The Woodlands Charities, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.
The Woodlands Charities, Inc., was founded by Nina Marino, Amy Milstead, and James Stilwell.
These Community Leaders pooled their vast experience to form an organization that hosts fundraisers for and brings awareness to selected Montgomery County charities!
All funds raised are donated directly to the annual Charity that has been selected.
Learn more about our beneficiaries.
The Nina Marino Realty Team
Nina Marino is a Texas Residential and Commercial Realtor with Keller Williams Realty, and has lived in The Woodlands for over 30 years, where she and her Husband, Michael raised their three children. Nina is recognized as an accomplished Business Leader and Top Producer in the Houston and surrounding areas.
Amy Milstead, the only daughter of seven children, serves as President of Milstead Automotive founded by her father, Dick Milstead. Amy has appeared as a featured expert on Fox News, ABC, CBS and the Live Well Network and continues to innovate and lead in her industry. Amy lives in Spring with her husband and enjoys life with her two daughters & one adorable grandson.
Rhese Hoylman IV
GTIN Managed IT
Rhese Hoylman has been a resident of The Woodlands for over 25 years, and is the founder of GTIN Managed IT. He maintains a history of strong community involvement, previously serving on the Boards of many local non-profits including: Yes to Youth; Leadership Montgomery County; Education for Tomorrow Alliance and the Woodlands Chamber of Commerce. Rhese enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.
Beverly went to LeTourneau University and is a active alumni member of Leadership Montgomery County. She is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Wright’s Printing. She serves on the board of TWC and was the chairman of the board in 2019. When she’s not volunteering, she loves spending time with her 5 g-loves.
Rivela Plastic Surgery
A resident of the Woodlands since 1998, Patti Rivela has two degrees from University of Texas, Austin and Is the marketing director for Rivela Plastic Surgery. An avid philanthropist, she serves on the Yes to Youth board for more than 8 years, chairing both their gala and Ladies Night Out and is active with the Yes to Youth shelter. In addition to Yes to Youth, she has volunteered at the Women’s Center, chaired the PCI ranch gala twice and “In the Pink” luncheon twice as well as was foundering of New Danville “Tea on the Lawn” chairing it three time and is excited to be on the Woodlands Charities Board.
Will Warren is originally from the West Coast but he has also lived in Spain and Japan. He has worked in the Financial Services industry for 15 years; he currently serves as an Investment Representative with Starfox Financial Services, LLC in The Woodlands. When Will isn’t volunteering he enjoys traveling, snowboarding, music festivals and spending time with his four nephews and two nieces.
Into the Woods 2023
Evan Berlin, Chair
Elizabeth Hardcastle, Chair
Claudia Van Harn