FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Gabraella King
(Houston, TX – February 26) The Covenant House Texas (CHT) Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Hilton Americas – Houston. The theme of this year’s gala is, “Majestic Passage: Journey to a Better Life.” The festive evening begins with a cocktail reception and a highly-sought big board auction followed by dinner and dancing. The live auction will feature Bill King as auctioneer. For more information on table sponsorships and tickets, please visit https://www.covenanthousetx.org/gala.
Covenant House Texas, a shelter for homeless and at-risk youth located in the heart of Montrose, annually serves over 3,000 young people 18-24 years offering food, shelter, job training, counseling and medical care. The mission is simple yet challenging: to move youth from homelessness to independence.
John and Lisa Sarvadi will receive the Spirit Award and Texas Capital Bank will be recognized as this year’s Community Partner. Their unwavering support and dedication to CHT youth, has made a huge impact in countless lives. The evening will be emceed by Miranda Sevcik and David Paul from KHOU 11 News. Together, they will showcase the impact CHT has on homeless youth throughout Houston.
The Covenant House Texas Guild, a group of dedicated volunteers, organizes the event each year. This year’s planning is spearheaded by Gala Chair Jo Ann Petersen. As one of CHT’s largest annual fundraisers, the gala has contributed approximately $10 million in support over the last 30 years.
Covenant House Texas Mission:
Covenant House Texas is a faith-based organization committed to giving homeless youth a safe haven, absolute respect, unconditional love, and a path to lasting independence. In partnership with the community, we are the voice for homeless youth. CHT is part of an international network founded in New York City in 1968, serving youth ages 18-24.
Leslie Bourne, Executive Director
Mike Holland, Board President
Visit CHT’s website at www.covenanthousetx.org.