We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, April 6 at the 2023 Alfresco Gala benefitting the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.

Underwriting Levels

Loblolly Pine – $25,000
Includes two tables of ten guests each

Southern Magnolia – $15,000
Includes one table of ten guests

Cherry Laurel – $10,000
Includes one table of ten guests

American Holly – $5,000
Includes one table of eight guests

Eastern Red Cedar – $750
Includes one individual ticket

The good faith estimate for the attendance of one guest is $100. The remaining amount is a fully tax-deductible donation to the Houston Arboretum (74-1587880)

When donating, please select ‘Alfresco Gala’ on the ‘Type of Gift’ drop down.

Thank you to our generous Underwriters:


Marilyn & Harry Kirk

Southern Magnolia

Forney Construction (in honor of Jason Burt)

Cherry Laurel

Andrew Abendshein
Locke Lord LLP
First Horizon Bank
Ruth & Dan Flournoy/Ethel & Chap Hutcheson
Porter Hedges LLP

American Holly

Autumn Lane Advisors
Tensie & Mike Axton
Bartlett Tree Experts
Dechert LLP
Hicks Thomas
Sallie Morian
Gigi & Ernie Pekmezaris
Greg Meece/Holland Knight

Eastern Red Cedar

Morgan Lewis
Andrea & Bill White
Daniel Hu & Susan Yang
Susannah & Kyle Kahill

For questions about the Alfresco Gala, please email Chasmine Anderson.