Rise to the Occasion – The Rise School of Houston

The Rise School of Houston

We love everything The Rise School of Houston stands for and are honored to once again host their annual Gifts From The Heart Gala at our 3900 Bissonnet location. Please read the press release below for more information about this heartwarming gala.

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…Be sure to scroll down to view pictures from last year’s Rise School Gala!


Contact: Ashley Kress

Development Director, The Rise School of Houston

713-532-7473/ akress@riseschool.org


Fifteenth Annual Holiday Shopping Event to be Held at Bering’s

HOUSTON, TX – (November 5, 2014) The Rise School of HoustonTM announced today that plans are coming along wonderfully for their upcoming annual event, Gifts from the Heart. The annual shopping extravaganza will take place at Bering’s 3900 Bissonnet, on Thursday, November 20th from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.   This year the event honors The Hamill Foundation and their incredible support of The Rise School.

This fun and exciting evening will include delicious fare, cocktails, silent auction and entertainment. Bering’s is also donating a generous percentage of all of the evening’s proceeds to The Rise School.

The Rise School of Houston provides the highest quality of early childhood education to children, ages 6 months to 6 years, with Down syndrome and other disabilities, as well as children without disabilities. The Rise School of Houston is funded solely through the generosity of individuals, corporate donors and foundations and is the only school of its kind in Houston serving pre-school age children with disabilities in an integrated environment. The program’s focus is preparing all children for inclusion in mainstream kindergarten.

Tickets are still available for this event with many underwriting opportunities available. For more information or to attend this exciting evening, please contact Ashley Kress at 713-532-7473 or go to The Rise School’s website at riseschool.org/events.

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