A History of Sharing

From the beginning, we at Food & Vine Time Productions have felt that giving back to the community is as important a part of what we do as putting on great productions.
Wine & Food Week charity partners receive 100% of the funds raised in their auction to continue the great work they provide to our community. We are pleased to support them.
We've been doing it for over 12 years now and it's something we feel extremely passionate about. So much so, that in a few short years, we've helped raise over $800,000 for local charities!


In 2004, inspired by a mother's need to provide a safe, meaningful, fulfilling life for her disabled son, a group of community leaders from Montgomery County, Texas joined with her to establish Texas New Community Alliance (TNCA), a 501(c)3 charitable and educational organization. At the cornerstone of TNCA was the vision for a self-sustaining, master planned, integrated community where adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities ("IDD") could Live, Learn, Work, and Grow emotionally, socially, and spiritually with their non-disabled peers. That vision has become a reality with the development of New Danville.

Today, New Danville serves over 500 adults a week. Known as "wranglers" and "mavericks", these men and women participate in a variety of activities in a pastoral setting at New Danville's Life Learning Center, an adult education and training center. Education and training activities are developed by talented and devoted staff, supported by caring volunteers that enrich the mind, the body and the spirit of each man and woman who participate during this weekday program. In addition to the day program activities, some wranglers have the ability to live independently, and chose to live in Meadowbrook, New Danville's first residential neighborhood.

Everything New Danville does is designed to develop a strong work ethic, real life skills, and helps to develop independence, confidence and social skills for the real world.

To learn more about New Danville be sure to visit our website at www.newdanville.org or contact at info@newdanville.org or 936-344-6200

Once again this year, participants can take part in a Wine Pull at Wine Walk at Market Street that will benefit The John Cooper School Signature Author Series. The John Cooper School Signatures Author Series luncheon is held annually in The Woodlands, a portion of the proceeds benefit a literacy organization in Montgomery County. The 2016 Signatures Author Series event will be held on December 2 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel featuring Cheryl Strayed, author of "Wild," her bestselling memoir that was made into a major motion picture, plus other bestsellers.

The popular luncheon also features local authors and book signings. Previous signatures events has featured such best-selling authors as Barbara Bush, Dave Berry, Mitch Albom, Anthony Bourdain, John Grogan, Nicholas Sparks, Candace Bushnell, Kathryn Stockett, Jodi Picoult, Tyler Florence and Gillian Flynn. Be sure to try your chances at the Wine Pull and help support this informative community event.
For information on the 2016 Signatures event, click here.

2016 Beneficiaries

Past Beneficiaries
Arthritis Foundation
Cinco Charities

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