donations and meals have been dropped off through community efforts.

SOURCE: Community Impact