We Sincerely Thank All Our Supporters

Since we opened our doors in 1991, we have been fortunate to have the support of many generous donors who believe in our mission and share our vision.  Here, we recognize the donors who have provided programmatic and general operating support to Avenue over the past year, as well as those who stepped up when we called for additional support to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts. 

We have a lot of love for these folks.  They sustain our work and advance our mission, and we thrive because of their support.

Over $500,000

  • NeighborWorks America
  • Wells Fargo Regional Foundation

Up to $500,000

  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Up to $100,000

  • Capital One
  • Houston Arts Alliance
  • Houston Endowment

Up to $50,000

  • Wells Fargo

Up to $25,000

  • BBVA Compass
  • Texas Capital Bank

Up to $10,000

  • The Brown Foundation, Inc.
  • TSAHC Texas Foundation Fund
  • State Farm Insurance Companies

Up to $5,000

  • eEvents Group
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Mercantil Bank
  • Barbara Tilotson

Up to $1,000

  • Peter Kelly & Mary Lawler
  • Tim Higley & Ken Mazzu
  • Marissa Taler

 

Up to $500

German & Anne Amador, Kristin Babik,, Kenya Burrell, Rebecca Conway, ConocoPhillips, Michael Harris, Crystal Holmes, Keith Lemons, Christian Navarro, Mark Parthie, Cassandra Silvernail, Deborah Tesar

 

 

Over $500,000

  • NeighborWorks America

Up to $500,000

  • de Beaumont Foundation
  • Episcopal Foundation
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Up to $100,000

  • Capital One
  • Wells Fargo Regional Foundation

Up to $50,000

  • Hess Corporation
  • Wells Fargo

Up to $25,000

  • Mercantil Bank
  • National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB)
  • Texas Capital Bank

Up to $10,000

  • AARP
  • BB&T
  • River Oaks Garden Club
  • State Farm Insurance Companies

Up to $5,000

  • Bank of America
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Stephen J. "Jamie" Bryant
  • East West Bank
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • Timothy J. Higley
  • Independent Bank
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Cassandra Silvernail
  • Deborah Tesar
  • TSAHC Texas Foundation Fund
  • Union Pacific Foundation

Up to $1,000

  • Deborah Aschheim
  • Lauren Blanton
  • Comcast
  • Connect Community
  • Rebecca Conway
  • Jesus DeAnda
  • Cynthia Ellis- Olsen
  • Donna Espadas
  • Greater Houston Community Foundation
  • Vallerie Hernandez
  • Brad Howell
  • David Jones
  • Jim Lewis
  • M.D. Anderson Foundation
  • Brett McDonald
  • Deborah McNulty
  • Luca Monaco
  • Sam Montgomery
  • Filippo Nenna
  • Daniel Palomo
  • Mark Parthie
  • Leo Quigley
  • Patricia Rocha
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation
  • Kelly Simmons
  • Viola Solomon
  • State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC)
  • Marissa Taler
  • Virtus
  • Robert D. Zebro

Up to $500

German & Anne Amador, Peggy Robinson & David Block, Christina Charles, Elizabeth Hall, Birgitte and Angelo Kleftakis, Mr. Peter Kelly and Ms. Mary Lawler, Patricia Lawler, Bess MacInnes, Tami Merrick

$5,500,000+

  • Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Established by Mayor Turner and County Judge Emmett

Up to $500,000

  • Capital One
  • Citi
  • JP Morgan Chase

Up to $100,000

  • David Weekley Homes Disaster Relief Fund
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
  • NeighborWorks America
  • Rotary International (Rotary Club of University Houston, Rotary Club of West U, Rotary District 5240)

Up to $50,000

  • Enterprise Community Partners
  • Shinnyo-en Foundation
  • Zillow Group

Up to $25,000

  • Northern Colorado Community Foundation
  • Union Bank
  • Zankel Family Foundation

Up to $10,000

  • BBVA Compass
  • Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
  • Texas Capital Bank
  • United Way
  • Vinson & Elkins
  • Wells Fargo

Up to $5,000

  • Miranda Heller
  • Learning Bridge Foundation
  • Filippo & Vanessa Nenna
  • Northline Commons
  • Mary Ellen & Patrick Quarles

Up to $1,000

  • Katie Ellet
  • Jason Holoubek
  • Tyler Priest
  • Bo Sanford
  • John E. Walsh, Jr.

Up to $500

Laura Bailey, Melody Bechberger, David Beitel, Ira Belsky, Louis Bennett, Anita Brewer-Siljeholm, Janice Bundy, Aldona Clottey, Helen Dunlap, Reno Hechtman, Andrea Keller Helsel, Matt Hendricks, Lisa Hines, Ann Houston, Tonya Huynh, Kelly Jones, Cheryl & Brian Kennedy, Pierre Labarge, Patricia Lawler, Sharon Lawler, The Levenson Family Charitable Trust, Jasmine Mann, Stan Mattfeld, Lisa M. Meyer, Julius Nyanda, Lori Powell, John Randall, Kathleen Reardon, Elizabeth Schultz, Monica Shields, Michael Terris, Michael Tierney, Marissa Trevino, Kimberly Uberti, Tom Villanueva, Travis Winfrey

Up to $100

Dustin Abney, Kristin Acker, Bruce Adams, Sidharth Agarwal, Melissa Albrecht, Rebekah Albright, Elise Alexander, Bryce Allison, Melissa Allison, Jose Alvarez, Sarah Amerson, Michelle Anderson, Jamie Anderson, Adam Arellano, Elizabeth Arnold, Meredith Arthur, Rinah Arzan, Jennifer Ashton, Katy Jane Austin, Rachel Azoulay, Sarah Back, Margot Backus, Sanjay Bakal, Debbie Baratz, Steven Barbier, Sian Barbieri, Michelle Barrett, Sean Barrie, Rebekah Bastian, Laura Baugh, Curt Beardsley, Luke Beatty, Amanda Benassi, Julia Berchem, Chris Beringer-Neyens, Doug Bernard, Christopher Bettin, Andrew Bianchi, Ryan Binder, Ryan Blackbourn, Marnie Blanco, Lauren Blanton, Jolene Bleistein, Peggy Bloebaum, Laura M. Bodenheimer, Jeannie Bohlman, Amy Bohutinsky, Sara Bonert, Katherine Borysiak, Jessica Boston, Amy Bowers, Brian Boys, Kathryn Brand, Manav Brar, Jana Bratton, Monica Braughton, Lauren Braun, Lauren Bretz, Jim Bridges, Tess Britton, Glen Brixey, Robert Broesler, Marissa Brooks, Kevin Brown, Danielle Brown, Christopher Bruno, Joseph Buckley, Meghan Bunting, Sarah Buonocore, Amy Burky, Caroline Burton, Alexander Buteux, Danielle Byrne, Lynn Caldwell, Francisco Camacho, Tanja Campbell, Patty Campbell, HP Canwell, Cheryl Carbonara, Jessica Carfagno, Nina Carino, Reece Carmona, Yvonne Carney, Alexander Casey, Kathryn Caudell, Joe Charat, Ginny Cheng, Anastasia Chiesa, Andy Chikos, Soo Choi, Teddy Choi, Jun Choo, Camille Chotzen, Man Choi Chow, Gerry Chu, Lauren Clapp, Jessica Clapper, Chelsea Clark, Crystal Clark, Scott Clark, Michael Cobbins, Lindsay Cohen, Adam Cohn, Alex Colburn, Brian Colwell, Ryan Concannon, Maria Concha, Erin Coningsby, John Connolly, John Cook, Stephanie Cooper, Jami Cope, Joseph Copenhaver, Vivian Corey, Edward Cornelius, Jason Cornell, Vince Cotroneo, William Cousey, Nick Covais, Kendall Covington, Denise Cowardin, Courtney Cox, Matthew Daimler, Lisa Dale, Kevin D’Amato, Breana Dampier, Kevin Daugherty, Suzanne Davidson, Daisy Davison, Ryan Dawson, Taylor De Rosa, Alexandra DeGrandchamp, Melissa Dehakiz, Anna Deibert, Paul Delaney, Daniel Delgado, Marc DePaul, Samantha Desmond, Jose Diaz, Heath Dickes, Ann Dietrick, Robert Dietz, Dan Dimendberg, Angelee Dion, Zachary Doan, Tsering Dolma, Josh Doody, Sally Dorman, Nathaniel Douek, April Drake, Austin Drury, Karen Dsouza, James Dunn, Heather Dunning, Elizabeth Dyer, Graham Eastham, Travis Eckhardt, Alexey Efimov, Fernando Elizondo, Jennifer Ellis, Mitch Emerson, Kim Endo, Lori Endo, Jonathan Engel, Jennifer Enghauser, Luke Erickson, Ariel Etienne, Rebecca Evans, Qadra Evans, Donald Ewing, Ruth Facer, Mark Falk, Maksym Fedchyshyn, Felise Feingold, Amy Felce, Amanda Fellows, Angel Feng, Alexa Fiander, Sabrina Fiander, Jeremiah Flocchini ,Mitch Foont, Doug Foral, Kelsey Ford, Rioha Fortner, Jake Fournier, Bill Fowler, Bryson Simon Fox, Alex Franco, Sandra Francois, Gabriel Friedman, Dave Frisone, Scott Fristachi, Lindsey Fujita, Jonathan Fung, Olivia Gaffney, Kristine Gaffney, Andy Galbraith, Tom Gall, Jess Gandy, Tim Garrity, Paige Gilbreath, Maureen Glancy, Nicholas Glenwell, Claude Glover, Luke Goedde, Aurora Gomez, Joseph Gonzalez, Iris Gonzalez, Bonnie Goode, Alexander Gorsline, Valerie Graffio, Zachary Grau, Kathryn Green, Shana Greenfield, Lauren Grillo, Rachel Gross, Mary Gruen, Ian Grunfeld, Greg Gutkin, John P Gutman, Ellen Haberle, Satinder Haer, Stephanie Hahn, Joseph Haines, Leif Halvorson, Loomis Hamilton, Jay Hancock, Alexa Hancock, Brianna Harlow, Cameron Harp, Melanie Harris, Nicole Heck, Emily Heffter, Stephanie Heliker, Carol Henderson, Samantha Hermann, Julia Heydenreich, Eric Hill, Charles Hill, Jenny Hoefel, Jonathan Hoium, Elizabeth Hollins, Sarah Holzer, Chandra Hoover, Cory Hopkins, Rachel Hout, Catherine Howe, Paula Howe, Andrew Hsieh, Brandon Huey, Brandon Inouye, Catherine Isaac, Chuck Jackson, Charles and Mary Anne Jackson Jr, Kate Jacobs, Annie Jacobson, Brittan Jenkins, Tanya Johnson, Catherine Johnson, Jennifer Johnson, Tim Johnstone, Andrew Jones, Trisha Jones, Elizabeth Jones, Courtney Jordan, Shain Jordan, Ratna Josyula, Susan Jouard, Christina Jung, Logan Junger, Rena Kamariotakis, Sarbmeet Kandhari, Boris Karlinsky, Adeana Kaye, Kathryn Kayrell, Travis Keany, Tracy Keeling, Vinay Keerthy, Megan Kelly, Briar Rose Kepiro, Kaitlin Kerins, Erika Kerry, Zainab Khan, Bilal Khan, Daphna Khen, Rebecca Killian, Jenna Killion, Jihee Kim, Juliette Kim, Benjamin Klinker, Rebecca Kmiec, Kerri Kobara, John Koehl, Usha Kollu, Jane Lisinker Korobov, Anna Koroleva, Veenadhari Kotha, Lou Kotsinis, Suzanne Krahenbuhl, Pamela Kramer, Kelly Kroll, Madeline Kruger, Samantha Kuchera, Lyrissa Kusse, Kyle Kuttler, Steven Kwan, Matthew Kyme, Arish Labroo, James LaFranchi, Bryan LaFranchi, Tom Lagomarsino, Justin LaJoie, Douglas Lampart, Jessica Lane, Jaclyn Lasaracina, Milan Laurent, Kat Le, Elizabeth Leberman, Charles Ledogar, Crystal Lee, Sean Lee, David Lee, Jordyn Lee, Sungmin Lee, Jessica Lee, Josh Lehr, Jacqueline Lemieux, Nicholas LeVack, Max Levanda, Allen Levin, Sarah Leviton, Sam Levor, Robert Levor, Shannon Lewis, Iris Li, Gene Liang, Joanna Lim, Peter Lim, Patrick & Laura Li-Morrill, Dave Lindsay, Laura Ling, Maddie Lismore, Lauren Livingston, Joanne Locascio, Laura Lockwood, Vito Loconte, Colin Loh, Dennis Lollman, Joshua Long, Grant Long, Katy Long, David Lopez, Daphne Lopez, Ryan Lu, Laura Lundin, Linda Lyman, Jon Mabe, Christa Mabee, Vic Mady, Micael Makunas, Raygie Mamerto, Shamsa Mangalji, Scott Marcelle, Caroline Margraf, Kyle Marquand, Marissa Marquez, Clark Martinson, Stan Mattfeld, Andrew Mattie, Shelley Mauss, Kimberly Mayhle, Jennifer McAllister, Ryan McCarthy, Meggie McCleary, Brian McCrossen, Keri McGhee, Jessica McLeod, Matt McRae, Maximillian Medina, Erin Medlin, Katherine Melton, Christy Metz, Zachary Meyer, Andrew Michaud-Reisig, Alice Michaux, Christopher Mielke, Michelle Miles, Lauren Miller, Deanie Mills, Mary Mills, Allison Minto, Conny Mirza, Anna Mod, Freda Mohr, Tina Monari, Alexis Monetti, Matthew Moore, Gary Moore, Debby Morgan, Andrew Moser, Tyler Moynihan, Andrew Mullen, Timothy Mullowney, Amy Mundy, Jessica Musilli, Nance Myers, Nick Myers, Richard Myrie, Jordan Naftolin, Anirban Nandi, Alyssa Nardozza, Vincent Nasca, Emily Nassif, Shruti Nathwani, Julie Nelson, Gene Newcomb, Stacey Newman, Vivien Ng, Karen Nguyen, Jared Nielsen, Rebecca Nielsen, Jeff Nobles, Alexis Nolan, Riva and Ellis Nolley, Charles Noon, Jason Nurmi, MaryKaye OBrien, Connor O’Brien, Skylar Olsen, Julia Olson, Greta Olson, Joy and John O’Malley, Ashani O’Mard, Sarah O’Mealia, David and Liz Heneghan Ondaatje, Colleen O’Neal, Mohcine Oubenal, Don Pak, Heather Palmer, Dan Panetta, Imogen Papadopoulos, Renee Park, Edward Park, Toni Parker, Jasmine Parniani, Katherine Parrish, Robert Parsons, Ardalon Parto, John Pashinski, Sunny Patel, Cheryl Paustian, Bryson Pavel, Sean Payton, Edward Peffer, Russ Pengelly, Laurel Penney, Marcus Perkal, Nick Perrault, Lucas Perrino, Nicole Perry, John Peters, Lynn Peterson, Grant Pharo, Kerina Pharr, Anna Phillips, Daniel Phillips, Simone Pia, Heather Pike, Alecia Pillatos, Krista Place, Jamie Plankenhorn, Nathan Plantz, Denise Poole, Linda Porras, Alejandra Portillo, Robyn Post, Grace Pratt, Rachel Priess, Mark Prigge, Roarke Randall, Chantal Randall, Ryan Rathe, Cheryl Read, Catherine Ready, Jordan Reeder, Gerald Reeder II, Alex Regensburg, Lora Reinholz, Alissa Reiter, Elder Reyes, Lori Rezac, Russell Rhomieux, Marcus Ricci, William Rice, Jillian Richins, Dominic Ricvuto, Lauren Riefflin, Erika Riggs, Eric Ringger, Jason Rivas, Nancy Robbers, Casey Roberts, Tobias Roberts, Bob Robinowitz, John Robinson, Margaret P. Robinson, Erika Rock, Caitlin Rock, Sean Rogers, Kelly Rogers, Megan Rohrbach, Scott Rohrig, Marianne Rollins, Judith Rose, Kathryn Rosenberg, Jian Rosenthal, Brian Rossman, Mindy Rossner, Jessica Rourk, Kaylie Routen, Kelly Rowe, Jeff Rucker, Olivia Ruiz, Racquel Russell, Sarah Ryan, Kathy Saeteurn, Samuel Safyan, Regina Sanders, Alexandra Sandgren, Sukh Sangha, Tiffany Saria, Erin Schaefer, Jeffrey Schneider, Ellesse Schneider, Lindsey Schober, Justin Schrenk, Suzette Schutze, Victoria Schuyler, Jessica Schwab, Kristen Sciacca, Jennifer Scully, Liz Segal, Chris Selleck, Katie Severance, Daivak Shah, Kathryn Sharp, Sergei Shevlyagin, Mark Shifflet, Eric Shimits, Gloria Q. Siebers, Jill Simmons, Jorgen Skold, Doug Slotkin, Emily Smernis, Kayla Smith, Seth Smith, Chelsea Smith, Breanne Smith, Mallory Smith, Terry Smith, Jason Smith, Peggy Smith, Andrea Smolin, Andrew Smyth, Jill Snow, Ann Sobil, Mikael Sodersten, Jyoti Soma, Angie Song, Irene Sparck, Dan Spaulding, Erin Spurlock, Erin Stahmer, Brian Stalzer, Jacob Stanley, Jackie Stapp, Jason Steinbrunner, Allison Sterling, Tim Stevens, Kristin Stone, Kristen Stotts, Chelsey Stout, Leif Strahan, Kelsey Strand-Polyak, Megan Sturrock, Josie Sutten, Joey Suyeishi, Mike Szatko, Kimberly Szeto, Anne Talbot, Marissa Taler, Andrew Talkowski, Vann Tang, Michael Taylor, Scott Taylor, Cynthia Taylor, Renee Taylor, Turan Tekin, Aaron Terrazas, Neha Thapak, Lauren Thompson, Morgan Thomson, Jay Thonmpson, Elizabeth Thorkelson, Joe Throndson, James S Tidyman, Christen Tien, Niranjan Timilsina, David Torrez, Long Tran, Andy Tran, Rikki Tremblay, Lauren Trompler, Nicolas Troncoso, Diane Tuman, Kelly Turpin, Nadia Tyby, Samy Tyby, Jonathan Ultis, Nick Upton, Chris Valentin, James Valverde, Mike Vanston, Amanda Velasquez, Katie Vogt, David Voll, Son Ca Vu, Jeremy Wacksman, Michael Waldman, Sydnee Walker, Jeff Wallace, Paige Wallis, Scott Walls, Dennis Walsh, Katharine Walsh, Kristal Waltrip-Gump, Shinbo Michael Wang, Tom Ward, Bryan Warner, Sonia Wasan, David Waschke, Michael Watt, Jenna Watts, Allison Watts, Andrea Wayland, Susan Weaver, Jennifer Weidman, David Weinraub, Alexander Weinstein, Britt Weiss, Mary Weiss, Morgan Weiss, Jenny Lynn Weitz Amare-Cartwright, Paul Wellnitz, Josh West, Peter Westhagen, Thomas Whalen, Jeannette Wheeler, Charles Wheeler, John Whitney, Sheri Williams, Ashton Willliams, Lynda Wills, Adam Wilson, Steven Wilson, Jennifer Wilson, Diane Wong, Kristin Wood, Christine Wood, Adrian Woods, Christina Worsing, Ernie Wright, Brian Wu, Kevin Wyner, Wenhui Yao, Janet Yeilding, Cheryl Young, Kristin Youngk, Ismail Yusuf, Odin Zackman, Heidi Zeigler, Cindy Zhang, Junya Zhu, Jillian Zieske, Nicholas Ziesmer

FHLB funding provided by Texas Capital Bank and Post Oak Bank

Last updated:  January 25, 2018