Record Breaking Success! THE SEVENTH ANNUAL MACK, JACK & MCCONAUGHEY TWO-DAY FUNDRAISING EVENT LEAVES ITS MARK
AUSTIN, TX (May 9, 2019) – Austin’s premier charity event Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) took place last week for a seventh consecutive year. The two day event raised over $3 Million, now totaling nearly $14 Million invested back into the charity beneficiaries since 2013. The beneficiaries focused on kid’s education, health and wellness include: CureDuchenne, Dell Children’s Medical Center, HeartGift, just keep livin Foundation, and The Rise School of Austin. With a headlining performance from Chris Stapleton, this was the most successful fundraising event to date.
“We are beyond grateful to the many generous MJ&M sponsors from across the country and for all the support of our community leaders,” said Mack Brown. Matthew McConaughey added, “The evening was a celebration — a toast to the heart behind MJ&M...as well, and once again, it was the place to be on the globe.”
The Gala, held on Thursday, April 25, at ACL Live Moody Theater began with a red-carpet cocktail reception, silent auction, followed by a live auction. The auction concluded with a headlining performance by five-time Grammy award winner, Chris Stapleton. The Golf Tournament, Fashion Show, and Jack & Friends Concert took place on Friday, April 26. The Golf Tournament was held at Spanish Oaks Golf Club and the Fashion Show was held at the Hilton Austin with featured designs by Monique Lhuillier. Jack Ingram was joined by talented singer-songwriters for the Jack & Friends concert. Artists included Jessi Alexander, Wade Bowen, Bobby Pinson, Jon Randall, Scott Stapp, Butch Walker, and Holly Williams.
“We are lucky to call on our friends who are some of the best in the music industry, who show up every year to help us put on a great show.” said Jack Ingram.
The star-studded weekend included a who’s who in business and philanthropy from across the Country and notables such as Kendra Scott, Colt McCoy, Monique Lhuillier, Molly Sims, and Jimmie Johnson.
Major sponsors supporting the event this year, include Allstate, American Airlines, American Campus Communities, Covert Cadillac, H-E-B, Flatrock, LandWest Design Group, Lemon Leaf Florist, MFI Foundation, Nike, Sendero Homes, Spotify, Tecovas, Titos Handmade Vodka. Washington Redskins, and Wild Turkey.
2020 dates for MJ&M have been announced as April 23 and 24 in Austin. For more information about Mack, Jack & McConaughey, or to sign up to receive further announcements about next year’s event, please visit https://mackjackandmcconaughey.com/