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January 2017

10 Year $100,000 Expansion Campaign

January 1 - December 31

We are off to a great start on our 10 Year Anniversary Expansion Campaign - an effort to raise $100,000 over and above our annual budget in order to poise ourselves for the expansion of services to more students over the next 2-3 years. To date we have raised $4,400! The following represents our GOALS! 300 donors @ $10/month 20 donors @ $100/month 200 donors @ $100 annually 10 donors @ $1,000 annually 1 donor @ $10,000 annually Won't YOU help…

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August 2017

Young Professionals Recruitment Happy Hour

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Harold’s Restaurant, 350 W. 19TH ST.
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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  Are you a young professional between the ages of 21 and 39, looking for a way to meet other people who are passionate about youth education? Join us for a complimentary beverage and appetizers while learning about our organization and how YOU can make an impact. Also enter your name for a chance to win a door prize! The Making It Better Young Professionals (MIBYP) group is a diverse group of individuals empowering our communities through the power of…

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Immunization Clinic

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Walnut Bend Elementary School, 10620 Briar Forest Dr
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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We have teamed up with Texas Children's Hospital to bring the Super Kids Pediatric Mobile Unit to Walnut Bend Elementary School where they will be providing FREE immunizations, including Gardasil, for children ages birth to 18 years old. Immunizations are offered to any and all children accompanied by a parent/guardian as long as they have a copy of their immunization card or medical records. This clinic will take place on August 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the multi-purpose…

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November 2017

9th Annual Magnums Make a Difference

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Ballroom at Bayou Place, 500 Texas St.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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  Making It Better will celebrate 10 years of providing quality support services to at-risk children in Houston with our 9th annual signature fundraising event, Magnums Make a Difference, on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The event will take place at The Ballroom at Bayou Place and will be honoring a Decade of Donors. This one-of-a-kind wine dinner where guests bring a magnum of their favorite wine to share with their table, brings wine lovers together to benefit the at-risk children in our communities. This event will…

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Young Professionals Mixers with Magnums

November 4 @ 8:00 pm

Making It Better Young Professionals will host Mixers with Magnums on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at The Ballroom at Bayou Place to celebrate 10 years of empowering children and families in Houston. For only $50, guests will have the opportunity to mingle, dance and participate in the raffle and auctions. This will be a one-of-a-kind fundraising event you won’t want to miss! Complimentary appetizers, dessert and beverage of choice (with cash bar available) will be provided. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Click here…

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Giving Tuesday

November 28

#GivingTuesday is a special call to action to create a global day of giving that brings diverse organizations and communities around the world together to give back. #GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season, showing that the world truly gives as good as it gets! #GivingTuesday proves that the holidays can be about both giving and giving back. It celebrates how Americans can do more with their wallets than just shop!…

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March 2018

5th Annual Guild Luncheon

March 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln.
Houston, TX 77027
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Help the dedicated ladies of our Guild fulfill their mission by becoming a luncheon sponsor. The mission of the 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. Platinum $10,000 Lead Event sponsorship; one premier table of 10 including VIP Reception. Gold $5,000 One table of 10 including VIP Reception. Silver $2,500 One table of 10. Bronze $1,000 One table of 10.   More…

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