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  -Honoree Indrani Goradia shared her compelling story of overcoming barriers to success and her desire to eradicate gender violence.  Indrani Goradia & indrani's light foundation, and CRR Star Clients, will address the 19th Annual Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon on Tuesday, June 30 @ 11:30 a.m., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  RSVP now -713.754.0082 or visit our website careerandrecovery.org. 

  Sponsorship opportunities available!

Indrani Goradia and Indrani's Light Foundation will be Honored

 

 

Download 2015 Barrier Breaker Sponsor Form here

 

HOUSTON, February 15, 2015 — To celebrate its 70th Anniversary of helping people identify and overcome barriers to employment, Career and Recovery Resources is planning a luncheon to honor its star clients, former honorees and the 2015 honorees, Indrani Goradia and her Indrani’s Light Foundation.

In keeping with a 19-year tradition of applauding inspirational community leaders who have achieved success or helped others to overcome barriers to success, the awards luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. – 1p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency-Houston Ballroom. Luncheon Co-Chairs are Bimla and Swatantra Jain.

 Indrani Goradia is a philanthropist and advocate for women’s health and empowerment. She is the founder and visionary guiding Indrani’s Light Foundation (ILF), a nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing solutions to Gender Based Violence. She is a strong supporter of the work of Career and Recovery Resources as a member of the Advisory Board following several years as a member of the Board of Directors.

Ms. Goradia is a determined advocate for girls and women leading empowerment trainings in several countries around the world. A speaker, an author, and an activist, she is most proud of her roles of wife and mother. Herself a victim of domestic violence as a child and young adult, she has worked tirelessly to help parents understand the devastating effects that domestic violence has on children. Longing to erase Gender Based Violence in her lifetime, she frequently says “if one of us is abused, we are all abused.”

 “Indrani Goradia is an outstanding example of a community leader who works both locally and globally to eliminate domestic violence,” says Dr. Vernus C. Swisher, CEO of Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

As CRR’s main fundraiser, the Barrier Breaker Awards luncheon proceeds benefit the organization’s programs, which are dedicated to providing persons in need of employment with sound career advice. The agency offers career counseling and testing, job search assistance, computer training, mock interviews and other work related resources. Case management and employment services are provided for clients from all walks of life including returning veterans, homeless, persons with disabilities, literacy-challenged, older workers, ex-offenders, and persons in substance abuse recovery. Other clients are college-educated or highly-skilled professionals who seek career coaching and counseling. These services better equip clients with the confidence to gain successful employment. In 2014, the agency served more than 13,500 clients.

 Tables and sponsorships are available for $2,000 – $50,000. Individual tickets start at $250 and VIP couple tickets are available for $500. For more information and to RSVP for the luncheon, please call (713) 754-7065 or (713) 754-7082 or visit careerandrecovery.org. Interested parties are invited to stay connected at www.facebook.com/careerandrecovery.

         To ensure reserved seating, reservations should be made by Tuesday, June 23, 2015.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorees for the 19th Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon

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Career and Recovery Resources, Inc., to honor Indrani Goradia and Indrani’s Light Foundation, and CRR Star Clients

19thAnnual Barrier Breaker Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1200 Louisiana, Houston, TX, 77002.

 2015 Barrier Breaker Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here to hear Indrani Goradia address the United Nations!

 

HOUSTON, February 15, 2015 — To celebrate its 70th Anniversary of helping people identify and overcome barriers to employment, Career and Recovery Resources is planning a luncheon to honor its star clients, former honorees and the 2015 honorees, Indrani Goradia and her Indrani’s Light Foundation.

In keeping with a 19-year tradition of applauding inspirational community leaders who have achieved success or helped others to overcome barriers to success, the awards luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. – 1p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency-Houston Ballroom. Luncheon Co-Chairs are Bimla and Swatantra Jain.

 Indrani Goradia is a philanthropist and advocate for women’s health and empowerment. She is the founder and visionary guiding Indrani’s Light Foundation (ILF), a nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing solutions to Gender Based Violence. She is a strong supporter of the work of Career and Recovery Resources as a member of the Advisory Board following several years as a member of the Board of Directors. Over the past ten years, Ms. Goradia has partnered with various organizations to bring health, strength and wellness to women in need through her foundation. ILF has recently partnered with PSI.org and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to begin a pilot project on reducing gender violence in Delhi, India and in Port of Spain Trinidad.  Ms. Goradia is a determined advocate for girls and women leading empowerment trainings in several countries around the world. A speaker, an author, and an activist, she is most proud of her roles of wife and mother. Herself a victim of domestic violence as a child and young adult, she has worked tirelessly to help parents understand the devastating effects that domestic violence has on children. Longing to erase Gender Based Violence in her lifetime, she frequently says “if one of us is abused, we are all abused.”

In addition, the awards luncheon recognizes Career and Recovery Resources’ Star Clients who, with the help of CRR, have successfully overcome personal barriers to achieve employment and lead productive lives. During the luncheon, Star Clients share their inspiring life stories and explain how CRR positively affected their lives.

 “Indrani Goradia is an outstanding example of a community leader who works both locally and globally to eliminate domestic violence,” says Dr. Vernus C. Swisher, CEO of Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

Download 2015 Sponsorship Form Here

 Tables and sponsorships are available for $2,000 – $25,000. Individual tickets start at $250 and VIP couple tickets are available for $500. For more information and to RSVP for the luncheon, please call (713) 754-7065 or (713) 754-7082 or visit careerandrecovery.org. Interested parties are invited to stay connected at www.facebook.com/careerandrecovery.

                                                            To ensure reserved seating, reservations should be made by Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

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Completing the Campaign: Seeking $ 1,500,000

Our Terrific Supporters!

"Thank You" 

to All Our Terrific Supporters
for supporting the upcoming

Barrier Breaker Luncheon to be held on June 30th, 2015

Underwriter: Indrani and Hemant Goradia

Sponsor: Chase Bank, Mr. David Mendez

Major Supporters:  H-E-B Group, Winell Herron; Scurlock Foundation, Leslie & Jack Blanton, Jr.

VIP Table Sponsors:  Paula S. Sutton & Bill Gross; Alma & Dr. Vern Swisher, Grant Thorton LLP, Susan Floyd-Toups;

Vrinda & Dr. Dinesh Pejaver; Carol Helliker & David Luther; Dr. Kathy C. Flanagan;

Table Sponsors: Whitney Bank, Rick Ulloa; Klotz Associates, Inc., Hon. Tom Ramsey;

Smart Financial Credit Union, Patti & Gary Tuma;  

Jacqueline & Courtney Blackburn; Primeway Credit Union, Scott Kreinbring; 

Houston Community College, Dr. William Harmon, President; Gwen and Dr. David Scott, Jr.;

Gulfgate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Dealership, Marla & James Davis; Leslie and Jack Blanton,Jr.; 

Capitol One Wealth Management and Private Banking, Joel Diaz; 

US Trust-Bank of America Wealth Management, Susan Wagner; 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Marina Coryat;

 Maggie and  Michael Joplin; Rita Trimmer-Ray & Darren Ray

 

 

 

     

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Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. is a non-profit, United Way agency established in 1945. Our mission is to help people identify and overcome barriers to employment.