Houston Area Live Steamers depends on your generosity.

The Houston Area Live Steamers, (Hals) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and many donations are tax deductible. Your generosity helps members operate and maintain the many facilities on the Cypress Creek & Southern Railroad here at Zube Park, including but not limited to track maintenance, locomotive and passenger car acquisition and maintenance, maintenance of bridges, building new track and bridges, and landscaping.

We are privileged to be in partnership with Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack. Security services are provided by Harris County Constables Office, Precinct 4. As results of these partnerships, we are able to provide the public the opportunity to enjoy trains as much as we do. The majority of the track, signals, engines and cars are provided by membership fees as well as donations from the public. All donations are greatly appreciated.

As an individual, you can donate in several ways:

  • Become a member and join us in a project and lend a hand.
  • Make a monetary donation to a specific project.
  • Make a general donation of funds. (Our maintenance costs for one year of operation approach $20,000.00).
  • Donate needed supplies (ballast, plants, boulders, brick pavers, fence wire and posts to protect the plantings, etc.)

You can send monetary donations to:
Houston Area Live Steamers
P.O. Box 215
Hockley, Texas 77447-0215

Or, you can come by on a run day and leave your donation with one of the members or in a donation jar at the station. You can also leave a comment in the "contact us" page.

Amazon Smile and Kroger’s Community Rewards are efforts by Amazon and Kroger to support the non-profit organizations that their customers believe in. You can help HALS by using them.
  • Instead of going to Amazon.com, go to smile.Amazon.com to do your Amazon shopping. Pick out Houston Area Live Steamers as your choice of non-profit organizations.

  • If you shop Kroger and have a Kroger rewards card, then go to Kroger.com and select Houston Area Live Steamers (oops, they wrote down streamers). You have to renew this every year for Kroger. This does not take anything away from you – it just gives money to HALS!
These programs do not cost you more, but does contribute to HALS

Thank You for your support.

All donations are tax deductible.

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