BBVA Compass Stadium and Levy Cares will host a fundraiser for Levy manager John Sanborn, who suffered a tragic accident and severe brain trauma earlier this year. A member of the Levy team at BBVA Compass Stadium since day one, Sanborn is a U.S. Army veteran whose team at Levy Restaurants led efforts to feed first responders during Hurricane Harvey. Proceeds from the event will help his family cover ongoing medical expenses.


The event will be held at BBVA Compass Stadium on Sunday, April 22 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and attendees are invited to enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the area's finest Chefs from Levy Restaurants, including Chef Eddie Romero of Toyota Center, Chef David Picou of Texas A&M, Chef Natasha Douglas of the George R. Brown Convention Center and BBVA Compass Stadium's very own Chef Nacho Zamora. BBQ, tacos, jambalaya and dessert plates will be available for a $20 donation, or $55 for all three. Kids plate will be available for $6 for kids 10 and under.


A silent auction will be held featuring a variety of sports memorabilia and tickets, including:


  • Houston Dynamo and Dash suite tickets
  • Houston Texans suite tickets
  • Houston Astors field box tickets
  • Houston Rockets team-signed basketball
  • LeBron James 2018 All-Star jersey
  • Earl Campbell/Nolan Ryan/Hakeem Olajuwon signed photo
  • And more!


Parking will be available in the North Lot, located at the intersection of Prairie St and Dowling. Entry to the event will be through the Honda Gate. 


More on John's story can be found here.