Adelante Benefit

Saturday, September 12, 2020

8–9 pm ET / 5–6 pm PT

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Adelante Festival Lineup

Kick-Off Challenge: Alumni Fundraising

August 5th–September 11th

Calling all alumni! Support future young leaders by creating your own fundraising campaign page.

A Storytelling Series: AMIGOS across the Generations

August 10th–September 11th

Intergenerational interviews and stories about AMIGOS in a StoryCorps platform and more. Discover shared experiences across generations.

A Virtual Gallery: Alumni Voices through the Arts

August 15th–September 11th

Alumni explore what “action” looks like in our communities through haiku poems and photographs.

Auction: Shop for Good

August 15th–September 11th

Make an impact for AMIGOS while bidding on some amazing auction items!

Youth Showcase: 2020 Volunteer Project Pitches

August 25th–September 11th

Learn about some of the incredible service projects that student volunteers in the Community Impact Project are undertaking in their local communities this summer.

Headline Event: Adelante Benefit

Save the Date!

Saturday, September 12th

8:00–9:00 PM ET / 5:00–6:00 PM PT

We will come together for a live party to celebrate 56 years of impact, hear from inspiring speakers, have a dance party in our living rooms, and raise funds for AMIGOS.

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In this critical moment, AMIGOS is reimagining programs to ensure continued mission impact during the pandemic and beyond.

And we could not do this without each of you.

Funds raised will support the Community Impact Project and Civic Action Gap Semester and expand accessibility for students from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

Mark your calendars for the headlining event, the virtual Adelante Benefit!

Shop for Good during the Adelante Festival Silent Auction from Saturday, August 15th–Friday, September 11th.

Make an impact for AMIGOS and donate an auction item today! We seek high-quality auction items that are accessible to bidders from different geographical locations and that are safe and appropriate during these social distancing times.

View the auction brochure here.

Questions? Contact Sam Waters at [email protected] or call (713) 782-5290 ext. 113.

Calling all alumni! Join us for the first-ever AMIGOS Alumni Fundraising Challenge from Wednesday, August 5th – Friday, September 11th.

Paul Reidy (’77, ’78, ’79) from Austin, Texas is leading this charge by matching all donations up to $5,000! Join Paul in making an impact for AMIGOS by committing to raise $250.

Check out the Toolkit to learn how to create your fundraising page today. 

Questions? Contact Sam Waters at [email protected] or call (713) 782-5290 ext. 113.

Saturday, September 12th

8:00–9:00 PM ET / 5:00–6:00 PM PT

We will come together for a live party to celebrate 56 years of impact, hear from inspiring speakers, have a dance party in our living rooms, and raise funds for AMIGOS.

The Adelante Benefit is accessible to all supporters of AMIGOS. Reserve your free tickets now!

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Co-Chairs

Stacy & Doug Alexander
Kate Janeway & Howard Wright
Dominique Schulenburg & Dorn Wenninger
Kirsten Tobey & Ben Saenz

Host Committee

Jill and Jason Assir
David Baron and Pamela Mann
Peter and Margie Benziger
Elizabeth Blowers-Nyman and Jay Nyman
Jennifer Brodsky and Kuman Dandpani
The Cazier Family
Mia Cooper
Leslie Eme
Kristin Kaper
Stephanie Falkenstein and Subir Kumedan
Mike Gridley
Russell Langsam and Anne Sherman
Scott and Cathi Roberts
Lisa and Milt Roney
Steve and Lisa Schafer
Steve and Susana Sharpe
Virginia Smith
Matthew Travers

SPonsors

Catalyst

Doug & Stacy Alexander
Howard Wright & Kate Janeway
Patricia & Ben Grad
Paul Reidy & Jennifer Wuamett

Visionary

Virginia Smith

Believer

Amegy Bank
Jennifer Brodsky and Kumar Dandapani
Lisa and Milt Roney
Steve & Lisa Schafer
Steve and Susana Sharpe