Evening Event – Stampede Under The Stars

Oh, what a NIGHT! A BEAR-y big thank you to the 400+ attendees that helped to make this inaugural event such a success. We look forward to sharing our fundraising totals with you soon…in the meantime, keep your calendars open for another pre-rodeo event in 2020! Thank you for your generosity, Houston!

Mark your calendars and grab your boots – it’s time to get RODEO READY with BEAR!

We are thrilled to announce that on Sunday, February 24, 2019 (the Sunday before the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo begins!) BEAR will be hosting its first-ever evening event: Stampede Under The Stars! Our fabulous event chairs, Margaret and TJ Farnsworth, Meredith and Ben Marshall, and Jordan and Dylan Seff are leading 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…trust us – you don’t want to miss this! Check out our Stampede Under the Stars – FAQs sheet if you have any questions. Hopefully, we have the answers for ya!

To purchase your ticket for this unforgettable evening, visit http://weblink.donorperfect.com/StampedeUnderTheStars

To get involved as a sponsor, visit: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/SponsorshipStampedeUnderTheStars

We also invite you to download these forms (below) and mail them in to us at P.O. Box 27701-501, Houston, TX 77227.

Stampede Under the Stars Underwriting Levels

Stampede Under The Stars Response Page

*If you would like to be listed on our Save the Date, make sure to purchase your sponsorship by November 5, 2018. The deadline to be included in the event invitation is December 1, 2018. Print deadline for the program and event material is February 1, 2019.

Remember…your contribution makes a difference! Over $0.85 of every dollar raised at this event will go directly to BEAR’s programs and mission of providing hope, help, and resources to abused and neglected children throughout Harris County. Stay tuned for more details…we can’t wait to see y’all there!

Thank you, fabulous Event Chairs (and your precious families)!

Margaret and TJ Farnsworth

Meredith and Ben Marshall

Dylan and Jordan Seff

Thank you to our incredible 2019 Underwriters and Sponsors!

Hacienda LPG Brokerage

Mike and Betsy Mercer


The Bastian Family

Claire Baker, Pat Dolan, and Lari Paradee

Bluewing Midstream

The Foshee Family

The Marshall Family

Savarese Fight Fit, West U

The Seff Family


Mike and Kelli Bridges & Steve and Natalie Mohtashami

The Burton Family

Foley Gardere, LLP

Garver/Black/Hilyard Family Foundation

The Greenwalt Family

The Hildebrand Family

The Hobbs Family

Matthew and Katherine Kardesch & Steve and Joyce Sandweiss

Stallion Oilfield Services

Dean and Christi Quinn

Frank and Jill Stagg


Still needed!

This $10,000 sponsorship will help us cover all printing costs, and includes: 6 tickets to the event and recognition in the event program and on event signage.


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: 4 tickets to the event, and recognition in the event program and on event signage.


Thank you Nguyen Family for your sponsorship!


 Thank you The Master Caregiver Company, LLC for your sponsorship!


Only 5 More Available!

Sheila Aron – The Thread Alliance

Margaret and TJ Farnsworth – Aspire Fertility


Martha Jones

LMN Hospitality

Meredith and Ben Marshall – “Axl” the ‘Dillo

Meredith Marshall and Jordan Seff – “Natasha” the ‘Dillo

Stelli and Todd Parsapour – “The Flash” the ‘Dillo

Sara Sabia – “Armageddon” the ‘Dillo

Jordan and Dylan Seff – “Danger” the ‘Dillo

Al’s Handmade Boots
Annie Phillips – The Sparrow Studio
The Arrangement
Ashley Longshore Art
Astros Foundation
B&B Butchers
BEAR Board of Directors
Betsy Mercer
Broadway Across America
Boss Babe Beauty – Vanessa Nguyen
City Kitchen Catering
Commander Tom Dietz, Retired Navy SEAL
David and Edlyn Pursell
The Davis Charitable Foundation
Eye Candy Photography
Four Seasons Houston
The Geib Family
The Hobbs Family
Hotel Zaza
Houston Astros
Houston Texans
The Houstonian Hotel and Spa
Jan and Christine Spin
Jennifer Wisler and Matt Maloney
John and Susan Hawfield
Karbach Brewing Co.
Kelly Laudadio – LMN Hospitality
Kendra Scott
Kimberly and Scott Martin
Lone Star Defense & Arms
M&R Liquor
Metcalf Fine Art Portraits, LLC
Norton Ditto
Pat Dolan
Pinto Ranch
Rose-Ann Aragon
Savarese Fight Fit West University
Stampede Under the Stars Event Chairs
Stampede Under the Stars Host Committee
Stephanie Morris
Swanky Gems
Terry and Lynn Day
Tony’s Mexican Restaurant
Tyler Kay-Artist
Zadok Jewelers

Jennifer and Scott Allison
Kelli and Mike Bridges
Heather and Max Bulk
Alexandra and Richard Bruskoff
Katy and Dan Burton
Allison and Robert Cozart
Mary Charles and Jay Davis
Allison and Adam Flikerski
Erin and Matt Hader
Loretta and Darren Horowitz
Rada and Doug Jaworski
Katherine and Matthew Kardesch
Neekie and Amir Kashani
Benita and Chris Land
Kelly Laudadio and Jorge Valencia
Kelley and Stephen Lubanko
Mary Lynn and Dave Mannon
Rachel and Bryan Markworth
Betsy and Mike Mercer
Natalie and Steve Mohtashami
Stephanie and Chip Morris
Lauren and Will Page
Stelli and Todd Parsapour
Natasha Parvizian and Patrick Gorgue
Stephanie and Jonathan Regan
Lorie Robinson
Jennifer and Robert Shults
Christine and Jan Spin
Jill and Frank Stagg
Cindy Steele and Steve Lopez
Megan and Jimmy Vondra
Lauren and Cory Whidden