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Join us on June 11th at 12:00 PM CDT for a Live Broadcast! 

We are excited and pleased to announce that we will be holding Sweet Charity online as a Live Broadcast virtual event to honor our volunteers and partners, while raising awareness and support to help advance our mission. 


This year's Dr. Ronald H. Sunderland Volunteer of the Year Award will be presented to Ann McIntire, Care Team Leader at the Gathering Place at Grace Presbyterian and our Partnership Award will be presented to Congregation Emanu El.


We will be broadcasting Sweet Charity on our Facebook page, YouTube Channel and on our website.

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We have a generous donor who will match dollar for dollar up to $10,000 if we raise $10,000 during the event.

We at CarePartners express our heartfelt gratitude for your generous gift in support of our Annual Sweet Charity Gala. The proceeds from the Sweet Charity Gala benefit CarePartners life-changing programs offered throughout the Greater Houston and Waco areas.

More than $0.83 of every dollar raised directly impacts CarePartners programming including; Gathering Place, Second Family, Common Ground and our Caregiver Conferences.

You make a difference by widening access to compassionate care, educational resources, faithful companionship and respite support to thousands of family caregivers and care partners.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I participate in the auction? 

Register online! Click the 'REGISTER NOW' button on the auction homepage and fill out your bidder information. Create a password, check the boxes for terms and conditions and text messages (you will want be notified about items you bid on), and then just click 'Create my GiveSmart account'!

Or, if you already have a GiveSmart account, simply click to register and log into your existing account.

Do I have to use a phone to bid or can I participate using my computer?

You can participate in the auction from a computer, tablet or phone, it's up to you! After you sign in to your GiveSmart account, click "items" to view the auction and start bidding. You can filter these by type of item by clicking the 'categories' button. 

Click the item you'd like to bid on, then enter your bid in the open text field (make sure it is higher than the current minimum amount) and click "Bid". If you have opted in to receive text messages, you will receive a text if you are outbid.  

Can I view items before deciding if I want to bid?

Yes! Starting on June 4th you will be able to click "items" at the top of this page and view our fabulous auction items.

Will you need my credit card information?

Yes, a credit card number will be required to bid.

I'm not very tech-savvy, will I have a hard time participating? 

We don't think so! The bidding platform is very user-friendly and will walk you through the entire process. If you need help, though, please contact Gaby Solis at gsolis@carepartnerstexas.org

If I win, how will I get my items?

Winners will be contacted with instructions to collect their items. 

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