Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour staff and committee are busy preparing for its 31st
annual Christmas Home Tour on December 9 and 10, 2022.
Shown are Jim McClellan, representing the Presenting Sponsor, Fred and
Mabel R. Parks Foundation and Child Advocates of Fort Bend CEO Ruthanne
event began 31 years ago as a fundraiser to keep the agency’s doors
open. A group of volunteers, many of whom are still involved in the
agency, opened their homes,
decorated for Christmas, baked cookies and charged admission. The tour
was a success and has since become a Fort Bend County holiday tradition.
“We have lots of fun things in store for our guests,” stated Child Advocates of Fort Bend Events Specialist Tarina Sheridan.
We are excited to offer unique sponsorship
opportunities and new this year a Wreath Auction for those who want to
guarantee they can take home one of 7 special wreaths right away.
Beginning November 1, we will have over 20 beautiful
and unique wreaths in our 9th annual Wreath Raffle to
celebrate all seasons. For just $10, you have a chance to win the wreath
of your choosing. During tour days the homes will feature live
entertainment, refreshments and back by popular demand,
our fun holiday t-shirts, unique to CAFB. Tickets are $30 and go on
sale November 1. For convenience, we have a $60 ticket bundle that
includes an admission ticket and three wreath raffle chances. Tickets
can be purchased on our website at
The Christmas Home Tour welcomes more than 1,800 guests over the two
days. This year’s
tour features homes in First Colony, Imperial, Riverstone and for the
first time, Aliana! They will all be beautifully decorated for Christmas
ranging from classic to whimsical styles.
than 700 volunteers will help as hosts and hostesses in the homes,
serving as entertainers or by baking cookies. This is a spirited
community event, but most importantly
it is a fundraiser which supports programs and services that benefit
the children served by Child Advocates of Fort Bend. In 2021, the agency
served 4,230 children and families, which is more than ever before due
to a huge increase in reports of child abuse.
Your support of this event is essential to helping abused and neglected
children in our community.
of $100 - $10,000 are now available. Please consider joining as a
sponsor. It is a delightful event for a worthy cause. To become a
sponsor or for more information,
please contact Tarina at TSheridan@cafb.org.
About Child Advocates of Fort Bend:
Advocates of Fort Bend is a non-profit agency dedicated to ending child
abuse by Strengthening the Voice of the Child, Healing the Hurt, and
Breaking the Cycle of abuse
and neglect for children and their families in Fort Bend and
surrounding counties. Through its Court Appointed Special Advocates
Program (CASATM), Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) and more
than 200 trained community volunteer advocates, Child Advocates
improves the lives of more than 400 children each month and has served
more than 20,500 children since opening its doors in 1991.
more information on how you can get involved with Child Advocates of
Fort Bend, contact Volunteer Services at 281-344-5123 or
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