Education is the key to our children's Future. Through the Clutch City Foundation, the Rockets have a myriad of
programs that help make learning fun and exciting for area students.
The Clutch City Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) established in 1995 by Rockets owner Leslie Alexander to Provide help, hope and inspiration to those who might otherwise be forgotten. Since its inception, the Clutch City foundation has raised more than $10 million for those who are less fortunate. Tux & Tennies is the foundation's premier fundraiser, and over the years has helped thousands of Houstonians in need.
SAT Training Camp presented by Comcast
In an effort to better prepare high school students for the SAT exam, the Houston Rockets and Comcast partnered with the Princeton Review to present the SAT Training Camp, a free college preparatory workshop. Speakers included Rockets center Chuck Hayes. The players spoke on their overall college experiences and on taking the SAT, as well as take part in a question and answer segment at the conclusion of their talks. The Training Camp will provide a full menu of information to help guide parents and students through the college application process, including admissions, financial aid, SAT prep classes, test dates and much more.
Kashmere Feeder System Schools
The Rockets are continuing their support of schools located in the
Houston Independent School District's Kashmere Feeder System.
As part of the on-going efforts, the team continues its work with
school administrators to develop initiatives that help students
improve their performance on state mandated exams. From hosting
Rockets motivational rallies, inviting the entire student body and
their parents to home games, providing incentives for students to
participate in tutoring classes, and awarding scholarships to
students who passed the test, the Rockets are hands-on in their
For more information or questions on our Education programs, please contact Miss Hai Duong at firstname.lastname@example.org