Ladies Who Lunch

Designer Deals Draw Big Bucks from the River Oaks Set

The sold-out "Prancing With a Purpose" fashion show and luncheon raised over $650,000 for the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary.

04/19/2019 By Abby Ledoux

In Bloom

Bayou Bend Soirées Draw Celebrity Guests and Boost the Budget by More Than a Mil

Last Friday's fashion show and Sunday's garden party were a chic success—just ask Kate Upton.

04/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Come Quickly, I Am Tasting the Stars

SPA Channels Capote's Party of the Century With a Black and White Ball of Its Own

The elegant affair in the Wortham Center's Grand Foyer raised more than $500,000 for the performing arts org.

04/09/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Slam Dunk

Clint Capela Launches His Foundation With Help From Celebrity Teammates

The CC15 Foundation's first major event raised $215,000 for low-income, single-parent families.

04/02/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Now That's Dinner and a Show

Idina Menzel Brings Down the House at TUTS Golden Anniversary Gala

A special performance by the Broadway powerhouse, a champagne toast from Mayor Turner, and a whopping $1.37 million raised made this soirée one for the books.

03/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Hunger Mitao!

How Houston's Indian American Community Is Feeding the Hungry

A group known as the Indian American Council has now provided a million meals—and counting—to the Houston Food Bank.

03/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Love is in the Air

Whimsical Wintry Gala Features a Surprise Wedding

Ars Lyrica's Mid-Winter Night's Dream Gala broke a fundraising record, too.

03/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

❤️

Houston Has Heart: Gala Raises $2.3 Million for AHA

More than 700 guests at the 2019 Houston Heart Ball helped fund research and education programs to prevent heart disease and stroke.

02/20/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Charity

An Intimate Dinner Party Funds Additional Rienzi Artifacts

Rienzi Society members donated more than $214,000 at Tuesday's annual dinner.

02/15/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Good Time Gals

Junior League's Fire and Ice Ball Draws Hot Crowd for Cool Party

The 71st annual charity gala raised $750,000 for the League's community program and volunteer initiatives.

02/14/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Charity

Bubbles, Bibs and Brunch Bash Celebrates 5K Runners

Team Dress for Success crosses the finish line during the Chevron Houston Marathon weekend.

02/04/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

Out and About

Guests Get the Royal Treatment at The Social Book Launch Party

More than 600 attendees celebrated the 24th anniversary of Houston's premier fundraising events calendar.

01/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Top Lawyers

Houstonia Celebrates Our Top Lawyers

We hosted our 2018 winners at Bosscat for food, drink and...Porsches.

01/21/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

Razzle Dazzle 'Em

Ars Lyrica Toasts 2019 with a Glittering New Year's Eve Gala

As is tradition, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble ushered in the new year with dinner, a Chicago-style show, plenty of bubbly, and a view of the downtown fireworks.

01/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Love and Basketball

Rockets Players Spread Holiday Cheer to Houston Kids

Chris Paul and Clint Capela played Santa this year.

01/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ladies Who Lunch

20th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show Nets $370,000 for Child Advocates

Holiday-ready styles and one adoptive family's story of hope were the standout features of this year's Angels of Hope fundraiser.

12/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Very Important Parties

Altus Foundation Raises $1 Million at Record-Breaking, Star-Studded Gala

Tyra Banks, pro athletes, acrobatic performers, and a marriage proposal: The city's largest, glitziest gala had it all.

12/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Return

One-Night-Only 'Jubilee of Dance' Celebrates Houston Ballet's Return to the Wortham

It was one of the most successful onstage dinners for Houston Ballet.

12/07/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Visual Art

Art on the Avenue Shows Off Houston's Talent

Houston’s largest silent art auction raised $250,000.

12/06/2018 By Houstonia Staff

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While Kids Enjoy a Magical Musical Morning, Their Parents Raise $56,000 for Houston Symphony Programs

This year's event transformed River Oaks Country Club into a Parisian winter wonderland.

12/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux