Doing Good: A 2nd Cup, 08.11.2014

With Houston being a hub for human trafficking, A 2nd Cup aims to educate people and raise awareness of the human-trafficking issue in our city. By serving as a money-making engine to fund solutions for survivors, the nonprofit works in collaboration with other anti-trafficking organizations to raise awareness, generate interest and engaging the public to take action. read more »

Everything’s Bigger In Texas, 04.03.2014

Rumor has it that the word "BIG" was invented in Texas, specifically Houston. Don’t quote us on that — we’re just saying that it makes sense, considering the enormity of the Houston Greek Festival and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. With the end of the rodeo, however, the Southwest Freeway has finally been restored to its normal, moderately congested state, and we’re already preparing for our next big bash: 47th Annual WorldFest.

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NaNoWriMo. It’s more than just a pretty acronym., 10.25.2013

Houston is a great city - we all know this. There are so many local organizations doing great work in and for the community, it's hard to be anything else but a model of giving. Appropriately, Houston was the second most philanthropic city in the nation earlier this year. Here at 20K Group, we call ourselves "a communications agency with a conscience," and we want that to be more than just a tagline. We try to support the community in various ways, whether its volunteering for a cause we're passionate about or purchasing a table at a gala. Since we care about Houston (and know you do, too), we’ll be featuring one nonprofit on our blog per month to acknowledge their efforts on behalf of Houston's citizens. Which do you think could use some love? Let us know in the comments. How many of us have ever dreamed of writing the next Great American novel? It might have begun as a few sentences in a notebook, or a scribbled missive in a margin – the start of our great story. But, what if we actually sat down and finished those thoughts? What if we had time to just see where the sentences led and go from there? November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), an annual internet-based creative writing project that challenges participants to write 50,000 words of a new novel between November 1 and 30.

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