Join us for an evening under the live oaks!

We are gearing up for our 25th annual Rootball, chaired by Kyle & John Kirksey, Sr., Joanie & John Kirksey, Jr. and Shawn & Bill Jackson. On April 4th, Mia Gradney, from KHOU, will emcee a night of dancing and dinner under the live oaks. Click here to purchase a table, tickets, or make a donation. Email with questions.


Wanna learn more?

Click here to read an article featured in Paper City.


24th Annual Root Ball: "The Giving Tree"

Presenting Sponsor


Champion Live Oak

Laura and John Arnold
Cathy and Joe Cleary

stately pecan

Marathon Oil Corporation
John P. McGovern Foundation
Stephanie and Brad Tucker
Winston & Strawn LLP and John Keville
Andrea and John T. Young, Jr.

towering pine

Reagan and Doug Bauer / Laura and Andrew McCullough
JoAnne and David Graham / Janet and Fred Heyne
Kathy and Bill Van Wie
Vinson & Elkins LLP

splendid magnolia

Olive and Lynn Hughes
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Kirksey Architecture
Hannah and Cal McNair
Chad and Marian Meacham
John Moody Family
Uptown Houston
Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Weekley

Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP
CenterPoint Energy
Clark Condon
Davey Tree Expert Company
Jenny Elkins
Environmental Design
FA Bartlett Tree Experts Company
Donald L. Howell / Vivie and Chris O’Sullivan


Gary and Louise Moss
Miki and Ralph E. Norton M.D.
The Ott Charitable Foundation
Anne Dale Owen
Francey Pengra and Ed Allday
Laurie and Bret Sanders
Courtney and Christopher Sarofim
Shannon and Leslie Elkins Sasser
Barbara and Louis Sklar
Duncan and Sarah Underwood
Tracy and David Wegner
Randa and K.C. Weiner
Michelle and Glenn Woo
Lorraine and Ed Wulfe

Sally and Doug Abbott
Eddie and Chinhui Allen
Chris and Merrell Athon
Polly and Murry Bowden
Bud Light/ Silver Eagle Distributors
Lynn and Win Campbell
Cathy Chapman
Sara Paschall Dodd
George Francisco IV
Betsy Frost
Dr. Cullen K. Geiselman
Kate and Steve Gibson
Mindy and Jeff Hildebrand
Kathryn and Gene McFaddin


Jennifer and Chris Laporte
Elizabeth and Charlie Leykum
Consuelo and Ian Macpherson
Liz and Robert Mann
Vanessa and Eduardo Sanchez
Kara and Dax Sanders
Erin and James Stewart
Charlene and John Storms
Aaron and Nikayla Thomas
Molly and Coert Voorhees
Vicky and Gordon Wight

Susan and Sam Barrett
Kelly and Scott Blair
Paula and John Cutler
Laura Mayer Cyprow and Jarrod Cyprow
Carolyn and Chris Dorros
Jennifer and David Ducote
Gracia and Robert Duncan
Marybeth and Tom Flaherty
Frederic and Florence Gautier-Winther
Eleanor and Dan Gilbane
Tricia and Steven Grossman
Becky and Mike Knapp

Friends of Trees For Houston

Jill and Dunham Jewett
Carter and Bill Lee
Dan M. Moody, Jr.
Mary and Larry Peterson
Deanene and David Rowland
Jennie Segal

Susan and Jim Baker
Mary and John Eads
Mr. and Mrs. Gus K. Eifler
Marita and JB Fairbanks
Karen and Jonathan Finger
Mary and Robert Frappier
Stephanie and Mark Hamilton


Swift + Company
Invitation Design by Jennifer Bailey