You're Invited: HAF's Annual Houston Fundraising Gala on April 7

Mark your calendars for HAF's annual Houston gala, featuring Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Location: India House, 8888 West Bellfort Blvd, Houston TX 77031
Local Contact: Rishi Bhutada,
General Admission: $25
Exclusive Table of 10: $250
Complimentary childcare for children ages 5-12

Keynote Speaker

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi represents the 8th District of Illinois and serves on the Committee on Education and the Workforce. In addition, he serves on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, including as the ranking member, and top Democrat, on the subcommittee on health care and financial services. Raja’s policy platform focuses on growing and strengthening the middle class by supporting small businesses, making college more affordable, rebuilding our infrastructure, and protecting Social Security and Medicare. Raja was previously appointed by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan as a Special Assistant Attorney General and served as Illinois Deputy Treasurer before becoming president of small businesses in the Chicago area. Raja and his wife, Priya, a physician, live in Schaumburg with their two sons and baby daughter.


HAF Speakers

Mihir Meghani, M.D., an Emergency Physician, is a co-founder of HAF. He has provided medical care in India after the 2001 earthquake, in NY after 9/11, and in Sri Lanka after the 2004 tsunami with The Permanente Medical Group. A former member of the US Department of Homeland Security's Disaster Medical Assistance Team and former member of the East Bay Regional Parks Advisory Committee, Dr. Meghani has received numerous awards for his community service. He also serves on the Boards of the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council and Carry The Vision.

Aesha Mehta, Associate Director of Programs, is based in Washington, D.C. She holds a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from DeSales University, and Bachelors degrees in Finance and Economics from Drexel University. Ms. Mehta manages and implements HAF's broad range of community and education programs. She is active with Arsha Vidya Gurukulam in Pennsylvania and serves as Communications Chair for the UPenn Nonprofit Leadership Alumni Association.