CASAblanca - Keeping Kids in the Spotlight

You're invited to the 2017 CASAblanca Gala!

Saturday, February 4th, 6:15 pm* at the JW Marriott Austin

Don your finest red carpet attire and join us for the 2017 CASAblanca Gala on Saturday, February 4 at the JW Marriott Austin, where you will rub shoulders with Austin's most glamorous and generous, and be moved by the powerful stories of children and their CASA volunteers! Win big in our casino, enjoy fabulous live and silent auctions, and pick out the best swag bags outside of the Oscars. Together, we will shine the spotlight on the needs of our community's most vulnerable children to ensure they have trained volunteer advocates, safe homes and promising futures. 

Black Tie Attire, *Powerful Voice Society Reception begins at 5:30 pm

Tickets - $200 (On sale soon!)


5:30 pm - Powerful Voice Society Reception (Invitation Only)
Featuring first view of auctions, passed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and more

6:15 pm - Check-In Begins, Open Cocktail Hour, Silent Auction, Big Board Auction, Photo Booth

7:30 pm - Big Board Auction Pauses
Big Board will reopen after dinner for live auction style wrap-up

7:45 pm - Dinner is Served

8:30 pm - Program, Live Auction & Fund-a-Need
Silent Auction bidding closes

9:45 pm - Big Board Auction Final Bids, Casino After-Party, Photo Booth, Cash Bar

10:30 pm - Auction Check-out Opens

11:50 pm - Casino Prize Drawings

Become a 2016 Sponsor

The funds raised at CASAblanca provide dedicated volunteers to hundreds of children each year, and we want you to be a part of it. Last year, 700 children still needed a CASA volunteer. You can help ensure that every child who has experienced abuse or neglect has a CASA volunteer speaking up for their best interest by sponsoring CASAblanca! As a sponsor you will enjoy many benefits including recognition before and during the event as well as tickets to CASAblanca (benefits determined by sponsorship level).

Download our sponsor packet for details on 2016 sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

For questions about sponsoring this event, please contact Development Director Kelly Perkins at 512.539.2670 or via email.

2016 Gala Photography by Chad W Adams Photography:

CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos


CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos


CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos


CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos
CASAblanca 2016 Photos

2017 Gala Committee

Allison Sperling, Kelly Dodson, Catherine Sansbury

Gala Chair - Catherine Sansbury

Honorary Chair - Kelly Dodson

Carolyn Allen, Donna Bell, Alina Berkowitz, Mary Brendza, Jennifer Brockwell, Ashley Bruekner, Kathleen Bucher, Krissy Cooley, Allison Curlee , Candace Dickerson, Kristin Ernst, Tobi Funte Flannery, Stacy Garcia, Nona Gardner, Kelly Gray, Amanda Hafer, Mari Hawn, Johnna Jones, Irma Moreno, Tess Peters, Lisa Porter, Erin Przybocki, Jenni Rozas, Karen Sallis, Jennifer Schneider, Amy Sutton, Dana Tomlin, Emily Walker, Jennifer West, and Nicki Zito

CASA events are run by volunteer committees who coordinate with our Events Manager. For questions about joining the committee or about the event in general, please contact Events Manager Laura Kay at 512.539.2677 or via email.