Thank you to our Corporate supporters, Landry’s, Inc.| BMW of West Houston | Momentum BMW Southwest | Carlos Correa | Academy Sports + Outdoors | Bud Light | Silver Eagle Distributors | Juneau Exploration | Houston Rockets | Richland Investments | DJH Consulting | BMC Software | Corner Table Entertainment | Extex Companies | eSigns.com | Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP | The Claro Group | Comerica Bank | Texas Children's Hospital | ABC-13 KTRK-TV| Hyatt Regency Houston | Judith Ann Jewels | Neiman Marcus | Wayne Smith Jewels | Gittings | Valero Houston Refinery | H-E-B | AMS Vans | Memorial Hermann | Wendy's Old Fashion Hamburgers | PepsiCo | US Marine Corp | Houston First Corporation | George R. Brown Convention Center | The Rod Ryan Show | 94.5 The Buzz | BullShirts | Locke Bryan Production | Texas Mattress Makers | Taft McWhorter Art | Gil Bruvel | Coca-Cola North America | Downtown Aquarium, Houston | Northland Christian Schools | CULINAIRE Inspired Cuisine & Events | Darryl & Co. | Office Depot Foundation | Sakowitz Furs | Sysco Corporation | Houston Zombie Walk | Houston Dynamo Charities | Renaissance Wine Marketing, LLC | AT&T | Kenwood Vineyards | Warehouse Associates | The Wright Pawn & Jewelry Co. | Apache Corporation | WhataBurger | David Weekly Homes | RadioOne | Methodist I-Care In Action | KMJC Majic 102.1 | Laidy and Ray Consulting | EnvironSystems | Borden Milk Products | Katy Furniture | D Miller & Associates| Tribune Media CW39 | Charles E. Dyer, IV,D.D.S., M.S. | HAHU | Taco Cabana | H-Town Classic - Annual Charity Basketball Tournament | Halliburton | ColorPaq | Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Speaker Committee Rodeo Clowns | Kicks 4 Kids | Brittany Blake Interiors | RAG Printing | Accutek | Darryl & Co.    A BIG thank you to our 2015 Gala Title Sponsors, Maria Moncada Alaoui - BMW of West Houston & Tommy Kuranoff - Momentum BMW of Southwest for their unprecedented support the past 8 years.
Beat The Heat

Heat and humidity of Houston make air-conditioning important in day-to-day life. In 2011, out of need in our community, HCC launched “Kool Kidz.” Those families not having an air conditioner in our Houston summers can face brutal temperatures. This program has allowed 98 families the opportunity to stay cool during the hottest months of the year.Kool Kidz

Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States. The huge expanse of Texas encompasses several regions with distinctly different climates. Our city is considered to boast higher humidity which amplifies the feeling of heat during June through August.

Houston averages only 18.0 days per year with temperatures of 32°F or less and 99.6 days with high temperatures of 90°F or more. In 2010, Houston broke the 1980 record of 32 days over 100 degrees and ended up with 46 days over 100 degrees. Can you imagine spending 46 days in that kind of heat without an air conditioner?