20th Anniversary Celebration

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20th Anniversary Celebration2020-05-07T10:02:55-06:00
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Thank you for Celebrating with Us!

Our Virtual Event was a Great Success

Based on guidance from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as current Harris County guidelines regarding large gatherings, we modified our in-person dinner to a Virtual Celebration — with wonderful results!

We recognized our amazing 2020 Beat the Odds Scholarship honorees and watched their inspiring videos, which brought great light and joy into these uncertain times. And thanks to the generosity of donors and viewers, CDF-Texas was able to provide college essentials to these remarkable young people as they prepare for the next chapter of their educational journeys.

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So Much to Celebrate

Our 2020 Beat the Odds Honorees: Sherrod, Michelle, Fatuma, Carolina, and Josue

Ways to Support

Sponsorships available

Many options and benefits for becoming a sponsor!

All proceeds will help support the vital programming of CDF-Texas and enable us to expand our relentless efforts to lift up the voices of children across the state.

Event Co-chairs

Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro                    Alexandra & David Pruner

2020 Host Committee

(in formation)

  • Jesus Acosta
  • Brenda and Tommy Atkins
  • Lan and Adele Bentsen
  • Tina Bentsen
  • Katy and Dan Burton
  • Pierce Bush
  • Kathryn Kase and Jeff Cohen
  • Greg and Brooke Caudell
  • Amy and J. Moises Cedillos
  • Tony Chase
  • Rachel Clingman
  • Morton A. Cohn
  • Valerie and Tracy Dieterich
  • Dr. Cheryl Fielding
  • The Honorable Lizzie Pannill Fletcher and Scott Fletcher
  • Ann and J. Kent Friedman
  • Mary Jane and Mike Gallagher
  • Cullen Gieselman
  • Eleanor Gilbane
  • Dagney and Carlos Gómez del Campo
  • Dr. Christopher Greeley
  • Dr. Shannon Guillot-Wright
  • Lindsay Holstead
  • Courtney Hopson
  • Jean and Rick Jenner
  • Jean and Greg Kenney
  • Maria and Jay Klein
  • Melanie Lawson and John Guess
  • Diana and J. Martin
  • Pinet and Jim McBride
  • Jeanne and John McDowell
  • Judith and David McGuire
  • Sherea McKenzie and Carl Poston
  • Amanda McMillian
  • Betty and Erich Mundinger
  • Dianna and Eddie Patterson
  • Angela and David Peterman
  • Marvin Pierre
  • Beverly and Jim Postl
  • Drs. Ben and Sharon Raimer
  • Regina Rogers
  • Debbie and Bill Stacy
  • Julie and Mike Taetz
  • Becca Cason Thrash and John Thrash
  • Phoebe and Bobby Tudor
  • Karyl M. Van Tassel
  • Andrea and Bill White
  • Kimberly Griffin Williams
  • Stuart Saxton Williams
  • Rev. Itang Hope Young
  • Karen and Alan Ytterberg

20th Anniversary Celebration Sponsors

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