The Social Re-Hash

November 9, 2017

Re-Hash: Zoobilation Ball

  Never underestimate the power of nostalgia. This year’s Zoo Ball went “Back Zoo the Future” on November 9th, putting on a wildly successful fundraising effort with almost dangerous quantities of 80’s references. San Antonio-based cover band The Max played an assortment of classic hits while guests bid on such treats as naming the new […]

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November 2, 2017

Re-Hash: Kabuki Pop

  Not long ago, we passed along word of Kabuki Pop, the Southwest School of Art’s gala to raise funds for its Bachelor of Fine Arts program. It looked like a delightful, engaging idea on paper, but to find out how it did in practice, we turned to the organizers, who offered this excellent post-mortem. […]

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October 28, 2017

Re-Hash: Catrina Ball

  Día de los Muertos is a time of remembrance; it’s fitting, then, that the San Antonio Public Library (SAPLF) used the occasion to celebrate and support Central Library with its Catrina Ball on October 28th. The event, held in honor of Central Library’s new Latino Collection and Resource Center, saw the first floor transformed […]

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October 7, 2017

Re-Hash: Red and White Ball

  The Blood and Tissue Foundation of San Antonio knows a thing or two about improving lives, whether that be through research into live-saving treatment or simply giving guests an unforgettable evening. On Saturday, October 7th, the Foundation’s Red & White Ball offered donors “A Night in Old Havana,” complete with top-notch food, music, and […]

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October 6, 2017

S.A.L.E for Kids

  The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo isn’t just 18 days of Western action and top-notch musicians whose tickets sell out while you’re still trying to decide who to see. It’s also a force for good, helping children through its yearly S.A.L.E for Kids event. This year’s event, presented by San Antonio’s own Silver […]

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September 27, 2017

Re-Hash: Forum Gala Theme Reveal

  Infectious diseases may not sound like the sort of theme that lends itself to charming gatherings, but the Forum, the Texas Biomedical Institute’s women’s group, pull it off time and time again. Their fundraising efforts to educate San Antonians on the Institute’s life-saving work include an annual gala that’s been running for more than […]

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September 22, 2017

Re-Hash: Croctoberfest

  Oktoberfest is truly one of the world’s great gatherings, combining the sophistication of sharing another country’s proud tradition with the visceral excellence of food and beer. There’s just the minor issue of there being, you know, an entire ocean between you and that sweet, sweet socially endorsed gluttony. Luckily for patrons of the San […]

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September 21, 2017

Re-Hash: Nuit Blanche

  Remember the Nuit Blanche, the San Antonio Public Library Foundation (SAPLF) fundraising dinner and auction? It turned out to be just as lovely as advertised. We were lucky enough to speak once again with the Foundation’s Brianna Kirk, who gave the evening a glowing review: — The Library Foundation’s 7th Annual Nuit Blanche fundraiser was […]

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August 17, 2017

Re-Hash: Hearts of Texas- A Night of Texas Music to Save a Life

Year after year, the Hearts of Texas gala returns to Pearl Stable to celebrate the lifesaving work of AugustHeart, a local nonprofit whose 24 heart screening events have screened 7,600 students to date. Its fundraising events include pigeon shoots, appearances at the yearly Big Give, and the gala itself, with proceeds going towards ensuring that […]

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