National Guacamole Day – September 16th

Written by: Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE   National Guacamole Day – September 16th What a great day to celebrate such an amazing green food! National Guacamole Day is a day devoted to praising the nutritional benefits of avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole. Avocados are rich in folate, fiber, antioxidants and potassium. In […]


It’s Game Time!

Written by: Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE   Fall is upon us and that means the start of the football season is here too!  The fall season and football just go together and so does tailgating. When most people think of tailgate food, unhealthy food comes to mind.  I challenge you to bring a […]


Orbital Fracture

Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief Of Optometry For St. Hope Foundation This month’s topic is one that hits a little closer to home than those in past blogs since my wife recently suffered an injury to her left eye and has multiple orbital fractures.  An orbital fracture is a fracture of any of […]

How Often Should I Get Tested for an STD or STI

How Often Should I Get Tested for an STD or STI?

Worrying about having a sexually transmitted disease (STD or STI) can feel isolating. Despite so many advances in technology, transportation, and civil rights, talking openly about STDs is still taboo. However, if you’re sexually active, it makes sense to get tested regularly, considering that almost half of Americans have or will contract a sexually transmitted infection. Since […]

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St. Hope’s Sugar Land Community Health Center is Moving! 

On Monday, August 5, 2019, the Sugar Land Community Health Center opens its doors to patients at its new location – 14815 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX 77478. Located just 10 minutes away from its former location, the new Sugar Land Community Health Center offers the same services and hours, with a compassionate team of […]


SHF – Houston Pride Parade 2019

St Hope Foundation was once again privileged to participate in the 2019 Houston Pride Parade. We had a float and our team was there, reaching out to the community and letting them know we love them. Our hearts are in the community, and we just love being with the people! Enjoy the video.  

At What Age Should You Start Going to the Gynecologist

At What Age Should You Start Going to the Gynecologist?

If you’ve never been to a gynecologist, the prospect of that first visit can be intimidating. However, knowing when to go and what to expect can help alleviate some of that anxiety. The first thing you need to know is that there is no specific age that applies to everyone. Medical and sexual history varies […]


SHF Grape Escape 2019

On May 17th, 2019, we celebrated our 3rd annual Grape Escape event at McGovern Centennial Gardens. This event is a fundraiser that helps us purchase equipment to better serve our clients! This year’s event was the best of all! Check out the video:-).  

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What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of Mental Illness?

Physical ailments are easy to recognize. Something hurts, you get treatment. Sometimes, it may take longer to identify, since certain illnesses have no symptoms until they’re at their latest stages. But once recognized, people tend to mobilize to look for ways to heal in a best-case scenario, or alleviate symptoms in a worst-case one. But […]