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AVDA has served the Houston community for more than 40 years with the mission to end family violence by advocating for the safety and self-determination of victims, promoting accountability for abusers and fostering a community response to abuse.

Friday, May 17, 2024

The Post Oak Hotel
11:30 AM

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Join AVDA for a celebration of survivors and their path to a new start at our second annual New Beginnings Luncheon. Together, we can build on AVDA’s work to restore hope and healing and introduce opportunities to begin again.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Cocktail Party at Elizabeth Anthony on March 28. We enjoyed sharing more about AVDA and the luncheon with you!

Event Chairs

Jennifer Caras
Mario Gudmundsson
Courtney Harmon

Honorary Chairs

Sarah Barrett
Rachel Delaney
Jessica Leeke
Alexis Smith

Ambassador of Advocacy Honoree

Maria Barrios

Thank you to our New Beginnings Luncheon sponsors:

Thank you to our New Beginnings Luncheon underwriters:

Akaweih Law / Katherine and Brian Parsley
Vanessa Ames / Meredith Marshall / Jordan Seff
Jennifer and Jason Caras
De Beers Jewellers
Colleen DiFonzo-Lewis / Tami Wall / Kristen Browning
Tari Eason
Courtney and Zac Harmon

Emily Jones
Lynn Kamin and Marcel Gremillion
Sippi and Ajay Khurana
Jessica Leeke
Memorial Hermann
Modern Luxury Houston
Pipe Professional Services

Rhett Butler Charitable Foundation
Sylvia and Mark Russell
Alexis and Taylor Smith
Tsuru Family Foundation in honor of Katie and Seth Tsuru
Westwood Wealth Management

 

Unable to attend the New Beginnings Luncheon? Support AVDA’s mission by contributing to our fundraising efforts.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT AVDA'S NEW BEGINNINGS LUNCHEON ON MAY 17!

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