childabuse2      Houston Restaurants Join Thread Alliance To Help
     End Child Abuse


Mayor Annise Parker proclaimed April 2, 2015 as The Thread Alliance Day in Houston. The proclamation recognized The Thread Alliance’s efforts to bring child abuse awareness to the forefront. Sheila Aron is the founder of the organization and declares “that all children deserve unconditional love and a childhood free of abuse.” It’s The Thread Alliance’s mission to provide resources to prevent the cycle of child abuse.

April is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month. During the month of April many of Houston’s finest restaurants will be participating in the Thread Alliance annual “Blue Plate Special.”  The citywide child abuse prevention awareness campaign encourages Houstonians to weave the thread of love and end the cycle of child abuse. Each participating restaurant will donate a percentage of their “Blue Plate Special” to The Thread Alliance.

The Thread Alliance, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization founded by Sheila Aron, is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse. The non-profit’s mission is to bring child abuse awareness to the forefront and provide a central registry of local, state, and national resources for those seeking child abuse prevention, intervention, or treatment information and services. By increasing awareness and volunteerism through individual and community participation, The Thread Alliance strives to protect every child from cruelty and neglect and make child abuse a thing of the past.

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Sheila Aron is also the author of I’m Glad I’m Me, Weaving the Thread of Love From Generation to Generation.  The book is writtenwith the conviction that how messages of love are communicated between parents and children can positively shape a child’s personality, self-esteem, and – in later years – their approach to their own children.


To participate or for more information visit and help stop the cycle.. Below is the list of restaurants and their “blue plate specials”. The “blue plate specials” will be served the entire month of April.

Alphabetical list of restaurants supporting The Thread Alliance and

their “Blue Plate Special.”

Adair Kitchen - Crispy Chicken & Waffles

Armandos - Chili Relleno

Brennan's of Houston - Froberg Strawberry Shortcake

Brooklyn Athletic Club -  Porkobuco- Braised pork shank, Brussels

Sprout/potato/bacon/ Pecan Hash, Gremolata,

Red wine pan gravy

Buffalo Grille- "Breakfast Special"

Café Adobe - Chicken Bravo Entrée

California Pizza Kitchen- the BPS will be applied to any order but

guest must specify that it is there for the BPS.

Center Court Café at The Houstonian - Chefs Daily Special

Ciao Bello - Red Snapper Ravello

D'Amicos - Nash Pizza

Dessert Gallery Bakery & Café - All Coffee and Espresso Drinks,

Any lunch order (dine-in only)

d'Marco's pizzeria - 16" Chicken Sausage & Cheese pizza

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Craftsman Ribeye 12oz

Frank's Americana Revival - Parmesean Chicken over Pasta Alfredo

Giacomo's Cibo e Vino - Linguine Giacomo, Pasta with Shrimp,

Arugula & Cherry Tomatoes in a Lemony Sundried Tomato Pesto Sauce

Glass Wall - Crusted Chicken Fried Steak - Beef Tenderloin, Smoked

Gouda Smashers, Green beans, Nueske's bacon/cream Gravy

Los Cucos Signature Mexican Café - Signature Enchiladas

Manor House at The Houstonian - Chefs Daily Special

Mariposa Room at Neiman Marcus - Vegetable Wrap & Petite Salad

- Grilled vegetables w/ Hummus, Petite Salad with Fruit Salad

Moderno - Taco of the Month

Olivette at The Houstonian- Chefs Daily Special

Palazzo's Cafe - Chef Chalk Board Special

Palazzo's  Trattoria  - Chef Chalk Board Special

Peli Peli –

Prego - Texas Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Puttanesca Sauce, Italian  

Vegetables & Spaghetti Peperocino

Ragin' Cajun - Fried Shrimp Poboy, cup of Red Beans & Rice w/ Drink.

Red Ox Bar & Grill - Flavorful Fajitas- Beef or Chicken Platter

Ristorante Cavour at Hotel Granduca - Lunch: Tagliatella Pasta with

farm Poached Egg, Pancetta, Parmesan and Pea Purée.  Dinner: Pan

Roasted Salmon with Basil Lemon Sauce, Artichoke, Peppers and Orzo

Siphon Coffee - Chicken Club Sandwich

Sorrento Ristorante - Tiramisu with a Chocolate Truffle

Steamboat House – Mrs. Sam Houston's Famous Bread Pudding made

with Butter Croissants and Bourbon

Tony's-  Grilled Mediterranean Branzino

Triniti - filet Mignon