7th Annual Buddies, Books & Brunch: A Celebration of Black History

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Treasure Forest Elementary

7635 Amelia Road

Houston, TX 77055

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Buddies, Books & Brunch: A Celebration of Black History, is a program created to ensure schools teach and celebrate notable African Americans and their contributions to the United States of America. We work hard to create campus wide activities for the entire month of February, including our signature program on Friday, February 22, 2019.

On this day, students from Treasure Forest Elementary will present their Black History Month program to their peers, parents, teachers, school leaders, and you- our community supporters.

To make this event a success, we need your help. Please register to volunteer as a classroom buddy. In this role you will:

  • Read a book written by a black author and complete a literacy project with kids.

  • Visit each classroom's Living Museum where students share their presentations about notable Black Americans.

  • Be a judge for our display case competition.

The event will conclude with a FAMILY AFFAIR style brunch and music!

Registration is FREE and lunch will be provided for this event.

You'll receive a confirmation email with a link for you to purchase your t-shirt that will be worn to the event. By doing this, you are supporting our t-shirt fundraiser that allows helps our programming efforts and ability to purchase books written by African American authors that we donate to Treasure Forest Elementary.

To learn more about our organization, please visit If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at

We look forward to seeing you in February!

Rebecca Guillory, Founder & Chair

Desola Awofeso

Maia Bean

Mia Bradford

Eboni Harris

Sherreta Harrison

Marcia Howard

Jarred Morgan

Lavon Washington


What do I wear to this event?

You will wear our signature REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE tshirt with jeans. A seperate link will be sent to you for you to purchase your t-shirt. You must place your order by February 4th to ensure your shirt is shipped in time for the event.

Do I have to pay for the brunch?

No. Food will be provided.

How do I find out more information about the event as the date gets closer?

When you register, we'll automatically add you to our listserv and reach out to you weekly with event updates. You can also visit our website at

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You will park in the side parking lot of Treasure Forest's campus. When spots become unavailble, there is parking on the street.

What do I need to bring to the event?

Because we are on an Spring Branch ISD campus, you'll need to bring your driver's license/ photo ID to be scanned in the office and receive your visitor sticker.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email us at with any questions or concerns.

What's the refund policy?

Unfortunately, we do not provide refunds for this event. If you cancel your attendance, your donation will be used to purchase books for our host campus, Treasure Forest Elementary.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

We divide volunteers based on career and college experiences. For this reason, the name on the registration needs to match the name of the person who attends the event.

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7635 Amelia Road

Houston, TX 77055

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