In this season of love promise to give happy and healthy childhoods. Spread the love and give them an opportunity to realize their dreams. CRY America is delighted to invite you to the first benefit Gala Dinner of 2016. Together, we can work towards giving children a brighter future, like the one they deserve. Your thoughtful support can bring lasting change in the lives of children.


Buy Dinner Passes

Online ticket sales will end on Feb 28th at noon. Tickets will be available at the door from 5:00 PM onwards.

Celebrity Guests and Entertainment


Pooja Batra, Former Miss India, Supermodel & Actor

Emcee: Dan Nainan, Stand Up Comedian
He has toured with Russell Peters and performed for President Obama.

Houston Texans Cheerleaders Dance

Performances by Malika Ghei, Bollywood Shake Kids and more….

Dinner Committee:
Dharam & Priya Bali, Sunil & Anu Srivastava, Ruchika Dias, Dr. Tina Pariani, Minakshi Bali, Charu Rao, Huralain & Pavan Lakku, Neha Sohani, Somadatta Gangopadhyay, Mousumi Bannerjee



Maharaja Sponsor

Bash Sharma for Judge - 178th Judicial Dist Court, Harris County

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Gold Sponsors

Vantive Inc

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New York Life

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Dinner Service by

Chef Sunil Srivastava & Great W’kana Cafe



Event Partners

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Media by

Radio By: Masala Radio, Meena Dutt Radio, Dabang Radio and Telugu Hungama Radio
Print By: Voice of Asia and Indo American News

Auction items


Guitar autographed by Sir Paul McCartney from Beatles


Apollo 11 Photograph autographed by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins


Baseball autographed by President Barack Obama;



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