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October 2017

Family Literacy Night

October 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Belmont Place Apartments, 10500 Valley Forge Drive
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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A Very Magical Family Literacy Night at Belmont Place/La Fontaine Apartments. . .  a fun-filled evening engaging families in literacy-focused activities with enthusiastic volunteers and staff from Walnut Bend Elementary (the student’s school).  Parents will receive information and supplies to facilitate literacy development at home and each child will choose three books to begin or add to their home libraries.  This event is made possible by HEB Tournament of Champions and Charity Guild of Catholic Women. Event partners include Houston Public Library, The Kinkaid…

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November 2017

9th Annual Magnums Make a Difference

November 4, 2017 @ 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 is thrilled to bring you Magnums Make A Difference, our 9th annual unique wine event that will bring wine lovers together to benefit at-risk children in our communities. The event will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2017  at the Ballroom at Bayou Place.  The event features a multi-course gourmet meal prepared by Masraff’s, paired with your favorite large format bottles to foster an atmosphere of sharing. Enjoy a fun night of fine dining and the opportunity to…

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Young Professionals Mixers with Magnums

November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
$50.00

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! Ticket includes appetizers, dessert, and one cocktail (cash bar also available). Tickets will be $60 at the event door. Dress code is cocktail attire and omplimentary…

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Giving Tuesday Tongue Twister Challenge

November 28, 2017

We’re so excited to announce that Making It Better’s new Ready, Set, Read bus is here! Now we’re on a mission to transform this bus into a mobile classroom, giving access to critical pre-reading programming to little ones and their parents. We need YOUR help to make it happen! To raise awareness and money for this effort, we’re launching the Making It Better Tongue Twister Challenge, and we’re asking you to help us kick it off. As an influencer and…

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December 2017

help transform lives today

December 14, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Now more than ever, we need your support!  Your gift today will ensure that together, we will continue to transform lives through literacy by providing critical programs to an estimated 1,475 students and 249 parents this year alone. Help transform their lives and donate today!

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January 2018

Family Literacy Night

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Shadowbriar Elementary School, 2650 Shadowbriar Dr.
Houston, TX 77077 United States
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A Very Magical Family Literacy Night at Shadowbriar Elementary. . .  a fun-filled evening engaging families in literacy-focused activities with enthusiastic volunteers and staff from Shadowbriar. Parents will receive information and supplies to facilitate literacy development at home and each child will choose three books to begin or add to their home libraries.  This event is made possible by HEB Tournament of Champions and Charity Guild of Catholic Women. Event partners include Houston Public Library, The Kinkaid School, and volunteers from the community. If you are interested in…

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February 2018

Read Aloud Month

February 19 - March 8

We invite you to make a difference and partner with us during National Read Aloud Month which is set for March 2018. Due to school scheduling, Making It Better will be providing National Read Aloud activities from February 19th through March 8th. Reading aloud, for 15 minutes a day, is critically important during a child’s earliest years of life, and the benefits of reading aloud through the elementary years has been shown to instill a love of reading. Studies show that not only does reading aloud…

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March 2018

5th Annual Guild Luncheon

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln.
Houston, TX 77027
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  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…

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April 2018

MIBYP Service Project

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont Place Apartments, 10500 Valley Forge Drive
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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Making It Better Young Professionals will be conducting a service project on Saturday, April 7th at 10:00 am-12:00 pm. They will be assembling summer literacy kits for kids and inventorying books to help build home libraries. Located at Belmont Place Apartments (10500 Valley Forge Dr) in west Houston off Briar Forest and Beltway 8. Spots limited! To RSVP, please email Ashley at adanna@mibtx.org.

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Family Literacy Night

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Coral Club Apartments, 5909 Fondren Rd
Houston, 77036 United States
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A Very Magical Family Literacy Night atCoral Club Apartments. . .  a fun-filled evening engaging families in literacy-focused activities with enthusiastic volunteers and staff from Piney Point Elementary (the student’s school).  Parents will receive information and supplies to facilitate literacy development at home and each child will choose books to begin or add to their home libraries.  This event is made possible by HEB Tournament of Champions and Charity Guild of Catholic Women.

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