Shine Bright

JDRF's Glitzy Platinum Anniversary Promise Ball Raises $1.9 Million

The glittering event honored individuals personally impacted by Type 1 diabetes.

05/13/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

And They're Off!

Fabulous Hats and Deep Pockets Make This Sold-Out Derby Affair a Smashing Success

Hats, Hearts & Horseshoes raised over $350,000 for Bo's Place.

05/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Charity

NFL Star Draws a Crowd to Benefit the Menninger Clinic

The lunch crowd raised $390,000 for the hospital's patients and their families.

05/10/2019 By Houstonia Staff

A Milli

UNICEF Gala Breaks Fundraising Record in $1 Million Night

The sixth annual event honored Susan and Dan Boggio and Sue and Lester Smith for their humanitarian and philanthropic efforts.

05/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Getting Lucky

The Most Glamorous Game of Bingo Ever Happened at The Post Oak

Last month's event saw 250 guests test their luck, all to benefit local nonprofit iWRITE Literacy Organization.

05/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Laughter Is the Best Medicine

Broach Foundation Gala Generates Plenty of Laughs and $500,000 for Brain Cancer Research

Comedian John Crist headlined the eighth annual "Stand Up for Brain Cancer" fundraising soirée.

04/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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

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

❤️

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

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

🎼

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