Elyson is still young as communities go, and we’re already building a tradition of giving back. In the past year, we’ve partnered with local charities and our residents have volunteered to provide meals, toys, clothing and more. More charitable activities are planned as 2020 unfolds.
From decorating lunch bags for kids in need, to virtually enjoying the Houston Zoo and institutions around the world, here are some fun and easy ideas for keeping kids engaged from an expert on the subject, Elyson’s Lifestyle Director – and mother of two – Kelly.
If you’re thinking about moving to Houston, these 10 things to know will help you get the lay of our land, which is larger than New Jersey, btw. Some might surprise you, such as the fact that Houston is home to the world’s largest medical center, and we eat out more and give more to charity than just about any other city. Read on, and welcome to Houston.
Elyson is partnering with Katy-based Clothed by Faith to collect new or gently used clothing on Mon., Aug. 5 and Tues., Aug. 6. With the new school year coming up, it’s the perfect time to clean out your closets and help those in need. Clothed by Faith’s “roaming closet” truck will be parked in the Elyson House parking lot to accept donations.
Kindness Rocks hidden around the grounds of Elyson House were the first project of Elyson’s Teen Club, keeping kids active this summer with activities including a bike ride, board game night and water gun fight.
From weekly fitness classes to community-wide parties, events and activities are a big part of life at Elyson. Meet Kelly Jones, Elyson’s Lifestyle Director, and see what’s coming up for the rest of 2019.
Elyson, a master-planned community in Katy, has donated 25 pre-lit, 6.5-foot Christmas trees to Trees of Hope Katy, an organization created to provide new Christmas trees for Katy residents whose homes were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
What would be the perfect backyard addition for your home in Elyson, or anywhere? How about an All-American Playhouse for the kids? You can enter a raffle to win one for only $5 this summer, and do a good deed at the same time.
By the start of April, members of the Greater Houston Builders Association had donated more than $150,000 worth of building materials for the 2017 GHBA Benefit Home in Elyson. The Benefit Home is being built by Chesmar Homes on a homesite donated by Elyson.
Of all the great homes that will be built in Elyson in 2017, one will be just a little bit more special. It’s the 2017 Greater Houston Builders Association Benefit Home, which will break ground later this month on a homesite donated by Newland, the developer of Elyson.