Philanthropy for the Kids

First-ever Children's Hope Award Dinner raises big bucks for Orphan Outreach

First-ever Children's Hope Award raises big bucks for Orphan Outreach

KatherineLaLonde,BethMontgomery,LisaDean,AmySimmons, orphan outreach awards
Katherine LaLonde, Beth Montgomery, Lisa Dean, Amy Simmons Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach
JacquelineCavender,PaigeLane,AmySimmons,SunieSoloman,LauraHudson,AprilBright,SoniaBlack,OliviaKearney,VeronicaTerres, orphan outreach award
Jacqueline Cavender, Paige Lane, Amy Simmons, Sunie Solomon, Laura Hudson, April Bright, Sonia Black, Olivia Kearney, Veronica Terres Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach
gloria campos, orphan outreach
Gloria Campos Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach
Amy Simmons, Jimmy Westcott, Cindy Turner, Orphan Outreach
Amy Simmons, Jimmy Westcott, Cindy Turner Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach
Amy Simmons, Chart Westcott, Orphan Outreach
Amy Simmons, Chart Westcott Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach
Amy Norton, Amy Simmons, Joyce Rogge, Laura Hudson, Orphan Outreach award
Amy Norton, Amy Simmons, Joyce Rogge, Laura Hudson Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach
KatherineLaLonde,BethMontgomery,LisaDean,AmySimmons, orphan outreach awards
JacquelineCavender,PaigeLane,AmySimmons,SunieSoloman,LauraHudson,AprilBright,SoniaBlack,OliviaKearney,VeronicaTerres, orphan outreach award
gloria campos, orphan outreach
Amy Simmons, Jimmy Westcott, Cindy Turner, Orphan Outreach
Amy Simmons, Chart Westcott, Orphan Outreach
Amy Norton, Amy Simmons, Joyce Rogge, Laura Hudson, Orphan Outreach award

What: Children’s Hope Award Dinner

Where: Hilton Anatole

The 411: The Children’s Hope Award was established to recognize a community member who inspires others and considerably advances the mission of Plano-based Orphan Outreach. In its first year, the dinner raised more than $100,000. The honoree was nationally renowned author, photographer and philanthropist Amy Simmons, best known for photographing some of the world’s most powerful and respected leaders, including former presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush. Mary Landrieu was also presented with the Champion of Hope Award at the event.

Who: Annette Simmons, Jimmy Westcott, Eleanor Maxwell, Carol Seay, Jacqueline Cavendar, Sunie Solomon and Blair Pogue. Gloria Campos of WFAA, in her last event hosting before retirement, served as emcee.