Friends of DePelchin is a group of young professionals who are committed to supporting DePelchin’s mission through philanthropy, volunteerism, and raising awareness within the Houston community.


Our members receive a Friends of DePelchin T-shirt, an exclusive invitation to our member appreciation happy hour in November, subscription to our quarterly newsletter, and invitations to our events. They are also entered into an exclusive drawing at our happy hours for giveaway prizes like Astros tickets, gift cards, and more!  

Members pay an annual fee of $35 for an individual membership or $45 for a dual membership. Click here to become a member today!


The Friends of DePelchin group provides frequent opportunities for Houston area young professionals to give back to the children of their community through volunteer events. If you are interested in volunteering with Friends of DePelchin, contact Lauren Brezger at


The Friends of DePelchin group hosts multiple networking and fundraising events throughout the year.

The next event is: Outdoor Movie Night at DePelchin on May 17 at 7:30pm. Click here to purchase tickets in advance or register at the door.

Their largest event, Tailgate for Tots, is held in the fall and includes a corn hole tournament, a wine pull, a silent auction, and delicious food as well as drinks! This year, Tailgate for Tots will be held at Cottonwood on September 23rd so save the date and stay tuned for more details! 

Like our facebook page to stay informed or email Lauren Brezger at to be added to our contact list!


Chair: Megan Arnold
Chair-elect: Cameron Cofield

Board Members:
Laura Bonk
Lauren Brown
Brenna Croom
Sheridan Gabrisch
Melissa Gaus
Becca Gibbens
Donald Green
Lindsey Harik
Tanner Hutt
Joy Jarrell
Clarice Kahawai
Charlie Mitchell
Dale Potts
Laura Stacy
Drew Thurman
James Williams