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 weekend as we raise money to support abused and neglected children in our community.

*the deadline to be included in the event program is February 14, 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

Steve & Natalie Mohtashami and Ryan & Leah Rabe

Mr. and Mrs. Donahue

Todd and Kari Greenwalt

Mark and Melissa Hobbs

Jesse and Libbie Libby

Dean and Christi Quinn

Steve and Joyce Sandweiss

Jillian & Yuri Waldo and Jess & Brian Leeke

A Fare Extraordinaire

Angela Fabbri – Contemporary Artist

Ben & Meredith Marshall

Berg Hospitality Group

Bob Reifsnyder

Braeburn Country Club

Carla Valencia

The Clarke Family

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

Emily Nelson – Nutritional Therapist & Restorative Wellness Solutions Practitioner

Four Seasons Hotel, Houston


Hamid Parvizian

Hannah and Cal McNair

Heather Bonstaff

Dr. Henry Mentz, MD

Hopi Teepees

The Houston Astros Foundation

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

The Houston Texans Foundation

Institute of Anti-Aging Medicine and Skin Spa


Iva and Curtis Knobbe

Jason ‘J-DUB’ Williams

Jawda and Jawda Home

Kelly Laudadio

Kelly Simon Properties

Kelly Thoreen

Lagree HTX

Lari Paradee

Leo Johnson – Performance Trainer

LMN Hospitality

Lone Star Defense and Arms

The Melting Pot

Metcalf Fine Art

Micah The Artist

Mister Car Wash

Nacol & Co

Nick and Kathleen Martin – Houston Texans

Oil Brokerage

Republic Boot Co.

Russo Life Fitness

Saint Bernard

Shannon LeConey

Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Joyce Sandweiss

Shadow Hawk Golf Club -Director of Instruction

Retired SEAL Team 5 Commander, Tom Deitz

Woody’s Furs

Mr. and Mrs. Yuri and Jillian Waldo

Zadok Jewelers

Ben and Meredith Marshall

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

Sheila Aron – The Thread Alliance

Tom and Ann Bastian

Kardesch & Association Wealth Management

Curtis and Iva Knobbe

Dan and Brady Peters

Barbara and Jeff Steen

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!