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Sponsors and Supporters
Corporate and Foundation Support

$250,000 and Up
Houston Endowment, Inc.

$50,000 - $99,000
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston Endowment Inc.

$30,000 - $49,999
H-E-B
Schlumberger
Shell Oil Company
Spectra Energy Corp
Target

$15,000 - $29,999
CenterPoint Energy
Harris County Department of Education
Marathon Oil Corporation
Texas Commission on the Arts
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.
United Airlines

$10,000 - $14,999
Access Data Supply, Inc. / A. Renee' Logans
Kathy & Paul Anderson
BP America, Inc.
Friends of The Ensemble
Linnet F. Deily
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Houston First Corporation
Lanesha Anderson & Scott Minnix
National Oilwell Varco
National Endowment for the Arts
Jackie Phillips
James Prince
Alice B. Otchere
Sermoonjoy Entertainment Inc.
Spindletop Charities, Inc.
The Humphreys Foundation
The Wortham Foundation, Inc.
United Airlines
Wells Fargo Bank

$5,000 - $9,999
Dina Alsowayel  & Anthony Chase
Capital One Bank
Carnival Foundation
Sallie Morian & Michael Clark
Energy Software Consultants
Gilbreath Communications, Inc.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Anthony W. Hall, Jr.
Micheal Helm
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation
HillDay Public Relations, Inc.
Vernon Landers
Maverick Drum Supply / Lester & Lynda House McPeters
B. Anne McCowan & LeAnna McCowan
John P. McGovern Foundation
Memorial Hermann Health System
Missouri City Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Sharon E. Murphy
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Becky & Ralph O'Conner
Doug Pitcock
Mary & Ernest Redmond
Brenda & Mansel Rubenstein, In Honor of Eileen J. Morris
Santa at The Ensemble
The Ensemble Theatre Guild
Cheryl & Jesse Tyson
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Balfour Beatty Construction /Klotz Associates, Inc.
Gilbane Building Company/PGAL
Marathon Oil
METRO/Garcia Hamilton & Associates
Page Southerland/Cardno Haynes Whaley
Brenda Peters-Chase & John Chase, Jr.
Jackie Phillips
Jesse Tyson
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church

$1,000 - $4,999
Dorothy & J. Mickey Ables
Christopher Agbe-Davies
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Alpha Kappa Omega
Jackye Alton
Andrews Kurth LLP
Anti-Defamation League
Ruth & Lorenzo Bailey
Brenda & Tommy Banks
Barefoot Wines & Bubbly
Vincent Beelaerts
Phyllis & Werten Bellamy, Sr., In Honor of Brenda & John Chase, Jr.
David L. Berry
Michael Black
BlueCross BlueShield
Wynnette & Donald Bond
Annette & Arthur Bracey
Mildred & Willie Bright
Brookhollow Baptist Church
Carolyn Ashe Butler & Marvin Butler
Bobby Caldwell, In Memory of Catherine Tarte
CAMAC Foundation
Sandra Morgan Campbell
 Chris Canonico/CDM Smith
Emily & Allen Capps
CenterPoint Energy
Chevron
CITGO
Dr. and Mrs. John B. Clemmons, Jr.
Cynthia O. & Leonard Coleman
Dee Coleman
Reginald Collier
Floretta & Ernest Collins
Comerica Bank
Communications Workers of America
Germaine & Steven Cook
Rena P. Cooper
Iris Cross
Jane Page & James Crump
Earl M. Cummings
Sherise Curd
D.M.O.T. Management Group LLC
Savannah & Gerald Daniels
Deavra Daughtry
Darryl DeBow
Deborah DeBram
Angela DeSilva & Mike DeRosa
Carla Dickerson
Cheryl L. Douglas
EASI / Sharmane & Robert Carter
LaTanya A. Easter
David F. Edwards
In Memory of Lizzie Ellis
Enterprise Products Operating, LLC
Jessie & Archie Eubanks
Roberta & Eloys Ewing
Jay & Todd Fairley
Fallbrook College Prepartory Academy
Kathy Flanagan
Doe & Henry Florsheim
Reagan Flowers
L'Tanya & Joseph A. Foster
Judy Foston
Esther Francis
Frenchy's Chicken
Deanna Breaux Gathe & Joseph Gathe, Jr.
Vernia & Willie Gause
Georgiana & Al Gaylor
Karen & Larry George
Lloyd Gite, II / The Gite Gallery
Johnathon Glus & Alton LaDay
Jerelyn & Rev. DeFarris Gooden
Jon Kevin Gossett
Jon Kevin Gossett & Alex Urdaneta, In Honor of Lorraine & Castel Hibbert
Lou & Elliott Gould
Carol & Ernest Gray
Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro
Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Greater N. Houston Youth Alliance / St. Rep. Sylvester Turner
The Honorable Al Green
Gulf Coast Combined Federal Campaign
Gulf Coast Apollo Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Victoria A. Guster-Hines
Benjamin Hall, Jr.
Joel & Elise Leaks Harmon
Byronne Johnson Hearn
Michelle & Reginald Hedgebeth
Winell & Doug Herron
Kenneth Holden
Horizon International Group
Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Bossier City
Houston 8 Team/HMS Host/World Duty Free Group
Houston Airport System
Houston Astros Baseball Club
Houston Style Magazine
Betty & Jesse Howard
 Hunt & Hunt Engineering Corporation
Huntsville Memorial Hospital
Ivy Educational & Charitable Foundation of Houston, Inc.
Anna G. James
Soncerie Messiah & Jodie Jiles, Defender Media Group
Barbara L. Johnson & Mike Payne
Larry D. Johnson
Maude A. Jones
Jesse H. Jones School of Business of Texas Southern University
Ronald W. Jones
Cheryl Ladner Kimbrough & Phillip Kimbrough
Willy Kuehn
Kuo & Associates, Inc.
Karen Ann Labat
Lorenzo Landers
Vernon Landers
Cheryl Lawson
Melanie Lawson & John F. Guess, Jr.
Lazer Construction
Melinda Lee
Audre Levy
Sherry Levy, In Honor of Eileen J. Morris
Linbeck Group LLC
Lannette Linthicum
Judge Bill C. Littlejohn
Lone Star College System
Loop Capital Markets
Katherine MacDougall
David Manor-Ward
Lorraine & Fulkra Mason
McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy, LLP
Victoria & Timothy McDonnell
Rose Mary McGowan
Reginald McKamie
Tammy & Steven McLain
Borris L. Miles Insurance Agency
Minute Maid
Mychael Mitchell
Dominique & Henry Mosley
Angela & Albert Myres
Neiman Marcus -  Galleria
Philip Newsome
NewsWireHouston/St. Julien Communications Group LLC
Frank Nordhaus
Northgate Country Club
NRG Energy, Inc.
Erica Obomeghie
Julie Oliver, In Honor of Carlotta C. Oliver
Ramona Ortiz
Sharon & Doug Owens
P2MG
Pak Foods
Patriot Bank
Alfreda Peace
Diane & The Honorable John Peavy
Roy G. Perry
In Memory of Thelma Peters
Port of Houston Authority
Port City Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Shemin V. Proctor
Bunny & Perry Radoff
Reliant an NRG Company
Deliah & Frank Robbins
Doris & Thurman Robins
Regina Rogers
Bruce Ruisard
Saks Fifth Avenue
Yolanda Sample
James "Jay" Seegers
Sewell Cadillac
Jeri & Marc Shapiro
Allan Shapiro and Sherrill Helferd
Roland Shaw
Valerie & Ben Sheppard
Ronnie Shields
Silver Eagle Distributors
Mary & Martin Simon, In Memory of William & Victorine Simon

Matching Gift Corporations & Gift Administrators

BP America
Chevron USA
El Paso Corporation
ExxonMobil
Greater Houston Community Foundation
Gulf Coast Combined Federal Campaign
Houston Endowment, Inc.
Merck Partnership
Ralph S. O’Connor & Associates
Spectra Energy

$1,000 - $4,999 Continued|
Anita & Gerald Smith
Cedrick Smith
Delores D. Smith
Spirit of Texas Bank
Ria & Joseph Sybille
T. D. Williamson Inc.
Marcia & Jay Tapp
TeQava
Josephine & Albert Tervalon
Texas Legislative Black Caucus
Texas Southern University / Docia & John Rudley
The Ensemble Theatre Staff
The Fountain of Praise Church
The Guess Group, Inc./Kirksey Architects
The Harris Foundation
The James R. Dougherty Jr. Foundation, Inc.
The Kingdom Builders' Centers
The Penuel Group, Inc./Art McElroy
The Samuels Foundation /  Bobbi & Vic Samuels
Thompson & Knight LLP
Sonya Troullier
Patricia & Bill Turney
University of Houston
Paul-David Van Atta
Dawson Van Orden
Laurie Vignaud
W. J. Alexander & Associates, P.C.
Wal-Mart
Alona & George Watts
Nicole & Anthony West / WestCo Ventures, LLC
Annie P. White
Myrtis & Dezra White
Ann & Tracy Whitehead
Errol A. Wilks
Phyllis & Cornel Williams
Dawnia & Darryl Willis
Windsor Village United Methodist Church
Erika & Brian Young
Francene Young & Kenneth Jones

$500 - $999
Pamela J. Barrett
Pearl & Tony Black
Georgine Brandon
Elizabeth Campbell
Roxi Cargill & Peter Weston
Napoleon Carter
Cindy Clifford
Kelly Coleman
Rena P. Cooper
Ken Cowan
Julie Dill
Tanya & James Douglas
Connie Durouso
Catherine M. Ferguson
Johnella Franklin
Anthony Gaynor
Janice & Jonathan Hall
Hallmark Capital Group, LLC
Kimberly & Cedric Harris
Andrew Hill, Jr.
Rose C. Hoskins-Cooper
Franklin Jones
Mady & Ken Kades
Audrey & Rev. William Lawson
Monica Lett
Stacey Lowery
Michelle & Kurt Lyn
 GP Manalac
Christina Martin
 MCA Communications
Lillian & Rev. Robert McGee
Eleanor McMurtrey
Shawntell & Keith McWilliams
Charlene & Charles Nickson
Frank Nordhaus
Manard Overall
Dorothy Pettigrew
Carole Pinkett
Shemin Proctor
Princess Obiaukor Mokolo
Wanda & William Russell
Mollie & Randy Schaffer
Allen Shapiro
Shawn Simmons
Suzanne H. Stovall
 Tori Taylor
Texas Spring Cypress Chapter of The Links, Inc.
 Turner Construction Company
Julia F. Thompson Inc.
Clarissa Waxton-Johnson
Kethia & Jeffrey Webber
Lyn & Elgin Wells, Sr.
Patricia Hogan Williams

Up to $499
Cheniere Energy Shared Services, Inc.
Chanell & Robert Abagi
Patricia & John Abbott, In Honor of Allan Shapiro
Abdel's Barbecue
Academy Advertising Specialties & Awards
Michael Aldridge
Erika Alexander
Earl Allen, Jr.
Nickie Allen
Althea Allison
AmazonSmile Foundation
Donna Anderson
Eric Anderson
Jeanette & Otis Anderson
Kevin Anderson
Nelson Anthony
Mamie Arbuckle
Marlise Armstrong
Timothy Armstrong
Derrick L. Artis
Dorothy M. Ashley
Maida Asofsky
Jonnae Atkinson
Nancy Aurelio
Mary E. Bacon
Freddie Baker
Kimberley Baker
Maxine & Donald Balthrop
Cedric Bandoh
Grace Taylor Banks
Gilberte Banks
Beverly Barnes
Carlin Barnes
Vanessa Barnes
Jennifer Barnett
Elnita Bates
Andrea Battle
Bay Area Houston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Bay Oaks Country Club
Roxanne and Rodney Beck
Margie Beegle
Autherine Bell
Patricia Bell
Sharon Criss Benjamin
Marie Sharpe Blaine, In Honor of Josephine & Albert Tervalon
Niya Blair
Robert Blakes
Toni Blankmann
Patricia A. Blunt
Brenda Bolston
Starella Bolton
Kathryn & Caleb Bonds
Judy Bonhomme
Riva Bonner
Kathy D. Boutchee
Brenda Boutte
Branwar Wine Distributing Co.
Lisa Brenskelle & Elmer Ledesma
Donna M. Breslin
Annie & Lydia Brew
Tommy Brooks
Abbie & Rudolph Brothers
Beverly Broussard
Everlene Browder
Joseph Brown
Andrea Browne
Rosa & Jefferson Bryant
Diana & John Buckley
Frances Burford & Alexander Remenchik
Dorothy Burge
Beverly Burkett
Kofi Burney
Zinetta Burney
Debra & Michael Burton
Andrea Butler
Tonia Butler
Carolyn & James Campbell
Lavonne Campbell
Kim Canino
Capp Electric Company, Inc.
Cards for Causes Because People Care
Allene Carter
Jon B. Carter
Isiah Carey
Sheila K. Ceasar
Janice Character
Roxann Chargois
Arthur R. Christopher
Panayota Churchwell
Diane Claiborne-Carr
John Clark, In Honor of Denise Purdie
Lorine Clark
Mary Etta Clark
Bethany Clarkson-Morgan
Mary Clendeninn
Doris Cleveland
K. J. Coghlan
Alicia Cole-Anthony
Cathy Coleman
Stacey Compass
Virginia Cones
Roosevelt Conyers
Ada Cooper
Barbara Cooper
Lenetta Cooper
Teresa Corbett
Yvonne Cormier
John Cornwell
Erica Courtenay-Mann
Lynda & W.B. Crist
Marie Cromwell
Diana Cross
Margaret Culbertson
Haise & Carlton Currie
D-MARS Marketing
Billy Daguizan
Eldridge Daniel
Sheila Daniel

Up to $499 Continued
Gerald Daniels
Debra Dalrymple
Alicia Davis
Andrea Lynn Davis
Barbara & Brian Davis
Caryn J. Davis
Edward Davis
Pam & Baley Davis
Patricia Day
Stephen Derry
Arthur Dietz
Digital Service Group
Arrington Dixon
Carole & Samuel Dodson
Mike Dodson
Doeren Mayhew, P.C.
Hallie & Lucien Dorsey
Helen Dow
Georgette & Earl Dredge
Gwen Lee Dukes
Angela & Robert Dunlap
Maria Earle
Willie Earlie, Jr.
Daniel Eldridge
Pearl Ellis
Diane Epstein, In Honor of Allan Shapiro
Merilynne Evans
Pat & Glenn Evans
EVENTS
Patricia Fadely
Gary L. Fine
Ann Finkelstein
Cheryl Fleming
FMC Technologies
Felita Fontenot
Fort Bend County Chapter of The Links Inc.
Cordelia Foster
Kathleen & David Foyt
Victoria & Anthony Franklin
Holly & William Freeland
Barbara Friedman, In Honor of Brenda Peters-Chase
Rhonda M. Gage
Judith Gailliard
Jerry Gardner
Kristopher Gardner
Sharron Garett
Pamiel & Mike Gaskin
Arnita Gates
Jarvis Gayle
Christianne Gell
Helen George
Gloria N. Gibson
Susan & Noel Giesecke
Carol Carter Gilkison
Kathleen & David Gillmore
Gladys R. Goffney
Golden Triangle Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Goldstar Events, Inc.
Norma & Earnest Goodrich, Sr.
Robert M. Gordon & Audrey Melzer
Audra Gorusch
Peter Goudeau
Graves Mechanical, Inc.
Adfanie Gray
Elaine R. Gray
Greater Pearland Area Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Ladjamaya Green, In Honor or Freddie Baker
Niasha Green
Tracy Guillory
Lucila & Bill Haase
Mary Scott Hagle
Claudette Hale
Janet Hall
Judy Hampton
Cheryl Love Hanks
Patti Hanson
Mary Harberg, In Honor of Janette L. Cosley
Freddie Hardy
Ashley & Neal Harris
Cheryl Hayes
Viola Hebert
Marilyn & Joe Hegar
Patê & Michael Helferd, In Honor of Allan Shapiro
Steve H. Helferd, In Honor of Allan Shapiro
Yvonne & Charles Herbert
Cara & Bruce Herlin
Lenora Hetherly
Lorraine & Castel Hibbert
Tamara Hicks
Christine Hill-Steele
William A. Hines
Eugene Hiolzer
Donald R. Hogan
Glenda Holdman
Olivia Holdman
Sandra & Ron Holloway
Holman Street Baptist Church
Gilbert Hopkins
Perea Hopkins
Houston Carton
Houston Golf Association
Houston Rockets
Katrina Howard
Lee M. Huber
Rhondreka Hughes
LaVerarn Ivey
Anna B. Jackson
Charlene Jackson
Kattie Jackson
Sean Jamieson
Jason's Deli
C. J. Jefferson
Dorothy Jefferson
Charles D. Johnson
Debra Johnson
Larry G. Johnson
Meere Johnson
Norma Johnson
Raymond Johnson
Vincent Johnson
Willie Mae Johnson
Dorietta Jones
Edith Irby Jones Wellness Retreat Center
Fatimar & Adrian Jones
Lationia Jones
Vernonica & Jesse Jones
Angela & Cedric Joubert
Cynthia Justice
Barbara & Raymond Kalmans
Elaine Kaye-Kellner
Monica Kellman
Peter Kim
V.D. & W.D. King
Krista Kleypas
Leonora Lair
Meller Langford
Barbara & Ivar Larsen
Elsa Laufman
Laurenzo's El Tiempo Cantina
Philomena D. Lawson
Michelle LeBlanc
Charles Lee
Gloria Legington
Ivy Levingston
Carol & John Lewis
C. Mick Lewis
Michael Lewis
David Litowsky
Edwina & Kevin Long
Sarah & John Loudermilk
Stacey Lowery
Le'Toya Luckett
M&K CPAS PLLC
Inez Manning
Davida Manor-Ward
Eleanor Mapps
Shirley Mapps
Mark Martin
Tonnette Martin
Clementine Matthews
Mardi Mayerhoff
Teresa McCanlies
B. Anne & LeAnna McCowan
Jackie McCoy
Martha McDaniel
Joyce McEwing
Crawford "Mickey" McGill
Agnes McGough
Carl McGowan
Leah McIntosh, In Honor of Jackie Phillips
Daisy McKinney
Anthette McGee
Percy McLaurin
Cheryl McNair
Larry Meadows
Amelia & Cleo Metcalf
Mary Mettenbrink
Yvonne Meyer
Cydonii Fairfax Miles
Missouri City Chapter of The Links, Inc.
Rohby Mitchell
Cheryl & Doyla Moode
Jewell & Pre Moss
Glen Moulder
Owen Murray
Guadalupe & Gabriel Mussio
Melvin L. Myers
Bertha Neal-Eley
Darlene Negron
Nestle's Water
Donna Newsome
J. Scott Nichols
Dan Nixon
John Nixon
LeShea N. Nixon
Alma Y. Nolly
Irene & Ronald Johnson
David Odle
Doris Cleveland & Oladele Ojo-Osagie
Glorietta Omoruyi
Joyce P. O'Neal
Roscoe Overton
Anne Palony
Lynnell & Ronald Parent
Lurine Parker
Warrenson Payne
Alfreda & Albert Peace
Lynette Pebernat
Joseph Penn
Ellen Penner
Paulette Peoples
Hymes Perkins
Theola Petteway
David S. Points
Donald L. Poole

Up to $499 Continued
Lolita B. Pouncy
Jaire Quezada
Annie Quiroz
Kenya Randall
Angela Randolph
Venu Rao
Pat Raybon
Janet Redeker
Dorothy A. Reece
Calandria Reeves
Christopher Reid
Sandra & Ed Reid
Brenda Rivera
Denese Roberson
Sabrina & Leroy Robinson
Barbara Rodes
Denise M. Rogers
Kathryn Ross
Robert Ross
Ronald Ross
Vianne Ross
Sharon Rossum
Mary Rousseve - St. Farm Insurance, On Behalf of Ike Allen
Jamila & Demeco Ryans
Safety Vison / Bruce Smith
Paula T. Saizan
Iris & Donald Sally
Karen & Johnnie Sandles
Honornell Sandling
Bernice & Harry Satterwhite
Charles L. Savage
Cyndy Freeman Sax
Harriet Schubb & John Harris
Deborah Sewart
Allen Shelton
Lance Shepherd
Frank C. Shields
Sally Shuler
Mary & Martin Simon
Maudell Simon
Karen Byrd Simpson
Robert Singleton
Harriet Smith
Jane & Irvin Smith
Joyce & Wendle Smith
Kim Smith
Loretta L. Smith
Sarah T. Smith
Stephen Smock
Crystal Solomon
Spec's Liquor
Michelle Stephenson
Tangy & Kevin Stephney
Diana Stevenson
Anthony D. Stewart
Cathyrine Stewart
Perry Stith
Diane Stobaugh
Sharon & Tommy Stone
Jeanetta Stripling
Tristen Sutton
Tony Taft
Barbara Tambakakis
Fayetta Tasby
Frenetta Tate
Danille Taylor
Margie & Ronald Taylor
Marilyn & John Taylor
Sondra Tennesse
Earnestyne & John Terry
The Ensemble Theatre Staff
The Honey Brown Hope Foundation
The Houston Chapter of The Links, Inc.
The Houstonian Golf Club
The Men's Wearhouse
James V. Thomas
Dedriel Thompson
Susan Thompson
Evelyn B. Thornton
Phylis Tomlinson
Ronnie Turner
Shalone Turner
Carol & Philip Tuttle
Pamela Ulmer
Barbara Venable
Hilton & Bobbie Verrett
Donna & Paul Vita
Christian Voelcker
June Waldman
Authur & Paulette Walker
Elizabeth & Stanley Walker
Jonathan Ward
Helen Washington
Timmie Washington
Rodney Watson
Freddye Watson
James K. Weatherly
Serterica West
Tommie M. West
Letitia Whittington
Mary Ellen & Tom Whitworth
Sue & Martin Wickliff
Aba Gayle Wiley
Stephen & Cynthia Wiley,  In Honor of Allan Shapiro
Patricia & David Wilkens
Edwina Norris Wilks
Anthony K. Williams
Erica Williams
Jacqueline and Willie Williams
Page Williams
Tanya Williams
Annette Willis
Marketa Wills
Verdis Wilson
Alma Winkel
Brendia Winters
Evelyn R. Wisenberg
Barbara Woolhandler
Willo T. Wortham
Deidra Wright
Patricia Wycoff
Merele Yarborough
Clyde A.Young III