2019 “A Mind Is…” Gala - Houston | UNCF

2019 “A Mind Is…” Gala – Houston

The 31st UNCF Annual Gala is the highlight of the annual fundraising campaign for the UNCF Houston area office. This gala is one of Houston’s signature and premier social events of the year, which garners the support of corporate leadership and sponsors, dignitaries, civic leaders, public officials, alumni and other guests who support the UNCF mission.

  • Black-tie attire
  • Valet parking available

Individual tickets are $750; Young Professionals are $375.

Belinda from Midnight Star, the evening’s entertainment, tells you why your support is so important:

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Sponsorship opportunities are available.


Gala Co-Chairs

  • Michael Alvarez
  • Byron Keith Ellis, M.D.
  • Valentine A. Emeish, P.E.
  • Julie Fitzpatrick
  • Michael S. Hoyt
  • Bryce Hairston Kennard
  • Bruce Ruzinsky
  • Mark Wawro
  • Jeffrey Webber
  • Devorah Wilkins
  • Terry Williams
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Venue
Hilton Americas Hotel

Hilton Americas Hotel

Visit the Hilton Americas Hotel website for details about the venue.

Valet parking available.

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

PRESIDENT SPONSOR: $25,000

  • Name listed on the program
  • Four invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • One PRIORITY table for 10 guests
  • Program and PowerPoint acknowledgement at the event
  • Listing in UNCF National Annual Report
  • Sponsor appreciation gift

DEAN SPONSOR: $15,000

  • Name listed on the program
  • Two invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • PowerPoint acknowledgement at the event
  • Sponsor appreciation gift
  • One GENERAL table for 10 guests

PROFESSOR SPONSOR: $10,000

  • Name listed on the program
  • Two invitations to the Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • One GENERAL table for 10 guests
  • PowerPoint acknowledgement at the event

SCHOLAR SPONSOR $7,500

  • Name listed on the program
  • One GENERAL table for 10 guests
  • PowerPoint acknowledgement at the event

HOST COMMITTEE – Couple : $1,500

  • Two tickets

HOST COMMITTEE – Individual: $1,000

  • One ticket