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About Us

Helping Children Reach Their Fullest Potential


Our Mission

It is our mission to improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness by providing needed adaptive equipment and select services.

We believe that children are the heart and soul of humanity, that they represent all that is good within us, and that we can help children with special needs experience life at their fullest potential.



Dan Pastorini

Vice Chairman

Cary Benson

Vice Chairman
Former Chairman

Robbie Schilab

Former Chairman

Bob Leonard


Jim Anderson

Executive Director

Marti Boone

Executive Director
Program Director

Margaret Adsit

Program Director
Special Events &Volunteer Director

Michele Watson

Special Events &
Volunteer Director
Office Manager

Joseph Maldarelli

Office Manager

Board of Directors

Dan Pastorini, Chairman

President & CEO, Dan Pastorini Quality Foods

James Anderson, Secretary

Retired Military Officer, Anderson Travel

Mike Williams

General Manager, Oak Farms Dairy

Ross Astramecki

Senior VP of Sales, Insperity

David Hardin


Dot Cunningham


Steve Drake

RBC Wealth Management

Jessica Forsdick

Realtor, Greenwood King Properties

Mike Gorman


Jeff Gorski

Owner, The PFS Group

Clay Morel, Emeritus


MJ Becher


Cary Benson, Vice Chairman

Palliser Furniture

Bob Leonard, Treasurer


Dan Patrick, Emeritus

Lieutenant Governor-State of Texas

Constance “Connie” Niehaus

Morgan Stanley

Ned Piedmont


Jan Pilko

Old Republic Title

Ray Schlaff

Steve South


Steve Sigloch

President, GSI/GSS

Barbara Garney


Bryan Smith

Financial Advisor

In Loving Memory of Ray Solcher

Ray Solcher was a beloved member of our Board of Directors, and an integral part of our organization. His passion, devotion, and generosity will continue to inspire us and serve as an example of true selflessness. 


Advisory Board

Bill Abington

Bo Bigelow

Dr. Archie L. Blanson

David Bruce

Mark Hanley

Rep. Dan Huberty

Dan Kasprzak

Rob LeClair

Dale Coburn

Bob Chiste

Terry Tognietti

Richard Tyler

Ken Walker

Sandy Waters

Robert Wells

Constance White

Connie Young

Pat Patterson

John F. Schwarz, Jr.

Kathy Rodney

Jay Morris

Video Gallery 

Visit our video gallery to learn more about our mission, watch event highlights, and more. 

We improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness by providing adaptive equipment and select services to individuals and institutions. Click the link below to learn more about our programs. 

We host a number of events each year to not only raise funds but also to engage with our community and respected donors. Some of our most notable and cherished events include the Angel Awards Gala, and the Dan Pastorini Celebrity Golf Invitational. 

Our History

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Over 30 Years & Counting

In 1986, a concerned parent discovered the overwhelming requirements of special needs children at T.H. Rogers School in Houston, TX and began Be An Angel to help.

Now over 30 years later, BAA serves thousand of special needs children throughout Texas, primarily in the Greater Houston, Fort Worth, and Dallas areas, providing specialized programs, services and equipment.

Please take a moment to review some of our greatest milestones from recent years. 

Get In Touch

(281) 219-3313
2003 Aldine Bender Rd. Houston, TX 77032
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