Astros Foundation to Host Diamond Dreams Gala Featuring James Taylor on Jan. 22

Charitable event to also benefit New Hope Housing

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros Foundation is hosting the Diamond Dreams Gala featuring legendary singer and songwriter James Taylor on the field of Minute Maid Park on Friday, Jan. 22. The charitable event will benefit the Astros Foundation as well as New Hope Housing, an organization combatting homelessness by providing housing and support services for those in need.

The Diamond Dreams Gala will serve as the grand finale to the Astros 2016 Caravan, an annual community outreach tour traveling throughout Houston and central and south Texas. Several Astros executives and players are scheduled to attend the Gala event, including 2015 Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award winner Jose Altuve, pitcher Mike Fiers, pitcher Ken Giles and manager A.J. Hinch.

Media wishing to cover the Diamond Dreams Gala must RSVP with Dena Propis at dpropis@astros.com by Thursday, Jan 21.

ABOUT THE ASTROS FOUNDATION:

The Astros Foundation, the official 501(c)(3) team charity of the Houston Astros, seeks to harness the passion of baseball fans to support youth baseball and softball programs serving at-risk children and teens. Our cornerstone initiatives include the Community Leaders program, the Astros Urban Youth Academy and the Astros RBI program. For more information on the Astros Foundation, please visit www.Astros.com/Foundation.

ABOUT NEW HOPE HOUSING:

New Hope Housing's core purpose is to provide life-stabilizing, affordable, permanent housing with support services for people who live on very limited incomes. New Hope's vision is to be an enduring institution serving Houston's most vulnerable citizens. For more information, please visit www.newhopehousing.com.

 

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