Posts in the Count On Us To Care Category

Richmond’s Amazing Kids

This year has been a tough one in Houston. Flooding, hurricanes, Covid, school closures, and more piled onto the normal everyday troubles we all have can seem to be overwhelming. And, sometimes it is. Especially for our kids. A couple of those kids decided that the headlines needed to change for their peers and themselves. […]

The Flint Water Problem, Part I: How It Happened

The water problems began when the city of Flint, Michigan found itself in a budget crisis. In 2014, the state of Michigan decided to temporarily change the city’s water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure until a new supply line to Lake Huron was ready. The Flint River has […]

The Flint Water Problem Part II: Jumping In And Helping Out

Lead poisoning is dangerous for anyone. Lead in the water system in Flint. Michigan once again made headlines. Experts say that water treatment would have prevented 90% of the problems with Flint’s water. The Safe Drinking Water Act, enacted in 1986, required the Environmental Protection Agency to set standards for the concentration of lead in […]

The Flint Water Problem Part III: Protecting Your Water Quality

The Safe Drinking Water Act, enacted in 1986, required the Environmental Protection Agency to set standards for the concentration of lead in public pipes and pushing for “lead-free” water systems. But, lead is everywhere. Lead enters our bodies from drinking water, as well as dust, soil and air. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

JuCan Toy Drive 2016

Abacus is a Proud Partner of The JuCan Foundation’s Annual Toy Drive  The JuCan Foundation is a family that assists children and families that are in treatment for cancer throughout the United States. Every year The JuCan Foundation has an annual Toy Drive to collect toys and donate them to MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital […]

MainStreet America Partners with Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical

Abacus Selected as the Exclusive Plumbing Contractor for MainStreet America’s Club Members HOUSTON, TX, Monday, October 12, 2015–Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical announces it has been selected as the preferred plumbing service provider for Mainstreet America, the Nation’s Only Year-Round Parade of Model Homes.  MainStreet America now recommends Abacus to members and visitors interested […]

Abacus Toy Drive for Kids with Cancer

Join Abacus in supporting the JuCan Foundation Toy Drive Campaign for Pediatric Cancer Patients at M.D. Anderson and other hospitals going on NOW Thru December 17th! We want to offer as many gifts as possible. Many of these kids/families are from out of state…this is the only Christmas they may get! How to Get the […]

Abacus Is Proud To Support The JuCan Foundation

The JuCan Foundation mission is to support pediatric cancer research, patients and their families both financially and emotionally. Using this motivation, they strive to support new cancer research and more effective drugs and treatments that can offer real hope for children with cancer and their families. To gain awareness and support for cancer research, the […]