Join us on Thursday, September 15, 2022 for our inaugural Songs of Hope fundraising event!
Songs of Hope is a summer concert under the stars featuring live music by Bob Schneider and his band, dinner, silent auction, a Fund The Mission opportunity, and more. 100% of funds raised stay local and are used to prevent and end homelessness for people in Greater Austin.
Thank you to our Honorary Chairs Rebecca & Bryan Hardeman.
Get your boogie on with Bob Schneider and his band!
Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Ugly Americans and The Scabs, Bob Schneider has become one of the most celebrated musicians in the live music capital. Schneider has won more than 59 Austin Music Awards including Best Album, Best Songwriter, Best Musician, and Best Male Vocals making him the most decorated artist in Austin music history.
*Sponsors must commit by July 18th for inclusion in the event t-shirt.
For more information, or to explore other payment options, please contact Sydney Smith, Development Manager, at email@example.com.
Lifetime Achievement Award - Bryan Hardeman
The Caritas of Austin Lifetime Achievement Award is a special honor given to a community member who, during their lifetime, has made significant contributions of outstanding philanthropic significance in ending homelessness in Austin. These contributions include volunteerism, philanthropic donations and activism on behalf of Caritas of Austin.
Caritas of Austin is proud to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Bryan Hardeman at Songs of Hope on September 15th.
Bryan began his career in commercial banking before deciding to purchase Continental Cars and go into the car business. This success would make him the youngest authorized Mercedes-Benz and Honda dealer in the country.
With a sincere love for his community, Bryan's philanthropic donations to various local organizations such as SAFE Alliance, Center for Child Protection, and The Ukraine Christian Relief Fund have demonstrated devotion, compassion and generosity for all people. Recent gifts include $1 million from the Hardeman Family Foundation to the Austin History Center Association and $1 million to Angelo State University in honor of his late father, Senator Dorsey B. Hardeman. Read more here.
About Caritas of Austin
Caritas of Austin believes that when every person has a stable place to call home, they can realize their full potential and contribute to our community. We build well-being by making sure that people have a safe home, access to healthy groceries, jobs that provide a reliable living wage, and educational opportunities to learn life skills. All of us need a sturdy foundation and layer of support in our lives to thrive; that’s what creates a strong community. Our innovative, personalized, and proven approach to building well-being and ending homelessness creates a more vibrant Austin for everyone.