The “Hope is in Bloom” Gala gathers compassionate people eager to support a great cause: restoring human dignity to the most vulnerable.

Join us as we raise awareness and funds for the humanitarian efforts coordinated by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley.

Hope is in Bloom Gala
Friday, April 21, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.
Valencia Event Center
3012 S Jackson Rd
McAllen, TX 78503


This Gala benefiting Catholic Charities invites sponsorships at these levels:
Platinum – $10,000
Gold – $5,000
Silver – $3,000
Table – $1,500
Individual Tickets – $100
Depending on the level, perks include reserved seating, pre-event VIP reception, advertisement in gala program, media advertising and PSAs, publicity on Facebook, etc.
For details, view our sponsorship package

Silent Auction

Got something you want to donate to the cause? We welcome jewelry, art work, weekend-away packages, scrumptious dinners and just about anything that would excite a potential bidder. If you’re interested, call 956-884-7801 or email chinojosa@cdob.org with details.

2017 Hope Award

We are proud to recognize Dora Brown, Senior Vice President, IBC Bank as this year’s Hope Award honoree.*

Her extraordinary leadership, the respect she’s earned within our local community and her kind and generous heart makes her the perfect candidate for this annual award.

*Past awardees include James Darling, Mayor of McAllen (2016); Hermi Forshage (2015); Terri Drefke (2014); Esperanza and Lawrence Gelman (2013).

2017 Cariño Award

We are proud to recognize Chief Manuel Padilla, RGV Sector Border Patrol, as this year’s Cariño Award recipient.

For more information regarding the gala, sponsorship opportunities, auction donations, please contact Clara Dina Hinojosa: chinojosa@cdob.org; 956-884-7801.