Credit: Larry Geiger

Credit: Larry Geiger

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Friends of The Periwinkle Foundation presents “Hops & Hot Tamales” fundraiser on Wednesday, January 24 at Bad Astronaut Brewery Company

Public is invited to learn more about the Foundation and enjoy beer and tamales at casual event

Friends of The Periwinkle Foundation presents “Hops & Hot Tamales,” a fundraiser and “friend raiser” to thank current supporters and invite community members to learn more about the nonprofit. Guests will enjoy delicious tamales and other goodies from El Patio, while sampling an array of local beers from Bad Astronaut Brewery Company. Additionally, there will be games, brief presentations and opportunities to engage with The Periwinkle Foundation staff, board members, long-term survivors and patients impacted by the organization’s programs, all in a fun and casual atmosphere. The Periwinkle Foundation is a Houston-based nonprofit organization which develops and provides programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and are cared for at Texas Children’s Hospital. WHEN: Wednesday, January 24 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHERE: Bad Astronaut Brewery Company 1519 Fulton St. Houston, TX 77009 TICKETS: Tickets range from $35 for guests ages 35 and under to $80 for a couple’s ticket. Become a Lifetime Friend for a donation of $1.000. Go to to purchase tickets or click here. For more information, contact Jared Walton directly at or call 713-807-0191. # # #