Making It Better is a non-profit organization that improves literacy, leadership and life skills for under-served elementary students.
2nd Annual Making It Better Guild Luncheon
Thank you SO much to all who joined us at our Guild's 2nd annual fundraising luncheon,
For the Love of Literacy, at the Junior League of Houston on February 12th! The luncheon honored Maria and Neil Bush, co-chairs of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, and drew in a record attendance of 275 guests and $66,000 in donations.
Shoaleh Nosrati,Guild Member, with Neil Bush,
Jacque Daughtry, Executive Director, and
Matthew Frazier, Board Member
The keynote speaker was award-winning author, Stacey Bess, whose outstanding service has been recognized with a number of awards on the local, state, and national levels. She captivated guests with inspiring stories and powerful insights from her personal journey teaching homeless children. There were very few dry eyes in the room as Stacey spoke about successfully teaching and modeling love, self worth, personal power, and courage to children who had previously been labeled "unteachable."
Stacey Bess with Linda McSwain, Luncheon Co-Chair
Several students from our Steps 2 Success after school program
were able to attend the luncheon. They were excited to visit with guests
and perform on stage for the second year in a row.
Bernard Goudeau, Board Chairman, with
Making It Better students
A HUGE thank you to the Making It Better Guild for making this event possible!
What a great start to the 2015 year!
Making It Better | 3300 S. Gessner | Suite 251 | Houston, TX | 77063