Join the Friends of Child Advocates for the fashion event of the holiday season! This year's luncheon will take place on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Royal Sonesta Houston. We are excited to announce that the 2016 Honoree will be – Lisa Frantz, and our fashion presentation will be the Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion.
Led by Luncheon Chairs Lisa Erwin and Cherie Hassenflu, the 2016 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, Inc. Tables of 10 are available for the 2016 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.
- $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
2016 Angels of Hope Raffle Items:
Lesley Ann Jewels Emerald and Diamond Earrings
Houston’s premiere fine jewelry boutique offers the perfect adornment for any occasion. With exclusive designs from around the world each piece is individualized and unique. This set of Sylva & Cie 18 carat yellow gold, pear shaped earrings with 4.28 carat emeralds and .82 carat diamonds is no different. The set is delicately understated and elegantly designed to go from casual to black tie instantly. Valued at $4,999. Generously donated by Lesley Ann Jewels.
Three night Galvestonian weekend stay
Escape to The Galvestonian, one of the few Galveston hotel resorts offering condo rentals with direct and private access to the beautiful beaches along the island’s seawall. Beaches are groomed daily for a pristine experience. Other lavish accommodations include a year round heated pool with hot tub, breathtaking Gulf views from a sunny beachfront balcony, an exercise facility, and a consistent #1 rating on Trip Advisor. You will enjoy a three night stay between December 7, 2016 and May 15, 2017 in a two bedroom, two bath condo with full kitchen. Please allow 2 months’ notice for lodging.
Valued at $1,000. Generously donated by John E. Vick.
Katy Briscoe Home bone china serving pieces
Only a successful, well known, fine jewelry designer could create a set of serving ware that is a work of art! Katy Briscoe Home collection’s fine bone china oval platter, small round bowl and gold spreader will have you planning your menu around the tableware. The platter and bowl host white bisque finishes with 24 carat gold detail and the spreader is forged in 24 carat gold-plated brass. Valued at $715. Generously donated by Katy Briscoe Home.
Melange EyeCandy Python print clutch purse and evil eye necklace
This Sondra Roberts Faux Suede Python print clutch purse and Evil Eye overlaid sterling silver and cubic zirconia necklace is just what you need to take that work outfit to evening attire. You will be the envy of your fashion forward friends, but have the knowledge of affordable priced accessories. Valued at $150. Generously donated by Melange Eye Candy.
Signed copy of Segreto Vignette and one hour of finishes consultation
Create a home environment of beautiful Old World style and charm with the help of Finish Designer Leslie Sinclair. With over 35 artisans, her company is a premier finish design firm in Houston and their work has been featured throughout numerous national publications, including Architectural Digest, Veranda, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Country French, Elegant Homes, Beautiful Homes and Beautiful Baths, to name a few. Along with an hour of design consultation, you will relish a signed copy of Segreto Vignettes, Sinclair’s third book.
Valued at $310. Generously donated by Segreto Finishes.
Pair of Joyce Echols Designs High-end Shoes
You won’t be missed in this statement-making pair of fine Italian leather footwear from Joyce Echols Design’s edgy collection. Each pair includes a little bit of sass and a lot of sophistication. From satin boots to barbed wired trimmed stilettoes, the unique flair of Echols’ shoes contain the sense of adventure that is pure Texas. One pair of shoes to be determined by stock and size. Valued at $895. Generously donated by Joyce Echols.
Two 2017 Tickets to Music with Friends
Grab a friend and head to Zilka Hall at the Hobby Center to enjoy an evening filled with music for the first show of the Music with Friends’ 2017 season. The evening includes the pre-performance cocktail party with heavy hors d’oeuvres, 90 minute concert, complimentary parking, and an after party immediately following the show! Music with Friends concerts have featured artists such as Diana Ross, Bonnie Raitt, and Earth, Wind and Fire.
Valued at $1,200. Generously donated by Music with Friends.
ReVive Skincare Package
ReVive Skincare founder, Dr. Gregory Brown, is a Harvard-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon. From his experience, people look their best with a healthy glow. Spending years researching how to accelerate the healing of damaged skin led Dr. Brown to the discovery of a unique bioengineered molecule. He used this discovery and created ReVive Skincare in 1997. Men and women alike have enjoyed the skincare line that gives their skin a youthful, healthy glow. Valued at $1,060. Generously donated by Terri Day at ReVive in Neiman Marcus.
Neiman Marcus Champagne Luncheon for 20.
Who doesn’t love a delicious meal and designer clothes! You and nineteen of your best gal pals will spend an afternoon dining at Mariposa Restaurant while viewing the 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. After dining and shopping, you and one guest can spend the evening at the Hilton Houston Post Oak where breakfast for two is included.
Valued at $2,825. Generously donated by Neiman Marcus and the Hilton Houston Post Oak.
Unica by Nini Bekhradi CashmereWrap
Nothing feels quite the same as the tender wool of cashmere against your skin. This dove gray cashmere travel wrap with tiny woven pink specks will be your new favorite garment. This indulgence is by Minnie Rose from Unica by Nini Bekhradi, an importer of tops & shawls from Los Angeles and New York.
Valued at $480. Generously donated by Unica by Nini Bekhradi.
Need to add some pop to your wardrobe? Hermès, known for its traditional yet chic designs, is for you! This large Hermès scarf in hues of yellows and browns circle around the classic sleeping sun emblem with a Roman numerals, roulette calendar, and zodiac border. This statement piece can be worn around your neck or hair or even as a belt, tied open to showcase its beauty over your little black dress. Valued at $500. Generously donated by Linda J. Messner.
Pave Diamond Pendant Choker
This gorgeous, fashion forward Pave diamond pendant choker will become your go-to piece of jewelry. Dangling from a delicately braided black suede band with bead clasp, the necklace dazzles. Versatile, unique, and elegant, the choker can be worn on its own or stand out when layered with other necklaces. It is sure to be a staple in your wardrobe. Valued at $400. Generously donated by an anonymous donor.
You can also purchase tickets by calling 713-529-1396 ext. 234. Need not be present to win.