North Texas seems to be in a “Weekend Weather Woes” cycle with rainy times hitting on a regular basis those days off. Hate to be a Debbie Downer, but some fundraising activities are gonna have to find a mighty big umbrella if their events are gonna take place on Saturday. Cristo Rey Dallas’ Cristo Clay will carry on. After all, clay can be shot any old time. But the … [Read more...] about Weather Woes: They Claim The Rain Cometh This Saturday
There are oops and then there are “really oops”. That’s what happened on Tuesday, March 27, before the 2017 Crystal Charity Ball’s presentation of more than $5,804,123.35 to eight Dallas County children’s nonprofits took place. Unlike years past, this year’s presentation took place at Arlington Hall at Oak Lawn Park [formerly known as Lee Park]. With only expected 60 cars … [Read more...] about 2017 Crystal Charity Ball Chair Pam Perella Ended Her Tenure Handing Out $5,804,123.35 To Eight Children’s Nonprofits
And the announcements and great news keep rolling in. Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center finished February with high fives. Make that $500,000 each thanks to the Mark and Marcia King’s The MMK Foundation. Old hands at providing funding to both organizations, this million-dollar pledge is “the largest gift ever made by The MMK Foundation, which was … [Read more...] about JUST IN: The MMK Foundation Provides A Million-Dollar Gift To Be Shared By Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center
The flowers are ordered. The champagne dinner reservations are locked down with a special bling-bling for dessert. The Kate Weiser chocolates are gift wrapped. You’re all set for Valentine’s Day 2018 and feeling pretty proud of yourself. Rightly so. But there’s just one more thing that you could do to make it a home run — send a Valentine’s Day card to a stranger. It’s free. … [Read more...] about Be The Special Valentine For A Child In Need Of Encouragement
While the Saints and the Vikings were battling for the NFL Division title in Minneapolis on the evening of Sunday, January 14, Children’s Health President/CEO Christopher Durovich and Children’s Medical Center Foundation’s Brent Christopher, John Mitchener and Bill Braem were thanking benefactors and friends at the Dallas Country Club for their support. The fact that … [Read more...] about Children’s Medical Center Foundation Benefactors And Friends Are Shown Appreciation For Providing $44M In 2017
According to Children’s Medical Center Foundation President Brent Christopher, “The second busiest pediatric emergency department in the whole U.S. is right here at Children’s Health. And, on the Dallas campus, it’s time for an overhaul. So, one of my top professional goals in 2018 is to help more people across North Texas know about the four-year plan getting … [Read more...] about MySweet2018Goals: Brent Christopher
Friday is going to be a bit warmer, but there’s still going to be a holiday chill in the air. That translates into the taste of hot chocolate at the desk and the aroma of homemade bread baking away. But what would be the ideal sound to go with all these senses of the holidays? It’s “Miracle Day Radiothon”! Presented by Neighborhood Credit Union, iHeartRadio Star … [Read more...] about Star 102.1 Personalities To Broadcast “Miracle Day Radiothon” Friday From Children’s Medical Center Dallas From 6 a.m. To 7 p.m.
At their annual dinner, the Children's Medical Center Foundation million-dollar donors/members of The Scripps Society had a delicious surprise that had jaws literally dropping at Kathy and Harlan Crow’s home Tuesday night. And while this crowd is renowned for their generosity, they were more than delighted with the news about an uber gift of generosity. The reason was courtesy … [Read more...] about JUST IN: The Moody Foundation Awards Children’s Health With $12M To Attract The World’s Top Scientists And Researchers To CRI
After being war-torn by all the weather woes from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, local golf wunderkind Jordan Spieth has provided some very uplifting news… and it’s not a hole-in-one. It’s so much better. His Jordan Spieth Family Foundation has just presented its largest single gift to Children’s Medical Center Foundation to benefit two specific programs at Children’s … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Jordan Spieth Gifts Children’s Pauline Allen Gill Center For Cancer And Blood Disorders Due To Friends Battling Cancer
UPDATE: The Adolphus Hotel that was one of the original sponsors of the mega-holiday festivities has signed up for the 2017 parade. Don't you just know that Santa will have plush digs the night before. The annual parade that marches through downtown Dallas in early December has had some “adjustments.” In recent year’s Children’s Health has hosted the parade. Out of the past … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Annual Downtown Holiday Parade Is Looking For A New Host
Tuesday is Valentine’s Day and it’s to florists what the Super Bowl is to pizza shops. And like pizza, the usual dozen long stem, red roses will be history all too soon. Still, it's the thought that counts. But how about a gift of flowers that lasts all year round for the recipient? And the price is less than $100. It’s an individual membership at the Dallas … [Read more...] about How About A Whopper Of A Valentine’s Day Floral Arrangement?