Philanthropy Notes

Stylish DIFFA Dallas patrons toast another successful giving season

Stylish DIFFA Dallas patrons toast another successful giving season

Scott Kehn, Ivana Hall, Chuck Steelman, DIFFA Check Presentation
Scott Kehn, Ivana Hall, Chuck Steelman Photo by Shana Anderson
difa grant check presentation
Children's Medical Center ARMS Clinic was just one of the many organizations to receive DIFFA Dallas grants. Photo by Shana Anderson
Eugenio Reyes, Joy Rosenberg, Justin Harrell, DIFFA check presentation
Eugenio Reyes, Joy Rosenberg, Justin Harrell Photo by Shana Anderson
Matt Wilkerson, Carol Hatton, Gene Voskuhl, Diffa Check Presentation
Matt Wilkerson, Carol Hatton, Gene Voskuhl Photo by Shana Anderson
Mikael Coursey, Chris McCullough, Johnathan Arreola, DIFFA Check Preesentation
Mikael Coursey, Chris McCullough, Johnathan Arreola Photo by Shana Anderson
Cameron Hernholn, Kaitee Page, DIFFA check presentation
Cameron Hernholn, Kaitee Page Photo by Shana Anderson
Melissa Grove, Paul Parks, Jaime Toussaint, DIFFA Check Presentation
Melissa Grove, Paul Parks, Jaime Toussaint Photo by Shana Anderson
Debra Nelson, Darin Kunz, DIFFA Check Presentation
Debra Nelson, Darin Kunz Photo by Shana Anderson
Christine Curtis, Norbert White, Betti White, DIFFA Check Presentation
Christine Curtis, Norbert White, Betti White Photo by Shana Anderson
Kevin Nix, John Carlo, Don Gaiser, DIFFA Check Presentation
Kevin Nix, John Carlo, Don Gaiser Photo by Shana Anderson
Scott Kehn, Ivana Hall, Chuck Steelman, DIFFA Check Presentation
difa grant check presentation
Eugenio Reyes, Joy Rosenberg, Justin Harrell, DIFFA check presentation
Matt Wilkerson, Carol Hatton, Gene Voskuhl, Diffa Check Presentation
Mikael Coursey, Chris McCullough, Johnathan Arreola, DIFFA Check Preesentation
Cameron Hernholn, Kaitee Page, DIFFA check presentation
Melissa Grove, Paul Parks, Jaime Toussaint, DIFFA Check Presentation
Debra Nelson, Darin Kunz, DIFFA Check Presentation
Christine Curtis, Norbert White, Betti White, DIFFA Check Presentation
Kevin Nix, John Carlo, Don Gaiser, DIFFA Check Presentation

DIFFA Dallas supporters had much to celebrate at a recent cocktail party at Roche Bobois, where 18 North Texas AIDS service organizations received funds raised during the 2013-2014 season.

Outgoing DIFFA Dallas chairman of the board Brittanie Buchanan Oleniczak, 2014 House of DIFFA event chair Jim DiMarino and the DIFFA Dallas board of trustees expressed their gratitude for the support from loyal sponsors, whose generous contributions helped make this year’s House of DIFFA a success. New chairman of the board Clint Bradley took his position seriously, mingling with guests, ASO grant recipients and board members, including John Carlo, John Cooper-Lara, Christine Curtis, Betty Stroud, Karen Mathey Brown, Chuck Steelman and Don Gaiser.

DIFFA Dallas donated $428,000 to HIV/AIDS organizations with $330,000 granted. Grant recipients include the following:

  • A Sister’s Gift
  • AIDS Arms
  • AIDS Interfaith Network
  • AIDS Outreach Center
  • AIDS Services of Dallas
  • Bryan’s House
  • Children's Medical Center ARMS Clinic
  • Cook Children's Medical Center
  • East Texas CARES Resource Center
  • Health Services of North Texas
  • JPS Health Network
  • Legacy Counseling Center
  • Legal Hospice
  • Resource Center Dallas
  • Samaritan House
  • White Rock Friends
  • Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund
  • Alden Clanahan Emergency Grant Fund

The Dallas Chapter of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS was formed in 1984 to support the fight against HIV/AIDS by drawing on the contributions of world-renowned creative and corporate leaders representing all branches of the design-related industries.