While the Dallas Cowboys and the rest of the NFL haven’t locked down dates for the 2021 season, Healing Hands Luncheon Co-Chairs Gina and Ken Betts and Amy and Paul Wilson have their dates, place, keynote speaker and honorary chair all signed up.
Benefiting Healing Hands Ministries, the fundraiser will take place on Thursday, October 14, at the Dallas Arboretum’s Rosine Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
At the podium will be 2017 NFL Hall of Famer/1987 Heisman Trophy winner/Dallas native Tim Brown, who is no stranger in supporting are non-profits like Family Compass, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Great Dallas, Vogel Alcove, Dallas Can Academies, Anthem Strong Families, Star Helping Heroes and Dallas Mavericks Advisory Council. His professional and personal reputation has been acknowledged over the years, including his receiving the Dallas Historical Society’s inaugural Award for Excellence for Sports Leadership.
Serving as honorary chair will be philanthropist/community leader Pam Busbee, who just chaired the Callier Cares Luncheon.
According to Gina, “We are thrilled to have Pam serve as honorary chairman of the luncheon. She has served the community for the past 50 years by her involvement and leadership with a variety of non-profit organizations including The Crystal Charity Ball, Callier Center for Communications Disorders, Junior League of Dallas and Jonathan’s Place.”
Proceeds from the luncheon will supports Healing Hands Ministries’ mission to “provide patient-focused compassionate and accessible quality care for children and adults” with such services as behavioral health, dental family health, nutrition, pediatrics, women’s health and vision.
According to The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 39% of the Dallas population is uninsured with 11% of children in Dallas being uninsured.
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