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Save the Date: February 12, 2016

TSD Foundation is preparing for our 2016 cocktail party, which will be graciously hosted by Toni and Alex Abadi.

Date: Friday, February 12, 2016

Time: 6:00 – 9 PM

Theme: Have a Heart: Cocktails at the 360

Location: 360 Condominiums, 360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701

Please join us for a lovely evening of cocktails, canapés, coffee, and chocolates. All benefitting Texas School for […]

Thanks to All for Spooky Skedadle, HEAL Yeah! 5K, and 1K FunRun

Our deepest thanks to our co-presenters, generous underwriters, event sponsors, and in-kind sponsors, as well as all the amazing volunteers who came out to put on another successful Spooky Skedaddle Halloween Festival, HEAL Yeah! 5K, and 1K Fun Run. In spite of the rain, fun was had by all, and together we raised awareness and […]

Our 9th Annual Gala is Just Around the Corner!

On Friday, May 1, 2015, Texas School for the Deaf Foundation presents Vegas Nights, our 9th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala, held at The Hilton (500 E. 4th St.)! Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet food, lively fundraising, and casino games. This gala looks to be the best yet, with incredible live auction items, […]

Save the Date: October 31, 2015 for Spooky Skedaddle

Join us on Halloween day for TSD Foundation’s annual Spooky Skedaddle Festival. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors and enjoy fun runs, carnival games, as well as great local food and entertainment! We hope to see you there.

Wow . . . YOU really AMPED UP TSDF!

Thanks! Because of your amazing generosity, TSDF raised over $17,000 during Amplify Austin, the 24-hour, community-wide giving campaign. Although the weather prevented us from having our kick-off event at Freddie’s Place, it didn’t keep you all from sharing your gifts. Thanks to YOU, the children of TSD will continue to LEARN, GROW, and BELONG. You really amped […]

Sincere thanks to Mark Seeger and Jeff Harper

Our sincere thanks to Mark Seeger and Jeff Harper for opening their beautiful mid-century home, the Granger House and the Perch, on February 12 for our 2015 Cocktail Party. The event was a huge success, with over 70 guests who enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by the TSD Culinary Arts Students, the beautiful vocals of Bridget […]

Cocktails at The Granger and The Perch

Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015

Where: The Granger House and The Perch, 805 W. 16th Street, Austin

What: Support TSDF!! Come as your Favorite “Mad Men” Character to this fun 50s-Style Cocktail Party!

For more information and to reserve your tickets.

 

Save the Date(s): Amplify Austin

Amplify TSDF
What: Amplify Austin 24-Hour Online Giving Challenge, supporting TSDF
When: Thursday, March 5 @ 6:00 p.m. ‑ Friday, March 6 @ 6:00 p.m.

Amplify TSDF Kick-off
What: TSDF Amplify Austin Kick-off Party with live music, food, fun and the opportunity to AMPLIFY TSDF
When: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Freddie’s Place, 1703 South First Street

For more […]

Save the Date: May 1, 2015 for our 2015 Diamond Gala!!

Texas School for the Deaf Foundation Presents Vegas Nights, our 9th Annual Diamond Gala! Save the Date, Friday, May 1, 2015, and join us for an exciting evening of gourmet food, lively fundraising, and casino games all benefitting Texas School for the Deaf!

Location: Hilton Downtown Austin

Time: 6:00 – 11:30 PM

Theme: Vegas Nights

Learn More about TSDF’s 2015 Diamond […]

Spooky Skedaddle: A Huge Success!!

The TSD Foundation held its 3rd Annual Spooky Skedaddle 5K / 1K Fun Run and Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

We express our sincere thanks to our two underwriters — All About Luv N Care and CSD — who, along with many other sponsors, donated generously to TSDF and helped make it a great […]