Houston Raise a Glass for Reading 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co.
5301 Nolda Street
Houston, TX 77007
United States


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A celebration to support early literacy in Houston. 

Tickets cost $35 each and include three hours of drinks and appetizers. All proceeds from ticket sales will support CLI’s mission to help children become powerful readers, writers and thinkers.

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Unable to attend, but still want to support CLI? Click to donate.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available for this event:

Presenting Sponsor - $10,000 – Will help fund CLI’s teacher training in early literacy best practices and on-the-job coaching to support kindergarten through third grade students in high-need elementary schools in Houston. CLI’s services equip teachers to foster a love of reading and writing in students and ensure they leave third grade reading proficiently. Includes up to 10 complimentary tickets.

Partner Sponsor - $5,000 – Will help fund CLI’s high-quality children’s book collections and improved teacher instruction for under-resourced classrooms in Houston. Books in CLI’s professionally-curated classroom collections are vocabulary rich and reinforce key concepts students are learning in the classroom. They provide children with opportunities to learn about the world beyond their lived experience and to learn about themselves. Includes up to 6 complimentary tickets.

Ambassador - $1,000 – Ambassador Sponsors help teachers create an effective classroom culture and environment where students can thrive. Includes up to 4 complimentary tickets.

Friend - $500 – Friend Sponsors help low-income students learn to read and set them on a path towards future success. Includes up to 2 complimentary tickets.

All sponsorships include promotional benefits and listing in CLI’s Annual Report. For more details on sponsorships, please contact the CLI development office.


Sponsored by:

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Shell HERO Program
Julia and Joseph Batdorf
Peter Christman and Sue Bailey
Jessica and Quint Graham
Tim and Monica Heller
Megan and Luke Hotze
The Inman Family
The Jacobs Family
Deb Parks and Mark Bouzek
Jonathan and Alisha Risch

Houston Raise a Glass for Reading Host Committee

Megan Hotze, Co-Chair
Jennifer Jacobs, Co-Chair

Georgina Armstrong
Sue Bailey
Julia and Joseph Batdorf
Jennifer Blum
Mary Kogut Brawley
Amanda and Aaron Cooley
Michelle Dearmond
Jessica Graham
Monica and Tim Heller
Kim Hicks
Megan and Luke Hotze
Alexandra Inman
Jennifer and David Jacobs
Claire Mueller
Abby Parsons
Jonathan and Alisha Risch

Marilyn and Alex Somers
Laura Stake

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