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

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

Shiplap Society

Chip Gaines Hosts HBU's Spirit of Excellence Gala

The evening raised more than $650,000 for university scholarships.

12/03/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Charity

KoonsFuller Commemorates 40th Anniversary by Awarding Houston Charities

Friends, colleagues and charity representatives gathered at the Houston Zoo to celebrate the grant award winners and KoonsFuller’s success.

11/29/2018 By Laura Tracy

Chic Chicks

Fashion Meets the Farm to Raise Over $200,000 for Recipe for Success

The inaugural Fashion in the Fields had everything: a Neiman Marcus runway show, adorable kid models, a lavish brunch, a salute to veterans, and a mission to end childhood obesity.

11/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Literacy

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation's Fourth Annual Jungle Book Gala Was a Wild Time

The organization's young professional group hosted a beautiful, exotic affair.

11/14/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Charity

The Women's Home 'ReNew & ReDo' Luncheon Was an Uplifting Affair

This year's fundraiser unveiled a new mission statement and entertained guests with a fashion show unlike years past.

11/08/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Sponsored Content

The 2018 Illumine Gala Was a Simply AAMAzing Affair

The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans raised more than $280,000 to further the nonprofit's mission of inspiring and empowering Latinos.

11/02/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Sponsored Content

Adult Congenital Heart Association Holds Inaugural Houston Benefit

The ACHA celebrated 20 years at the Houston Health Museum.

11/01/2018 With Laura Tracy

Philanthropy

Home Safe Home Gala Raises $540K to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The 13th annual event drew more than 500 guests to The Revaire.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Sponsored Content

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Third Annual Power of Literacy Luncheon Honors Former First Lady

Ladies for Literacy Guild announces launch of the First Lady's Book Club.

10/31/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ghoulishly Good Deeds

A Spooky Affair Raises $970,000 for Ronald McDonald House Houston

This year's Boo Ball drew more than 700 costumed characters in support of the charity for families of seriously ill children.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Melissa Etheridge and Other Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories at Fundraiser

The Grammy-winning musician headlined the 17th annual Nancy Owens Breast Cancer Foundation Luncheon, which raised $100,000 for research.

10/25/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Sponsored Content

Houston SPCA Dedicates Its New Campus With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

SPCA supporters—and plenty of animals—celebrated the expansive new space.

10/24/2018 With Laura Tracy