Annual Holiday Event


 Event Summary

 Mark your calendars to join supporters and friends of the shelter for an intimate Evening Under the Stars (formerly Home for the Holidays). Arlington Life Shelter is excited to announce a new theme and venue for our Annual Holiday Dinner and Auction. Our event will be held at the Arlington Expo Center (formerly Arlington Convention Center). 



Celebrate the holiday season knowing you are providing homeless children and families sleeping under the stars each night with warm beds and sweet dreams.


Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

 Time: 6-9pm Dinner at 6:30pm | Program at 7pm | Live Auction at 8pm

 Location: Arlington Expo Center- 1200 Ballpark Way


Attendance: 350+ guestsBusiness owners, professionals and faith-based leaders from the community, including City of Arlington and AISD dignitaries

Features: Dinner, Complimentary Wine at each table, Cash Bar, Free Parking, Musical Entertainment by Just Jazz, Live and Silent Auctions, Raffle, Photo Booth, Heads or Tails Game, and Professional Photographer taking candid shots throughout the evening

Ticket Cost: $100.00 - Can be purchased by mailing in invitation RSVP card or online at


All event inquiries can be directed to Tara Hutchins-Welsh, Development Associate, 

by emailing or by calling 817-548-9885 ext 3315.  


Click Here to Download the Sponsorship Packet


Mission & Services

To promote self-sufficiency by providing shelter, employment programs, and transitional services for North Texans impacted by homelessness.


Make a Donation

Now more than ever we need your help to continue to fulfill our responsibilities to the men, women and children we serve. We provide keys to success such as food, shelter, health and social services, etc.



To volunteer when the residents are present, volunteers MUST be age 18 or older. This includes food teams serving breakfast or dinner. This is to protect the privacy, safety, and dignity of our youngest residents.


Contact Us

Arlington Life Shelter, 325 W. Division Street, Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 548-9885

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