Join the Friends of Child Advocates for the fashion event of the holiday season! This year's luncheon will take place on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Royal Sonesta Houston. We are excited to announce that the 2017 Honoree will be longtime supporter Suzie Thomas, and our fashion presentation will be the Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion.
Led by Luncheon Chairs Megan Cushing, Hannah McNair, Janice McNair and Amanda Weeks, the 2017 luncheon will feature a salute to the honoree and a fashion presentation by Neiman Marcus Galleria. The luncheon will begin with a reception at 11:30 and seating at 12:00. Guests will also be able to participate in a raffle of extraordinary packages (winners need not be present to win). The expected crowd of over 600 guests will be there to help raise awareness and dollars for Child Advocates.
Throughout the past 25 years, the Angels of Hope luncheon has raised over $3,600,000 to help support the mission of Child Advocates. Tables of 10 are available for the 2017 luncheon at $3,000, $5,000,$10,000, $15,000 and $20,000 levels. Individual tickets are available at each of the corresponding table levels ($300, $500, $1,000 and $1,500).
To make a donation to the Angels of Hope Luncheon, click here.
To purchase raffle tickets, click here.
For details, contact Carlos Blandino.
- $20,000 Angels of Hope Table (Runway Table for 10)
- $15,000 Angels of Kindness Table (Premier Table for 10)
- $10,000 Angels of Compassion Table
- $5,000 Angels of Innocence Table
- $3,000 Angels of Purity Table
- $1,500 Ticket
- $1,000 Ticket
- $500 Ticket
- $300 Ticket
2017 Raffle Items
A MOMENT IN TIME
Instantly recognized as a unique and reliable timepiece, Rolex is a coveted accessory sure to catch anyone’s eye. Rolex has crafted watches for more than a century, making it the most well-known and desired timekeeper. This particular ladies watch is crafted from white stainless steel and white gold, making it versatile and easy to accessorize. Elegant, dependable, feminine… this watch is a must have.
Valued at $7,500. Generously donated by IW Marks Jewelers.
JUST THE LADIES
Who doesn’t love a delicious meal and designer clothes! You and twenty-nine of your best gal pals
will enjoy a fabulous luncheon at Mariposa Restaurant while a model showcases this season’s hottest new trends. After your gourmet meal, you are invited to shop at Neiman Marcus while mingling with your friends. Personal shoppers will be available for one and all to inspire your own new wardrobe.
Valued at $3,000. Generously donated by Neiman Marcus.
LUXURY WITHOUT THE LEATHER
Winter is coming and this velvet snake-print tote is a must-have accessory! Lauded at Paris Fashion Week, Stella McCartney is adept at creating and fabricating unique, stylish and coveted designs. McCartney once again delivers with a gorgeous, multi-purpose bag that is ethically and durably produced in Italy. With hues of brown, grey and black, the Falabella bag will complement your wintry style. This is your chance to showcase this signature piece!
Valued at $980. Generously donated by Neiman Marcus.
TEXANS VIP PACKAGE
This is the ultimate experience for a diehard Texans fan! You will receive four Pregame Sideline passes, four Club Level Seats on the 50-yard line, and a parking pass to a 2018 Texans home game! Nothing could compare to witnessing the rush of the pregame only feet away from the field and the players. To top it all off, take home an autographed DeAndre Hopkins jersey as a keepsake to remember this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Priceless. Generously donated by Hannah & Cal McNair.
CLEATS FOR A CAUSE
After the Christmas festivities, grab your family and head to the stadium to watch the Houston Texans versus Pittsburgh Steelers game. During the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” game, players will wear custom cleats that reflect their commitment to charitable organizations across the country. You will receive four tickets and four Pregame Sideline passes. As a parting gift from the game, you will receive cleats worn by Texans Long Snapper and Pro Bowler Jon Weeks which will be decorated to represent Child Advocates!
Priceless. Generously donated by Amanda & Jon Weeks.
DINNER WITH THE TEXANS
Enjoy a fabulous gourmet meal prepared by James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd at his newest concept—One Fifth Romance Languages. You and three of your favorite friends will enjoy a multi-course meal in the historic church on lower Westheimer with décor, wine and food to complement Shepherd’s newest theme. Joining you at this meal are legendary Texans players Jon Weeks and Brian Cushing. Get the inside scoop on the Texans while you enjoy a fabulous meal! You will also receive a jersey signed by Weeks and Cushing as well as a football signed by all the Texans players.
Priceless. Generously donated by Megan & Brian Cushing, Chris Shepherd, Amanda & Jon Weeks.