CHARITY PREVIEW GALA
Enjoy an exclusive and elegant night at the Houston Auto Show during the Charity Preview Gala, Jan. 21, 2020. The swankiest sneak peek in town lets you tip back a few of the coolest drinks, shimmy to the hottest jazz, and most of all, get a load of the latest automobiles.
The 2020 Charity Preview Gala benefits four local charities:
This no auction, limited seating, fundraising event is one of a kind. Guests will enjoy the Roaring Twenties theme with entertainment by Julie Johnson & The 5th Avenue Band. Everything from professional dancers, cigar rollers, and possibly a vehicle reveal, will surely stimulate the senses.
Bo’s Place exists to enhance the lives of those who have experienced the death of a loved one. As Houston’s premier nonprofit bereavement center in Houston, where it is estimated that 1 in 15 children will experienced the death of a parent or sibling by age 18, Bo’s Place offers grief support groups, camps/retreats, and summer programming to bereaved children, families and adults. Using the best practices, and trauma-informed grief support services, and education, led by mental health professionals, Bo’s Place provides a safe space and no cost support to 5,500+ community members annually. Children and families receiving support at Bo’s Place are able to develop coping skills to build resilience, process difficult feelings and experiences in a peer group where they feel understood and can build a community of support together.
Ducks Unlimited Inc
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.
Easter Seals Greater Houston, Inc.
Easter Seals Greater Houston, Inc., a United Way Agency, is a non-profit corporation established to provide comprehensive services to individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities and veterans as well as their families. As the only local organization providing a broad range of comprehensive services to individuals and families affected by disabilities, Easter Seals of Greater Houston operates: Early Childhood Intervention; Respite Services; Toy/Tech & Play Groups including BridgingApps™; High School/High Tech; Home of Your Own; Therapy Services; The Caroline School, A Day Program; Camps and Case Management; Transition Services; Adult Services, and Veterans Services.
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston’s mission is to find, create and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. These programs include two Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles – Dental and Medical; four Ronald McDonald C.H.E.E.R.! Rooms, and THE newest Ronald McDonald Hospitality Cart serving the families of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit babies treated at Memorial Hermann Northeast. Specifically, our Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles deliver easily accessible, quality healthcare to uninsured or underinsured children at no cost to families including but not limited to: immunizations, well-child visits, sports physicals, dental cleanings, screenings, fillings and extractions.