Tickets, sponsorships, and special deals are still available for the upcoming Kailee Mills Foundation ‘Buckled in Black’ gala

By: Woodlands Online Staff
| Published 10/31/2023


THE WOODLANDS, TX – The 3rd annual ‘Buckled in Black’ gala, presented by The Law Office of D'Ann Hinkle and taking place November 18 at the Ballroom at Bayou Place, is a one-of-a-kind experience that supports the Kailee Mills Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to reduce fatality and injury from non-seat belt use, while also providing financial and emotional support to families experiencing loss and hardship from vehicle crashes.

Even your tux rental will raise funds for a worthy cause

Sponsorships are still available, as are table purchases and individual tickets, to this formal event that will include dinner, recognitions, auctions, and an afterparty with a live music performance at the end of the program.

Live auction items include:

  • Harborside Resort at Atlantis – Indulge in a $3,000; 5-day, 4-night escape to a stunning 5-star resort, complete with two roundtrip economy airfare tickets worth $1,200 each. This tropical paradise offers 5 miles of white sand beaches,100 exciting tours, 20 swimming areas, 14 pools, a massive 141-acre water park, and even a casino.

  • Golden Mountain Doodle Puppy – Introducing a heartwarming addition to our live auction – an adorable Golden Mountain Doodle Puppy! This delightful little boy is a unique blend of Bernedoodle and Golden Doodle, promising an extraordinary combination of intelligence, playfulness, and affection. He has a velvet coat, moderate energy, sweet and snuggly side, and will be around 25-30 lbs.

  • Astros Public Officials Seat – Experience the thrill of a Houston Astros game during the 2024 season with 24 tickets in the Harris-County Houston Sports Authority’s Public Officials Suite and three reserved parking passes.

  • Durango - Purgatory Mountain Home – Escape to Durango any time of the year for a 6-day, 5-night retreat that offers something for everyone. Whether you're drawn to outdoor adventures, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, horseback riding, or simply the natural beauty and clean, refreshing air, Durango has it all. Your ideal getaway awaits in a luxurious ski-in/ski-out 5-bedroom, 3-bath home at Purgatory Mountain Resort, accommodating up to 13 guests. Nestled right on the slopes with easy access to the main plaza, the property features four king bedrooms, a bunk room with two sets of bunk beds, a loft with a sleeper sofa, gourmet kitchen, flat-screen TVs in every room, Jacuzzi tub in master suite, and more!

Additionally, if you rent a suit or tuxedo from Generation Tux, they will donate a portion of each rental directly to The Kailee Mills Foundation; there is also an exclusive promo code (SPKMF2023) at checkout for 20 percent off.

To date, Kailee Mills Foundation has reached 445 million people through the Click It or Ticket Campaigns, over 46.1 million people through its Seat Belt Safety Awareness Program, provided $418,591 in Family Assistance, helping 88 families, awarded $191,150 in scholarships, and provided over $24,961 in First Responder Support. The foundation takes pride in being good stewards of your financial support, and is proud to say that over 85% of incoming funds goes to programmatic support.

To register for a seat or table, or to add to the sponsorship list, click on for details.

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