Rays of Change 2020
April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm| $10 – $50000
Rays of Change: Building Bridges Benefit Dinner Sunday April 26, 2020
Venue: The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria
5011 Westheimer At, Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
Why Sponsor Amaanah
Amaanah provides unique in school tutoring services for newcomers. These are students who have gaps in their educational career and have been displaced from their homes. We also have a newcomer soccer league who were the 2019 champions. Amaanah has been nominated by the Houston Dynamo’s for building bridges within the community in 2016 and 2019. Typically about 500 people from an educated and affluent background attend this event. 2019 event Raised more than $230,000
Featuring Mo Amer from Netflix
Mo Amer is an Arab American stand up comedian and writer of Palestinian descent. He is known for his special “Allah Made Me Funny”, The Vagabond on Netflix, and Hulu’s Ramy.
A pioneer in Arab American stand up, Amer’s humor consists of observational comedy, political satire, and race related material, heavily drawing on autobiographical elements, as well as his unique improvised, conversational style. Born in Kuwait, Amer fled to the US as a refugee in 1990 and obtained his citizenship in 2009.