Pink Door Gala So Pretty In Pink


You're invited to a special evening of dining, dancing, and donations -- all in support of Houston-area women fighting to become cancer-free.


Break out the ruffles and Aqua Net for our 12th anniversary gala: An 80's Prom Night. Join us for news about Pink Door's latest achievements, live and silent auctions, and performance by Molly & the Ringwalds.

Location: Hotel Derek | 2525 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027
Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
Time: Cocktails @ 6:30 | Dinner @ 7:15
Theme: 80's Prom Night
Attire: Creative Black Tie - period dress not required but welcome




Gala Chairs

Nikki Howard

Nikki Howard

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Christina Sacco

Christina Sacco

Stewart Title




Lou Richardson

Lou Richardson

2019 Survivor Honoree

3-time cancer survivor, author, & minister

Dr. Jenny Chang

Dr. Jenny Chang

Houston Methodist
Dr. Anneliese Gonzalez

Dr. Anneliese Gonzalez

Memorial Hermann & UT McGovern Medical School
Dr. Roland Maldonado

Dr. Roland Maldonado

Midtown Family Medicine
Dr. Alyssa Rieber

Dr. Alyssa Rieber

MD Anderson Cancer Center




Host Committee

Geoffrey Banez
Carlos Castellanos
Carrie Clark
Debbie Elias
Ashlee Elmore
Eric Keller
Gayle King
Ryan King
Raj Mahadass
Mr. and Mrs. John McCauley
Sharron Melton
Dennis Montz
Dionne Peters
Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Urrutia
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wohlwend

Gala Committee

Aelicia Bayliss
Cortney Cole-Hall
Freddy Cruz
Robert Harpold
Gayle King
Maliha Mian
Dionne Peters
Julie Rowe
Molly Stone
Marshall Sweed
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Trenta
Hotel Derek hosts Pink Door Nonprofit's So Pretty in Pink Gala
Hotel Derek hosts Pink Door Nonprofit's So Pretty in Pink Gala


Hotel Derek has extended a discounted room rate for guests of Pink Door's So Pretty in Pink Gala. Dance the night away, get a great night's sleep, and join us for breakfast in the morning.

Pink Door Group Code: 081119PND


Don't delay! The discounted room rate is only guaranteed through October 8, 2019 and spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.



Live & Silent Auctions

The So Pretty in Pink Gala includes two auction events: a live auction and a silent auction. Guests of the Gala receive bidder numbers during check-in to participate in both auctions -- save time by registering in advance! Early registrants can also view and bid on silent auction items prior to the Gala.

Can't attend the Gala? No problem! If you are unable to attend, you can still participate in the silent auction through our online portal.


Click above then click the "View Items" button to see available items.

You can also purchase your tickets if needed or register to save time on check-in the night of the Gala.


If you have already registered for the event as a participant, you are also registered to bid remotely.

NOTE: Remote bidding is for silent auction items only.


Click to download our auction donation form and our Auction Coordinator will be in touch with you as quickly as possible.

A Blast to the Past, A Night to Make a Difference

Your contributions to Pink Door are tangible value to Houston area women and help them focus on becoming cancer survivors.

"Thank You . . . for granting my wish. This really will help me out financially and allow me to focus on getting better and less on how am I going to pay the bills. This really means the world to me! Thank you again from the bottom of my heart!”
– DD

"Pink Door has helped me by lightening the load of my bigger bills. It has been extremely difficult to find a way to pay my rent while being out of work. This help has been a blessing and I’m thankful for it.”
– Timeka

"There are no words to express my sincere gratitude for your kindness to me.”
– SF