Mark Your Calendar!

September 28 - Avondale House 4th Annual Bingo Bash

October 14 - Bike to the Beach

November 20-24 - Thanksgiving break, no school

December 18-29 - Winter break, no school

January 13 and 14, 2024 - Run for a Reason

April 12, 2024 - Hear our Voices Event


We are so excited for our 4th Annual Bingo Bash that we decided to bring BINGO to our adult day program participants! What a fun morning it was welcoming volunteers to play with some of our participants. Everyone had a blast!

Only a few tables are left for our 4th Annual Bingo Bash!

Chaired by Tracy and Phil Jones and with Emcees Briana Conner and Adam Winkler of ABC13, this highly anticipated event is one you won't want to miss! Adding to the excitement of playing seven rounds of Bingo, all guests have a chance to win fun prizes throughout the evening, along with an opportunity to bid on and win fabulous auction items curated by our auction chair, Stacie Williamson

Purchase your table today!

For more information or to make your pledge, contact Valerie at

Thank You

Thank you so much to Cadence Bank for your outstanding support of Avondale House. Your generous $50,000 gift towards purchasing a long-awaited van for our adult participants will allow us to effectively and efficiently transport our participants to and from our adult day program, to enriching community outings, doctors' appointments, and other day-to-day activities.

"This generous gift will enrich the lives of so many who call Avondale House home. Contributions of this nature hold immense importance to the organization and help to propel the mission forward", says Tim Williamson, EVP of commercial real estate at Cadence Bank, incoming Avondale House Board Chair, and father of Paul, one of our beloved adult day program participants.

Read more about Cadence Bank's support of Avondale House here.

Thank You

Thank you so much, Brunel Americas, for coordinating a donation drive for our residential program! We are always in need of household supplies and are so grateful for your support and care for our adults.

Are you or your company interested in hosting a donation drive or volunteering?

We are always in need of supplies for our programs! If your company or group is interested in holding a donation drive, please contact Emma at

I'd Like to Participate!

Run for a Reason with Avondale House!

Are you interested in participating in the Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon or the We Are Houston 5K in 2024? Registration is now open. The marathon weekend of events is happening on January 13 and 14, 2024. We'd love to have you on our team, and for you to make your miles matter!

Join our Run for a Reason Team!

Now is the perfect time to put this event on your calendar and begin planning your training! Please contact Kylie at if you are interested or have any questions.

Warm up for RFAR by participating in Alex's 5K!

Support Avondale House and individuals with autism by participating in Alex's 5K and Kids' K, happening on November 4, 2023! This sweet race celebrates and honors the life of Alex Jamrich. His amazing parents and friends host this event every year and raise much needed funds for Avondale House and other organizations that support individuals with autism.

Register now using the link below. Use code "AVONDALE" for $5 off at registration!

Register for Alex's 5K

Support our Bike to the Beach team!

When: October 14, 2023

Bike to the Beach, the ride from Houston to Galveston, TX in support of individuals with autism and disABILITIES is just over a month away! If you aren't able to ride this year, consider supporting our team with a donation, and help us reach our goal of $10,000! We are so proud of our dedicated team members.

Donate to Bike to the Beach!

Congratulations to our July and August Team Members of the Month, Alex and Jeanice!

Alex was our July Team Member of the Month. Alex works in the day school as a teacher's assistant and is a crucial part of our team! "Alex is so supportive and dedicated to her students. She is always thinking of ways to help the students be their personal best" her colleagues say. "The care and joy Alex brings to the class are like rays of sunshine, beautiful, bright and warm!" We are grateful for her heart for our students!

Jeanice was our August Team Member of the Month! She is a teacher in the day school, and makes such an impact on her students. "She is the glue every student needs! She takes pieces of each student and tailors the classroom around their needs. It is a wonderful sign to see her colleague says. "Jeanice has such an encouraging and positive attitude. She plans new and engaging activities to keep her students involved." We are so thankful for her ambition and dedication to serving her students.

Avondale House wishes to thank and acknowledge these recent donors:

BDO Brunel Energy, Inc. • Donellen Cornelius • DeAnn and Sam Decker • Janet and Richard Dixon • Energy Rental Solutions • Staci and William C. Griffin II • Taylor Grimes • Jennifer Hayes • Renee Hodges Reamer • Pharmacy Plus • Chereese Johnson • Pam Kimmons • Leslie and Todd Mogil • Jane and Michael Murray • Sarah Palmquist • Margaret Penoli • Janell Reniers • Janet Spann • Joe Turnbach • Daniel Valk • Gail Vozzella • Tammie and Mark Wallace • Winstead PC • Esther and Waylon Wood

Donors listed from 8/4/2023 to 9/6/2023.

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