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Save The Date Thursday, April 20, 2023

Chapter 40: An Odyssey of Impact - 40th Gala Logo
Picture of books stacked together

Writers in the Schools’
40th Anniversary Gala

Date Time:

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Location:

Junior League of Houston, Inc

1811 Briar Oaks Ln,

Houston, TX 77027

At our 40th Anniversary gala, we will honor WITS’ founder, Phillip Lopate, and other heroes of WITS’ 40-year journey. The event will also commemorate the long-standing partnerships fostered with Houston-area schools in addition to students and alumni from WITS programs.

 

Join us for this landmark celebration by purchasing a table or tickets. Your support will help us engage more children in the joy and power of reading and writing.

Sponsorship Levels

Odyssey Writer

$40,000

Funds a year of literary arts education programming in one elementary school

Prominent seating for a table of 10 guests; name and logo recognition in event-related materials; featured newsletter and social media spotlight; year-long website listing with corporate logo and link

Impactful Voyager

$25,000

Funds a year of literary arts education programming in one middle school

Elevated seating for a table of 10 guests; name and logo recognition in event-related material; social media spotlight; year-long website listing with corporate logo and link

Educational Journeyer

$15,000

Funds one semester of literary arts education programming in one middle school

Preferred seating for a table of 10 guests; name and logo recognition in event-related material; social media spotlight; year-long website listing with corporate logo and link

Literary Advocate

$10,000

Sponsors intensive winter and spring break programming

Preferred seating for a table of 8 guests; name and logo recognition in event-related material; social media spotlight; year-long website listing with corporate logo and link

Storyteller

$5,000

Sponsors Youth Poetry Programs 

Reserved seating for a table of 8 guests; name and logo recognition in event-related material; social media spotlight

Supportive Writer

$3,000

Sponsors a 4-week Summer Program on one campus

Seating for a table of 8 guests; sponsor recognition on event materials

board of Directors

Kalinda Campbell

Board President

Elizabeth Bender

Board of Directors

Michael Blankenship

Erin Greaney

Lacy Johnson

Garrick Malone

Misty Matin

Renee Rhoten-Morris

Michael Pipkin

Stephanie Schaefer

Errica Dotson

Acting Executive Director

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