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September 25, 2019 6-9 p.m. ACL Live at The Moody Theater
The 24th annual Food for Thought tasting event is scheduled for September 25, 2019 at the iconic ACL Live at The Moody Theater. Austin's most celebrated chefs will once again donate the exquisite cuisine that is the cornerstone of our event. Their generosity ensures that the vast majority of support raised at the event will go directly towards serving Communities In Schools students. Join us for a lively evening of delectable culinary creations, live music in the world-renowned Moody Theater, and an exciting live auction. This is a night to celebrate the success of Communities In Schools students and raise financial support for critical dropout prevention services.
At Communities In Schools, we amplify the power of each student's potential by connecting them to caring adults and community resources designed to help them succeed. We place dedicated, full-time social workers on school campuses with high concentrations of students living in poverty. By working directly inside schools, we support students in ways that go beyond the classroom. We build lasting relationships with partners across our community to help students succeed in school today, so they can go further tomorrow.
Christie Curtis Kathy Terry
Melissa Burnett Leslie Davenport Carol Gormin Joanna Klose Barbara Knaggs Amber Koehler Petie Lewis Melody McCaig Kristi Moriarty Jackie Price Kathryn Ross Tia Sales Jessica Scott Kerry Ugarte
The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Learn more about our evidenced-based dropout prevention work at ciscentraltexas.org.
Thank you to our sponsors!
The EGF Charitable Trust
Graduate School Sponsors
PRJ Foundation Kathy & Patrick Terry
Friends of CIS
SGH Management Company
Community College Sponsors
Kelley & Jay Lamy Melody & Shain McCaig
High School Sponsor
Janet Harman & Kent Mayes Louisa & David Stegmann
Middle School Sponsors
American Bank Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Susie Gray Biehle Steve Brister & Carmine Salvucci Jessica & Keith Buchanan Melissa & Mark Burnett Edna & George Butts / Sabrina & William Streusand Capitol Chevrolet Katy & Jeff Civins Endeavor Real Estate Group Excel Property Company, LLC Frost Bank Carol & Jon Gormin Grande Communications Felicia & Craig Hester Karen & David Holody Charisse & David Hughen Kathleen Kerr & Danny Roth / Michael Lynch The KLE Foundation Joanna Klose / Leah Schimberg / Gray Bulman / Mary Selby Barbara & Bart Knaggs Al & Amber Koehler / John & Jessica Scott Jenna Martin & Tal Tversky Lynn & Tommie Meredith / Eugene Sepulveda & Steven Tomlinson Moreland Properties Kristi & David Moriarty Susan Morrison & John King / Dr. Anna Pedroza & Robert Chapin Heather & Jack Nelson / Laurel & Dudley Simmons Parsley Energy Kathryn Ross SWBC Mortgage Corporation Siete Family Foundation Smart City Policy Group Tito's Handmade Vodka Washington Federal Watkins Insurance Group
Elementary School Sponsors
A+ Federal Credit Union AustinAsset Austin Cops for Charities Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Beth & Sandy Bull Catellus Development Corporation Lana Macrum-Craig & Jeff Craig Leslie Davenport & Jackie & Eric Price Focus Strategies Investment Banking Haynes and Boone, LLP Jo & Kal Kallison Luther King Capital Management Susie Matthews & Kline Boyd Judy Osborn & Roger Sanchez Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP Marcia & Barry Silverberg Texas Disposal Systems, Inc. Texas Gas Service