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Foundation announces giving campaign and annual gala event

       Join Pearland ISD Education Foundation for its annual gala event and giving campaign, the organization’s largest fundraising initiative of the year, to continue funding innovative projects and classroom needs for students and teachers in Pearland ISD.

       The most vivid black-tie event of the season, Illuminate: A Radiant Night for Education will be held on March 2 at The Citadel in Houston, TX. With a glow theme, guests are called upon to dress in their brightest attire and help to “ignite the future of education.” The dazzling soiree will feature dinner, live music, and live and silent auction. Individual gala tickets may be purchased for $175.

       Annual giving partners receive year-long acknowledgement for their tax-deductible contribution. Donors of $500 or more will receive complimentary tickets to the gala. Donors of $7,500 or more will be recognized as an Adopt-a-Grant sponsor, which includes naming rights to a classroom project and the opportunity to present the award to grant recipient.

       “This annual event is an opportunity for our community, supporters and friends to celebrate academic excellence in our schools and raise funds for outstanding educational programs and activities in Pearland ISD,” said Dena Hanks, Foundation President. All proceeds benefit Pearland ISD Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

       For information, visit Gala sponsorship opportunities are available. The foundation also seeks auction and in-kind donations. Please contact (281) 997-4987 or