What: The 11th Annual Heroes & Handbags event, featuring a silent auction and seated luncheon, benefiting Heroes for Children
Who: Heroes for Children
Event Chair: Natalie King
Honorary Chair: Yvonne Cormier
Advisory Chair: Chay Taylor
Mistress of Ceremony: Caroline Harper Knapp
Guest Speaker: Melissa Wilson, Fox 26 Houston news anchor
When: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 10 a.m.
Where: River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, TX 77019
How: Register online at: http://heroesforchildren.org/houstonhandbags/
$250 for an individual ticket
Tables range from $2,500–$10,000
Details: The 11th Annual Heroes & Handbags auction benefits Heroes for Children’s mission to advocate for and provide financial and social assistance to families with children (0-22 years of age) battling cancer. More than 400 guests peruse a silent auction of new, vintage and luxury handbags and accessories followed by a seated brunch and message from guest speaker Melissa Wilson. Melissa Wilson, anchor for Fox 26, has experienced firsthand the challenges of battling a childhood cancer diagnosis with her son Caleb, who recently completed his last round of chemotherapy after battling cancer for three years.
Sponsors: Elaine Turner, Trentino Gelato, Paper City, Deutsch and Deutsch, Kraitman Photography
About Heroes for Children
Heroes for Children is a unique nonprofit organization that provides financial and social assistance to families with a child battling cancer. Since 2005, Heroes for Children has helped alleviate families’ worries, giving them comfort and a brief respite from the everyday challenges of fighting cancer and caregiving. Since its inception, more than $5 million has been given to over 4,200 families in need. To learn more about Heroes for Children, please visit http://www.heroesforchildren.org.