AVANCE 50th Anniversary – RGV Celebration

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AVANCE is a national nonprofit organization that focuses on early childhood education and parenting education, specifically within Latino communities, to support families on their journeys to economic mobility. Since 1995, AVANCE has served more than 90,000 parents and children in the Rio Grande Valley.

We will be kicking off the new year with a 50th Anniversary celebration in the Rio Grande Valley! 

AVANCE's 50th Anniversary

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Museum of South Texas History
200 N. Closner Blvd., Edinburg, Texas 78541

Join the AVANCE familia for an unforgettable evening as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary. Enjoy refreshments and network with community leaders and elected officials from across the Rio Grande Valley. Meet AVANCE parents in a special presentation featuring heartfelt testimonials of how AVANCE has touched their lives. With remarks by AVANCE CEO Dr. Teresa Granillo and AVANCE Board Chair Dr. Luzelma Canales of the Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity (BranchED), we will reflect on our history and impact in the Rio Grande Valley and share our bold vision for the future of AVANCE.


We can't wait to see you and celebrate with you!

Learn how you can sponsor this event below, or donate now to support our mission while joining the celebration. Be sure to follow us on social media, and stay tuned for more exciting updates.


Sponsorship Opportunities

You can sponsor our 50th Anniversary Celebration in the Rio Grande Valley at one of the levels listed below. Your sponsorship will help AVANCE continue to provide education and support to more than 14,000 caregivers, children, and family child care providers each year. You can use the button below to pay for your sponsorship online or contact us at development@avance.org if you would like to use another payment method.

Campeonas/es: $10,000

  • Title Sponsor of one (1) local event
  • Premier logo placement on event program, signage, and webpage
  • One (1) exclusive social media post announcing Campeonas/es sponsor and recognition in group social media posts
  • Three (3) minutes onstage remarks during event
  • Special meet & greet with Local Leadership at the event
  • Onstage recognition as Campeonas/es sponsor during the Grand Finale Gala in San Antonio, TX on September 14, 2024
  • Recognition as Campeonas/es sponsor on Grand Finale Gala event signage and program

Compañeras/os: $5,000

  • Logo placement on event program
  • Logo placement on event signage
  • Logo placement on event webpage
  • Recognition on social media

Colegas: $2,500

  • Name placement on event signage
  • Logo placement on event webpage
  • Recognition on social media

Locales: $1,000

  • Logo placement on event webpage