Press Release (ePRNews.com) - HOUSTON - Nov 30, 2018 - The Altus Foundation and the City of Houston are hosting Houston’s largest gala on Dec. 8 to raise funds for the Houston community and beyond.
The glamorous evening will feature supermodel, mogul and media maven Tyra Banks as celebrity emcee and host, stunning performances and entertainment, celebrity attendance, a seated dinner, live and silent auctions, lively dancing and more. The evening will also honor an individual who directly benefited from the Altus Foundation.
Last year, the gala raised $675,000 for the Altus Foundation and more than 1,500 guests attended the spectacular event, including Whitney Mercilus, Chris Clark, Ephraim Salaam, Chester Pitts, Dallas Keuchel, Miguel Montero, Alex Cintron and Travis Johnson. Mayor Sylvester Turner also awarded Houston police officer Norberto Ramon the Harvey Hero Award for his acts of bravery and courage during Hurricane Harvey.
We are passionate about helping the community and we want to wow our guests with an unforgettable event to thank them for their continued support in our mission. The Houston Gala is the city’s hottest ticket in town. We are going to transform the night into an experience that no one in Houston has ever experienced.
Other notable attendees include Altus Foundation President Anil Motwani; ZT Corporate Chairman and CEO Taseer Badar; Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Altus Foundation recipient Gerardo Limo; celebrity guest “Spy” actress Nargis Fakhri; sports celebrities and more. Entertainment will feature Natalia and Esther, Cirque Berzerk, Divisi Strings/Collide, Taylor Thi, DJ Scoop and more.
“We are passionate about helping the community and we want to wow our guests with an unforgettable event to thank them for their continued support in our mission. The Houston Gala is the city’s hottest ticket in town,” said Taseer Badar, CEO, Altus Foundation/ZT Corporate. “We are going to transform the night into an experience that no one in Houston has ever experienced.”
The black-tie event will take place on Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston, Texas.
Individual tickets start at $250; tables start at $5,000. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Purchase tickets at www.houstongala.com or call 713.300.2668.
About The Altus Foundation: The Altus Foundation provides diversified assistance to individuals and families, including but not limited to premium healthcare, financial, food, shelter and scholarship programs for young entrepreneurs. It is our vision to make a positive impact on the communities and families we serve, providing the essential support they need to thrive. Together, we can change lives.
Megan Dawe, Love Advertising