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Purple Songs Can Fly 
celebrated its 
10th Anniversary in 2016
In 2026, we will celebrate 20 years and we are planning now for a great celebration!

Thank you to everyone who was a part of our 10th Anniversary Journey to Hope Gala!

Gala Honoree Carol Herron, Periwinkle Arts in Medicine Program Coordinator, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers Gala Emcee Melissa Wilson 

Gala Sponsors Ron Black, Marie Bosarge, Charles & Lisa Cusack, Pamela Griffin-Minnich & Gene Minnich, Burdine Johnson & Christophe Venghiattis, Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, Jill A. Schaar & Giorgio Caflisch, Dr. Richard & Barbara Schilling, Melissa & Doug Schnitzer, Lester & Sue Smith Foundation, Sudha & Wendi Sudhakar, Texas Children's Hospital Gala Chairs Pamela Griffin-Minnich, Jill A. Schaar Board of Directors Anita Kruse, President; Pamela Griffin-Minnich, Vice President; John Singer, Treasurer; Regina Elliott, Secretary; J. Todd Frazier Advisory Board  Ron Black, Anthony Brandt, Dr. David Eagleman, Burdine Clayton Johnson, Alecia Lawyer, C. Mark Murrah, Scott Parazynski, Dr. David Poplack, Laura Puzio, Doug Suggitt, Risa Taub-McDonald, Glenn Taylor, Pamela Taylor-Glass, Melissa Wilson

Founder & Executive Director Anita Kruse 

We look forward to honoring all of the children who have written and recorded Purple Songs with us over the years with our next Purple Tie Gala in 2026.
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