Sponsorship Opportunities Available


2018 Valor y Sueños Luncheon
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
JW Marriott Hotel


This year’s luncheon theme of “We Dream, We Rise” honors the community spirit and
partnership that enables AVANCE-Austin to serve more than 500 low-income, Spanish-speaking
parents and young children in the Austin area annually. On this empowering afternoon, over
400 business, civic, and community leaders and supporters will gather to celebrate our
collective work in building healthy, thriving Latino families and communities. Guests should
expect a lunch centered on meaningful conversation and inspirational storytelling.


Join us to also recognize the following awardees for their volunteer leadership and partnership with AVANCE-Austin:

Rosie & Richard Mendoza
Griffith Family Legacy Award

Beth & Ivan Misner
Individual Heroes

Ascension Seton
Corporate Hero

The Lola Wright Foundation
Partner Hero



Elma Cantú Aldrete & Jo Cassandra Cuevas

Committee Members:

Kyler Arnold
Fely Garcia
Yvonne Jauregui
Kelly Jedele
Nivi Nityanand


Fund-A-Need Auctioneer:

Gayle Stallings, FUN Auctions


Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Purchase individual tickets here


Unable to join us but still wish to celebrate and support the dreams of AVANCE families? 

Click here to donate


Mil Gracias to our Sponsors!


Los Valientes | The Brave:



Los Héroes | The Heroes:

Dell EMC Global Business Operations
Evans Family Law
Nivi Nityanand/Dell Technologies
Janis & Joe Pinnelli
Cristina Valdés, REALTOR®


Los Campeones | The Champions:

Elma and James Aldrete
Dell EMC Data Protection
Beverly & Balie Griffith

 Table Sponsors:

Austin Junior Forum
Esther Calzada & Brad Keoun
The Honorable Lloyd Doggett and Dr. Libby Doggett
Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Ricardo Hexsel & Maria Cantú Hexsel
Yvonne Jauregui
Dr. Emma Lou Linn and Teaching Assistants – St. Edward’s University
Tom Mast
The Poker Girls
Yvonne Puig & Daphne Calderon



Angie Bealko
Blanca Zamora Garcia
Jignasha Grooms
Lauren Gulbas
Kate Hahn
Jamie Holden
Margaret Keys
Lupe & Joe Morin
Heather Neville
Lark Phillips
Meredith & Paul Terranova – eatingandlivinghealthy.com
Melissa Zinda