On Friday, March 2nd, members of the Making It Better Guild will host their 5th annual fundraising luncheon – Sowing Seeds of Literacy – at the Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln., from 11am – 1pm. The luncheon will honor Freudenberg e2 for their incredible support and dedication to help us transform lives through literacy. Join us and be inspired by Keynote speakers Yvonne T. Streit and Jana Mullins, authors of Everybody’s Got a Seed to Sow-The Brookwood Story, a moving book and reminder that we all have an important seed to sow – no matter our capabilities.
Get ready to shop ’til you drop at out 1st Annual Guild Shopping Boutique with unique items from some of Houston’s best boutique merchants. Shopping will be open from 10:00 am – 11:20 am and 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.
Luncheon Chair: Laurie Schmid
Luncheon Committee: Sally Burgett, Abby Farinde, Britain Garner, Lauren Geary, Alison Gremillion, Linda McSwain, Jennifer Pergande, Karen Swerdlow
To sponsor a table or purchase tickets, click HERE.
Table Sponsorship Levels:
$10,000 – Tree
Major luncheon sponsorship; one premier table of 10 including 10 tickets to the VIP Reception preceding the event; 10 autographed copies of Yvonne T. Streit’s book Everybody’s Got a Seed to Sow-The Brookwood Story; recognition in all printed and electronic materials, on Making It Better’s website, social media sites and luncheon signage. Sponsors 13 students in our Reading Intervention program.
$5,000 – Seedling
One premium table of 10 including 10 tickets to the VIP Reception preceding the event; recognition in all printed and electronic materials, on Making It Better’s website, social media sites and luncheon signage. Covers the cost of 1 interventionist at 1 Reading Intervention program site.
$2,500 – Sprout
Reserved table of 10; recognition in all printed and electronic materials, on Making It Better’s website, social media sites and luncheon signage. Covers the cost of materials and supplies needed for 10 Parent Workshops.
$1,000 – Seed
Reserved table of 10; recognition in all printed and electronic materials, on Making It Better’s website, social media sites and luncheon signage. Covers the cost of books and activity supplies at one Family Literacy Night event.
All sponsorships and direct donations of $1,000 or more received by January 3, 2018 will be recognized in the program. For further information, please contact Kim Lanman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-504-6141. Please click HERE to download a sponsorship form.
Individual Tickets – $65
Thank you to all of our sponsors, underwriters and vendors! We could not have a successful event without your support.
AnnaLee and Andrew Waite
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation
Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies
Laurie & Jeff Schmid
Tricia & Lee Zieben
Jacque & Mike Daughtry
Britain & Jeremy Garner
Lauren Geary & Trish Huddleston
Emma & Brad Kirchhofer
Pam & Steve Moore
Shoaleh & Asghar Nosrati
Post Oak Bank
Vinson & Elkins
Post Oak Bank
Be Sweet Ink
The Brookwood Community
The Great Texas Pecan Candy Co.
The mission of the Making It Better Guild is to support Making It Better by assisting with program activities and events, helping to raise program funds, and spreading awareness of the organization. The goal of this 35 member group is to raise funds which will allow Making It Better to provide programs for young struggling readers and family outreach programs that promote reading as a way of life.