Past Event

Location Info:

Hotel Zaza
5701 Main St.
Houston, TX  77005
The Carole and Ronald Krist Samaritan Counseling Center is pleased to announce the annual gala is scheduled on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Hotel ZaZa in the Houston Museum District. The holiday-themed “A KRISTmas Gala” will celebrate 33 years of providing high-quality counseling to underserved and uninsured individuals and families who otherwise are not able to afford mental health care services. Gala Chair Patricia Green will highlight this year’s Samaritan Spirit Award honorees Sister Roseanne Popp, MD, for driving the force of CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic and providing vital healthcare to lower income patients; Dr. Theodore Voloyiannis, for his innovation in robotic surgery procedures and willingness to provide care to those unable to afford surgery; and Mr. Ivan Voloyiannis, for his advocacy of mental health services in public education. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will welcome guests to enjoy a photobooth, dancing ornaments, live entertainment and bid on curated live and silent auctions with the program by Emcee CW39’s Sharron Melton. The Carole and Ronald Krist Samaritan Counseling Center invites everyone to get into the holiday spirit and support the Center's mission by purchasing a sponsorship or tickets to the gala. Sponsorship Levels: Individual Tickets: $250, Sponsor 2 Tickets: $1,500, Angel Table for 10: $3,000, Guardian Table for 10: $5,000, Advocate Table for 10: $10,000, Visionary Table for 10: $15,000, Founders 2 Tables of 10: $25,000, Good Samaritan 2 Tables of 10: $35,000. All ticket package purchasers will be named in special programing with the exclusion of individual ticket purchases. For information on sponsorship benefits and opportunities, please contact Mikki Donnelly at or 713.907.2883. [Organizer's description]

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