Celebrating 30 Years
of Answering the Call
September 15, 2017 • 7:00PM
7000 Woodhue Drive, Austin, TX
Cocktails + Comida + Comunidad + Gritos +
Commitment to helping Latino and other families in Central Texas lead healthy, productive and secure lives through high-quality and affordable healthcare, education and basic needs services.
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- Opportunity to personally welcome the audience from the stage
- Logo and name prominently featured at gala, including event signage and materials
- Opportunity to distribute your branded gift at seats or in gift bags to <400 gala guests
- Recognition in all Media Releases as a Viva la Vida Sponsor for this gala
- Logo or Name featured throughout 2017-18
- Bottle service at your table
- Logo or Name featured in El Grito Gala event materials
- Name featured throughout 2017-18 on our social media channels
- Invitations for you and your guests to attend our VIP cocktail hour featuring appetizers created by renowned Austin chefs
- Your Name featured throughout 2017-18 on our 30th Anniversary website section, gala slides and newsletters
These are times when it’s especially important to live out our values. With the rising fear of immigrants and anyone who is different, El Buen has become more than classrooms and clinics. We are on the front line welcoming all those who aspire and dream.
We’ve been doing it for 30 years, and now, your support is needed more than ever.Iliana Gilman, CEO
Dinner curated by Curra’s Grill
Musical entertainment by Adrian Quesada and His El Buen Social Club
Master of Ceremony Ron Oliveira
Award-winning journalist with more than three decades in television news.
Adrian Quesada and His El Buen Social Club
Grammy Award winning musician, composer and producer, Quesada is the co-founder of Grupo Fantasma, Brownout/ Brown Sabbath and Spanish Gold.
Vocalist Corey Baum
Lead singer and songwriter behind country band Croy & the Boys and garage/punk/country band Dumb, and as part of Mayor Adler’s “ATX6,” playing gigs in France, Japan, and Germany.
Began her musical career in her native San Antonio when she founded Las Coronelas, an all-female mariachi band that tours and performs across the U.S.
DJ Chorizo Funk
Austin native DJ Chorizo Funk combines his passion and skill to blend genres and styles and get audiences on their feet. He is a member of Peligrosa, the longest running Latin dance party in Texas and co-founder of Body Rock ATX.
Percussionist/Vocalist Jose Galeano
Grupo Fantasma “ringmaster”, Grammy-award winner and two-time nominee. Did we mention his uncle is “Chepito” Areas from the original Santana band?
bassist Greg Gonzalez
Grammy-award winning bassist, musician and songwriter who co-founded Grupo Fantasma and its “spinoffs,” Brownout/Brown Sabbath and Money Chica.
Vocalist/Percussionist Alex Marrero
Capital Metro riders recognize Marrero as the “official voice of Austin’s transit” — music lovers know him for his bravado. He’s lead singer of Brownout/Brown Sabbath and has performed with The Bodeans, Darden Smith, Carrie Rodriguez, and more.
Accordion/keyboard Michael Ramos
Grammy-winning producer and composer who has toured and recorded with John Mellencamp, Patty Griffin, Paul Simon, Kris Kristofferson and more.
The Rt. Rev. Dena Harrison, Chair
Bob and Margie Ayres
The Rev. Miles & Ashley Brandon
Merrilee & Pittman McGehee
Robin and Gene Shepherd
Celeste & Adrian Quesada
Iliana de la Vega
Amy Young, M.D.
Luis H. Zayas, Ph.D.
Iliana Gilman, CEO