COVID-19

Southern Smoke Secures Major Donations to Help Food, Drink Workers

Plus, other efforts in the hospitality industry that are helping out those affected by COVID-19's spread.

03/23/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

The Future Is Female

Houston Officials Stand With Planned Parenthood at Record-Breaking Luncheon

City, state, and national leaders joined the crowd of 2,350 at PP Gulf Coast's annual event.

02/07/2020 By Abby Ledoux

And We're Back

The To-Doux List: Feb 7-9

This weekend includes a bunch of dogs, a bunch of queens, and a big fake wedding.

02/06/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Toast of the Town

The Social Book Toasts to 25 Years with a Stylish Soirée at Neiman Marcus

The comprehensive calendar of Houston's fundraising events celebrates its silver anniversary.

02/04/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Raise a Glass

50 Cent, Flo Rida, Wayne Brady, and Jeannie Mai Party in Houston

The Altus Foundation's Houston Gala raised more than $1.5 million for community services.

12/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

How The Beacon Is Helping Houston's Homeless, By the Numbers

This year's Come to the Table fundraiser is rescheduled (thanks, Imelda) for December 3.

12/01/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Not Just a Brown Paper Bag

Kids' Meals Draws a Crowd for 11th Annual Harvest Luncheon

The largest attended to date raised critical funds for Houston's hungriest children.

11/20/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

Boo!

Spooky Soirée Brings in More Than $1 Million for the Children's Museum

A Wicked Affair transformed The Corinthian for one haunting evening.

10/18/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Dinner and a Show

Elijah Rising and A.D. Players Share Trafficking Victims' Stories in 'Survivor Monologues'

The theatrical event raised over $225,000 for the anti-sex-trafficking nonprofit.

10/18/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Party Animals

The Houston SPCA Makes History at Its Annual Gala

The animal welfare org became the first of its kind in the country to receive Purple Heart honors for its work with veterans.

05/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Into the Garden

The Post Oak Transforms Into a Vintage Garden to Raise Over $1.3 Million for the Houston Symphony

The annual soirée dazzled guests and bolstered the Symphony's community education and outreach efforts.

05/16/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

713-222-TIPS

Crime Stoppers of Houston Honors HPD, the Gordy Family, the Houston 20, and More Local Heroes

The annual Houston's Heroes Awards Luncheon also raised more than $200,000 for crime prevention and public safety initiatives.

05/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Big Meal, Big Cause

Chefs Go All Out for Houston Youth Development Fundraising Dinner

Some of the top names in the city came together at the Bon Vivant dinner.

04/24/2019 By Mai Pham

🥣

Empty Bowls Fundraiser's Impact Felt by All Involved

One artist has contributed several hundred pieces of art to the annual event.

04/24/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

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

Haute Couture for Good

Luxury Fashion and Social Justice Unite at The Webster

The Webster, The Vintage Contessa, and Crime Stoppers of Houston brought out a stylish crowd.

11/21/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Safer Houston

Crime Stoppers Raises $473,000 and Honors Joanne King Herring at Annual Gala

Guests also heard from Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott and keynote speaker Joanna Coles.

11/08/2018 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

Out of This World

Scenes from a Space-Age Soirée

Martians and martinis have a moment at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's cosmic-themed benefit.

09/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Doggos

Dogs And Their Humans Take To The Streets in EaDo on June 22

New festival, Turn Up With Your Pup, raises money for Houston's homeless pets.

06/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp