Austin’s biggest celebration of philanthropy

When Austinites give together, we have the power to change our city. We hope to see you on September 6th at the Hotel Van Zandt. Now in its 12th year, The BIG Give is Central Texas' biggest celebration of philanthropy, featuring event production by Caplan Miller Events, tunes from DJ Mel, local bites and beverages, specialty cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka and Playa Real tequila, seltzer and beer selection from Bon & Viv, Michelob Ultra, and Karbach, desserts by Contigo Catering, Kellie’s Baking Co., Polkadots Bakery, and DoubleGood.

The evening will feature an exclusive raffle including a camping package from YETI, 2 VIP Passes to Hot Luck Festival 2020, Selina’s Nosara 3 Night Costa Rica package, Anything Delivered Package by Favor Delivery and H-E-B, All Access Pershing House Membership, and The Line Hotel + Fixe Chef’s Tasing Menu weekend package!

We will also present The Patsy Woods Martin BIG Giver Award and invite attendees to play games inspired by our signature programs throughout the night. And, we have more surprises in store!

Join I Live Here I Give Here in its mission to make Central Texas the most generous community in the nation! When we give together, we spark positive change today and for generations to come.

Individual tickets are available for $175.

Sponsorships are still available and start at $350.

The BIG Give will take place on September 6, 2019

The Big Give Event Slideshow


Cindy & Greg Abell, Courtney & Jake Manuel, Celeste Quesada, Marisa Secco, K Friese + Associates, Kathy Smith-Willman & Chad Willman, KC & James Waldron, Ted & Lindsay Wasserman


Marisa Secco, Co-Chair
Whitney Stenger, Co-Chair
Elizabeth Antonishen, Amanda Battaglia, Alecia Burdick, Merritt Bury, Rachel Comeskey, Jaclyn Daumerie, Zenette Dorsey, Lindsey Hagens, Lexie Hall, Pirie Humphries, Emily James, Megan Kateff, Mia Love, Mysha Lubke, Catherine Lucchesi, AnneMarie McComb, Julianna Monceaux, Alexa Messer, Blake Sayers, Melissa Schreck, Chelsea Toler-Hoffmann, Erin Woods