The generous support of Houstonians will enable the Denali Foundation to partner with the Assistance League of Houston to provide art supplies for local underserved schools. The support will also help the Denali Foundation move forward in the development of an art & educational facility in Nepal in partnership with the Himalayan Museum & Sustainable Park and Saraf Foundation to benefit the global community. With additional support of Houstonians from last year’s gala, the facility will empower the foundation to further its mission by sending local artists to Nepal to bring back programming and curricula combining art, adventure and the upcycling of waste for ecological sustainability to schools and children in Houston and beyond.

In late 2016, a team from the Denali Foundation gathered in Kathmandu and began a journey to a small village high in the Makalu Region of Nepal...