Crescent Moon Newsletter – Spring 2017

None of This is Possible Without Your Help…

The Crescent Moon Foundation was the beneficiary of “Laugh With Legends” event that kicked off the week of Super Bowl LI in Houston, TX.  Warren was honored for his philanthropic efforts dating back to playing days with the Oilers, contributing scholarships annually since 1989.  Thank you to Larry Centers, Andre Reed, John Randle, Bubby Brister and Rita Mort for a fun night and their continued support of the Crescent Moon Foundation.  We can’t wait to be back in Houston.

“Our nation’s youth deserve every opportunity to succeed and the foundation gives hard working children a chance they might not otherwise have.”

-Warren Moon

At The Crescent Moon Foundation, we empower young adults who demonstrate a commitment to their communities by helping them achieve their dreams of continuing their education. We are excited to continue building upon the momentum of a successful 2016, and are focused on tripling the total number of scholarships granted this year.

In order to accomplish our goal, The Crescent Moon Foundation will be involved in a variety of philanthropic events to elevate our fundraising efforts. Please find information on all of our events for the first quarter of 2017 below. As always, we would like to express our gratitude to all of our partners and donors for their generosity and support.

The 19th Annual AIS Fashion Show, Aeon Neue Fashion
March 15th, 2017
The Art Institute of Seattle has hosted the largest student-run fashion show in the Pacific Northwest since 1995, and is proud to partner with The Crescent Moon Foundation for the 19th edition of its show, Aeon Neue Fashion. Warren will present the scholarship recipients who were direct beneficiaries of the 2016 show’s fundraising efforts, our first collaboration with AIS.  Please buy your tickets to help support the students’ professional progress, and raise scholarship money for future fashion students.


8th Annual Unstoppable Gala
March 25th, 2017
The 8th Annual Unstoppable Gala will be held at the iconic Beverly Hilton. Join us to celebrate the tremendous efforts of the Unstoppable Foundation and continue to raise funds for the Unstoppable’s mission: “To ensure that EVERY child has access to the life-long gift of education.” Two of Unstoppable’s greatest advocates, Nelly Furtado and Mary Morrissey, will be honored at this year’s gala. Please find further information on the event and ticketing options here.

Rose Bowl Speaker Series
April 13th, 2017

Sports 1 Marketing presents The Rose Bowl Speaker Series, a brand new event that will include VIP tours of the stadium, a networking lunch with some of Southern California’s leaders in business, a celebrity and athlete meet and greet, and a keynote by S1M CEO David Meltzer on entrepreneurship, innovation and business development in sports. Be on the lookout for detailed event information coming soon!


UW Celebration
May 16th, 2017

Warren Moon and KOMO-TV’s Steve Pool will host this year’s UW Celebration, an annual event presented by The University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D), and the Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program (FEOP). The Celebration recognizes the achievements and stories of EOP students, raises scholarship funds, and recognizes the Charles A. Odegaard Award recipient. This year, Warren and Crescent Moon will support two FEOP scholarships. Explore the excitement and highlights from last year’s Celebration to learn more!


David Lawrence Casino Night 

May 19th, 2017

The Crescent Moon Foundation is thrilled to partner with David Lawrence again this year for another Casino Night in Seattle. Try your luck at blackjack, poker, roulette, and craps, in the name of a good cause. All ticket sales and 20% of David Lawrence merchandise sales from the event will go towards Crescent Moon scholarships!  Stay tuned for more information to come soon.