Stampede Under The Stars

Mark your calendar for MARCH 1, 2020, because this rockin’ rodeo-themed event is officially happening again in 2020! Our fearless event chairs and this year are Natalie & Steve Mohtashami, Brady & Dan Peters, and Leah & Ryan Rabe. We can’t wait to see you again next March as we raise money to support abused and neglected children in our community.

*the deadline to be included in the event program is February 10, 2020

If you would like to purchase your sponsorship via check, feel free to download THIS FORM to send it back to BEAR.
For reference, sponsorship details are available here: 2020 Sponsorship and Ticket Opportunities.

Is this your first time attending? Do you have any questions? Not a problem! Check out our FAQ sheet (below)!

2019 Event Recap:

Oh, what a NIGHT! Our fabulous event chairs, Margaret and TJ Farnsworth, Meredith and Ben Marshall, and Jordan and Dylan Seff led the charge in putting the FUN in fundraising at the famous Armadillo Palace off Kirby Dr. in West University. Armadillo races, live auctions and music, and MORE…it was surely an evening to remember with over $295,000 raised for BEAR’s programs! To see photos, click here. Keep reading to learn more about our sponsors and special contributors that made our event so successful. If you have any questions about the next event, kindly email us at

Thank you to our incredible 2020 Host Committee!

Tim and Heather Bonstaff
Mike and Kelli Bridges
Richard and Alexandra Bruskoff
Tim Carroll
John and Betsy Clarke
Alex and Brendan Donahue
John and Katie Dwan
TJ and Margaret Farnsworth
Patrick Gorgue and Natasha Parvizian
Sami and Justin Grefé
Joe Guignon and Pat Dolan
Erin and Matt Hader
Jordan and Kandi Handel
Darren and Loretta Horowitz
Brittany Hutchinson
Blair and Jennifer Jeffery
Katherine and Matthew Kardesch
Reagan and Jacqui Kneese
Martie and Jeff Krol
Chris and Benita Land
Kelly Laudadio and Jorge Valencia
Kevin Lee and Brooke Short
Brian and Jessica Leeke
Ben and Ashley Lemming
Ben and Meredith Marshall
Dan and Mary McCulloch
Charlie and Lisa Meacham
Mike and Betsy Mercer
Earl and Thea Pheasey
Charles and Joann Philpott
Corey and Stephanie Prologo
Dean and Christi Quinn
Dylan and Jordan Seff
Frank and Jill Stagg
Jeff and Barbara Steen
Jeff and Sara Stein
Jennifer and Trevor Tully
Megan Vondra
Vuk and Ofi Vujasinovic

The Whalley Foundation

Claire Baker, Pat Dolan & Joe Guignon, and Lari Paradee

The Hildebrand Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Donahue

Jillian and Yuri Waldo and Jess and Brian Leeke

Mr. and Mrs. Quinn

Mr. and Mrs. Sandweiss

A Fare Extraordinaire

Angela Fabbri – Contemporary Artist

Carla Valencia

Deepi Sidhu -Texans Insider/Lead Writer, Integrated Media Manager

Emily Nelson – Nutritional Therapist & Restorative Wellness Solutions Practitioner

Hamid Parvizian

The Houston Texans Foundation

Jason ‘J-DUB’ Williams

Jawda and Jawda Home

Kelly Laudadio

Kelly Simon Properties

Lari Paradee

Leo Johnson – Performance Trainer

LMN Hospitality

Lone Star Defense and Arms

Nick and Kathleen Martin – Houston Texans

Republic Boot Co.

Russo Life Fitness

Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Joyce Sandweiss

Shadow Hawk Golf Club -Director of Instruction

Mr. and Mrs. Yuri and Jillian Waldo

Still needed!

This $10,000 sponsorship will help us cover all design and printing costs, and includes: 12 tickets to the event and recognition on our Save the Date, event invitation, and event program!

Still needed!

This $5,000 sponsorship will give our guests something to write home about! ‘Dillo Dollar sponsorship helps cover the cost of the FAMOUS Armadillo Palace entertainment for the evening and includes: 10 tickets to the event, and recognition in the event program and on event signage, including the Digital ‘Dillo Dollars!

Still needed!

This $3,000 sponsorship includes: 8 tickets to the event and your company logo on the stage during the live auction, as well as recognition in the event program.

Mike and Betsy Mercer

Iva Knobbe

Kardesch & Association Wealth Management

More are still available!

This $1,000 sponsorship includes: 2 tickets to the event and your name/company logo on the side of the racing ring during the event!