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Gathering of Friends Luncheon: The Gift of Life

  • River Oaks Country Club 1600 River Oaks Blvd Houston, TX 77019 (map)


Please make plans to join the Institute for Spirituality and Health’s Gathering of Friends Luncheon on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at River Oaks Country Club.  

Our annual luncheon is a time to celebrate the amazing work happening every day at ISH and in our community.

We invite you to join us as we take time to give thanks for our blessings and friends, and to reflect upon “The Gift of Life”, with Rabbi David Lyon and Texan, Tara Storch. In 2010, the Storch’s oldest daughter, Taylor, was killed in a skiing accident. Many of her organs gave renewed life to others. “Taylor’s Gift” is an inspiring story that will touch your heart and soul.

 Tara Storch - Co-founder, Taylor’s Gift

Tara Storch - Co-founder, Taylor’s Gift

Also, we will present the Rabbi Samuel E. Karff Caring Heart Award to honor and celebrate LifeGift, a Texas’ organ procurement and transplant organization, headquartered in Houston.

We hope that you will consider purchasing a single ticket, or becoming an underwriter or table sponsor. Table sponsorships begin at $2,500. (Click below for categories.) Proceeds from the event will be used to support future classes, programs and conferences of the Institute.

If you have any questions, or desire more information, please contact Jeff Sokoloff at or by calling 713-797-0600, ext. 116.

We hope you will join us for what will be a meaningful and moving presentation!

Gathering of Friends Planning Committee

Cynthia Craft
Nancy Gordon
Susan Josey
April McGee
Mary Katharine Roff, M.D.
AnneMarie Wallace, M. Div.
Bonnie Weekley