2021 Dinner RECAP


A tremendous thank you to everyone who attended or supported COCI's Annual Fundraiser at B&B Butchers & Restaurant. We would like to recognize our incredible event chairs, Amber ElliottStephanie & Ryan Fleck and Emily & Tug Hanley for their commitment to our mission.


We had an amazing program thanks to our fabulous Emcee, Katherine Whaley, GEMS Program Manager, Brandi Walker, Keynote Speaker, Commissioner Adrian Garcia and Event Underwriter and Board Member, Benjamin Berg. Thank you to our special guest, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez for joining us and supporting our mission.


Thanks to your generous support, we are happy to report that we have raised over $120,000 toward the GEMS program.

Thanks to our generous sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor 

Alvarez and Marsal


Gaining Empowerment Sponsor

Alli and Michael Casey / Goldman Sachs


Next Generation Sponsors

Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wisner

Chaille C. Hutcheson

Emily and Tug Hanley 

Allegiance Bank

Jordan and Dylan Seff

Robert Clay

Independent Financial

(Washington Ave. and Pearland offices)


Event Underwriter

Benjamin Berg / Berg Hospitality Group

Didn't get a chance to attend the event, but still want to support children of incarcerated parents? You can help us ensure that middle-school aged children have the resources they need to break the cycle of intergenerational incarceration.