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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Orange You Glad You Came?

37th Annual Orange Show Gala Bolsters Public Art Promotion and Preservation

This year's Dia de Los Muertos-themed gala raised over $400,000 for the arts center.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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

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

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Costumed Catrines Raise Over $1 Million for Children's Museum

The Día de los Muertos-themed gala was a huge hit.

10/17/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Happenings

Cowboy Chic Guests Raise $300K for Big Brothers Big Sisters

The annual gala honored the Rodeo on September 6.

09/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Gone but not forgotten

Relive a Night at the Balinese Room with the Houston Symphony

The annual HSO ball raised $1.33 million in an event themed after the famous Galveston club.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Charity

Gala Honors Harvey Heroes and Raises $500,000 for Interfaith Ministries

Elected officials and extraordinary citizens were recognized for their work during the disaster.

05/16/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Philanthropy

UNICEF Draws a Crowd for Annual Gala

Mayor Turner, Emma Kathleen Hepburn Ferrer, Buzz Aldrin, and more were all on hand to support the program's global work and honor Susan and Fayez Sarofim and Jim and Linda McIngvale.

05/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Legends

Rotary Club of Houston Honors Donna and Tony Vallone

The Houston restaurateurs received this year's Distinguished Citizen Award at an April 28 gala.

05/07/2018 By Julia Davila