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We are pleased to announce

The 22nd Annual Champions for Children Awards Luncheon

Presented By

Don Hewlett Texas True

 will take place on October 21, 2021

From 11:30AM – 1PM

at the JW Marriott Austin


The Daytripper’s Chet Garner

Philanthropic Honoree:

Ross Moody, The Moody Foundation

Community Honorees:

 Rachel Arnold

Friends of the Children Austin

Co-founder and Board Member

Brooke Crowder

The Refuge for DMST

Founder & CEO

Emily Weiner

Center for Child Protection

Student Volunteer

2021 Event Chairs:
Melanie Fish, Jocelyn Johnson & Greg Meserole

Please consider being a sponsor for our Champions for Children Awards Luncheon and help us celebrate incredible individuals and organizations for their commitment to children in need.

Click here to sponsor this year’s Champions for Children Award Luncheon.

*Deadline to be included in the program is September 30th.




Watkins Insurance Company logo

Vista Logo

Beth and Bryan Plater

Howard and Mary Harwood Yancy


Enoch Kever logo

  Joan and Steve Clark

Marjann and Michael Cooper

Rachel and Jeff Arnold

Melanie Fish & Jocelyn Johnson

Adrienne & Mark Thannisch

Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Hotze

H-E-B Tournament of Champions

The Cline Family

LS Screening

Baselice & Associates, Inc.

Kimberley and Mark Ezell & Carolyn and Tom Curtis

Kristen and John Nelson

Kerri Ann Chambless and Lisa Terrill

ABC Home & Commercial Services

Ted and Leslie Keyser

Merritt Law

Friends of the Children Austin

The Clevenger Douglas Group at UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Alpha Capital Management

Terri and Chris Von Dohlen

Inman Foundation/ Admiral & Mrs. B. R. Inman

STG Design

Clifford and Barbara McTee


ABC Bank

Pinnergy, Kathy and Randy Taylor

Laura and Jim McBride

Gottesman Residential Real Estate

Debbie and Tommy Harmon

Megan Houser

Moody Bank

Liza and Jeff Layne

Marsha and David Lockett/ Austex Fence & Deck

Becky Melton/Kathy Mauro

Midtown Urology Associates, Drs. Trotter & McClintock

Chrissy and Corey Ray

Jan Cox Dwyer

Independence Title

Healthcare Facilities Development – Kent and Melissa Ferguson

David Terk Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. J. Vaughn Brock

Sigma Information Group

Jennifer Smith, REALTOR, The Smith Team at Keller Williams Realty

Ann Bauer and Suzy Balagia

Horizon Bank

Heritage Title Company

Holtzman Partners

Erika and Bryan Herndon

Capstone Titile | Chrissy & Brad Compere

Nancy and Mark Pollard

Kay and Tom McHorse

Corridor Title

Aaron and Jessica Kizer

Harrell Investment Partners

The McMullen Family

Center for Child Protection

Anne and Charlie Henderson

YourHire Recruiting

Winstead PC

Leslie and John Pitts

Austin Title Company

Thank you all for your incredible support of last year’s first-ever, virtual Champions for Children Awards Event presented by Don Hewlett Chevrolet Buick. Thanks to community support, we were able to raise more than $600K for Helping Hand Home.

We are so incredibly grateful to our honorees, donors, and longtime supporters who made an impact in our community and on this event. Please click this link to see watch party images shared by our dedicated friends and supporters!

Thank you to our incredible host, Chet Garner, the Daytripper, and our unbelievable speaker, Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton for sharing his inspiring story.

We are deeply grateful to our event chairs, Kimberley Ezell, Ellen Miura, and Jeremy Smitheal for the countless hours of support they provided to make this event a huge success!

Hope Happens Here® Thank YOU!