“A Portrait of Hope”

Saturday, April 27th 2024
5:00pm in the Evening


Join us at the Austin Disaster Relief Network’s Spring Gala 2024 as we celebrate the next chapter in our journey of bringing hope into crisis. This year, we’re thrilled to host the event at our new headquarters, a testament to our continued commitment to serving our community with excellence and compassion.

Prepare for an extraordinary night that promises not only a delightful dinner, uplifting music, and engaging fellowship but also an inspiring journey as the evening unveils “A Portrait of Hope”. Connect with like-minded individuals dedicated to restoring lives, and witness firsthand the power of hope in action through the stories of disaster survivors and community leaders.

As we gather together, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction, where you can bid on treasures while contributing to our mission of providing practical and tangible hope to those in need. Come away from the gala with a renewed sense of hope, knowing that your support fuels the united efforts of local churches and partners to care for our neighbors during times of crisis.

Seize this opportunity to contribute to the ongoing story of hope and transformation within our community. Join us at the Spring Gala 2024, investing today so that we can respond with hope tomorrow. 


DOORS OPEN  5:00 pm
DINNER  6:00 pm

LOCATION ADRN Headquarters
13801 Burnet Road, Suite 100 Austin, TX

Free Parking

DRESS CODE  Dressy Casual


No Charge – Registration Required


We are looking forward to an unforgettable evening of harmony and inspiration during the gala, as we feature an exceptional lineup of outstanding musicians drawn from a diverse array of churches within our network and across Greater Austin. These talented artists will unite on stage to provide an evening filled with entertainment and heartfelt worship. This unique gathering of voices from across our city promises to be a highlight of the evening, offering an inspiring soundtrack to a night dedicated to hope, healing, and the shared commitment to support those in need. Don’t miss this extraordinary blend of music and mission, a testament to the strength and unity of our community.

Elisha Dorsett

Family Worship Center Vocals

Blaise Raccuglia

Capital City Church
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar

Sam Arroyo

New Life Church - Georgetown


Simon Orta

Templo Bethel Church
Electric Guitar

Tomas Moreno

Shoreline Church


Josue Rangel

Life Family Church


Tim Hawks


Directional Leader, Christ Together National

Tim Hawks
Directional Leader, Christ Together National

After serving for almost 35 years as the Lead Pastor of Hill Country Bible Church Austin, Tim has moved into a new phase of ministry, continuing to give his life to saturating our city, our nation, and our world with the good news of Jesus. By God’s grace and provision, they formed the Association of Hill Country Churches, who have collectively planted 40 churches in the Greater Austin area. Tim was instrumental in founding and serves on the city and national boards of Christ Together, a cooperative movement of churches and kingdom leaders.

Tim also serves on the board of Via Nations, has enjoyed training international church planters, serving on the Board of East-West Ministries International, and collaborating with Exponential to develop multiplying churches.

Tim and his wife Cindy have 5 adult children and 6 grandchildren.

Christ Together National

Dwight Bailey Jr., PhD


Executive Director, ADRN

Dwight Bailey Jr., PhD

The Rev. Dr. Dwight Bailey, Jr. is the Executive Director of Austin Disaster Relief Network, and first joined the ADRN team as a consultant in 2021. He is an ordained minister and pastor, serving in vocational ministry for over 29 years and currently serves as one of the pastors and board members at New Life Church in Georgetown, TX.

Dwight holds a Ph.D. in Business Management with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change, and provides business consulting services through his company DBJDevelopments, LLC. He and his wife Jeanine are the proud parents of two sons, Dwight III and William. They love partnering in the Austin Metroplex for the advancement of the gospel.




Jim Harbaugh, former head coach of the SF 49ers, said “[Liz Grant] made me laugh so hard my sides hurt.” Liz writes and performs comedy that is smart, silly and customized for her given audience.

She won The Brian Regan Impression Contest and opened for Dana Carvey and Robin Williams. Be sure to catch her podcast called Massaging Comedy.

For more info, visit her website lizgrant.com or @lizgrantcomedy on all social channels.


Preview of auction items to follow. All proceeds benefit the mission of ADRN.

A Nationally recognized Benefit Auctioneer and Consultant, Mr. Fiske has developed a premier reputation by providing auctioneering and auction consulting services for organizations, from the Arthritis Foundation of Washington to Zonta International, through Northwest Benefit Auctions for many years. He is regularly called upon to train auction committees in the techniques which increase auction yields, while maintaining a fun-filled environment required for a successful benefit auction.

Click here for a preview of the auction items, with more to come!
All proceeds benefit the mission of ADRN.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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