Most powerful philanthropists in Dallas gather for rather scenic reception
What: United Way 25K Circle of the Ruth Sharp Altshuler Tocqueville Society reception
Where: Home of Mary McDermott Cook, aka the architecturally unique building known as DumpTop
The 411: Dallas philanthropic heavy hitters recently gathered to celebrate the life-changing work made possible by United Way's Tocqueville Giving Society. United Way of Metropolitan Dallas president and CEO Jennifer Sampson thanked the group of 121 committed members, responsible for raising nearly $4 million annually to support United Way. Roger Staubach also spoke about his longtime support of United Way before guests proceeded to the suspended balcony at sunset to marvel at the Dallas skyline. Guests also enjoyed a cocktail buffet courtesy of Cassandra Fine Catering and an acoustic concert by Justin Cash.
The 25K Circle of the Ruth Sharp Altshuler Tocqueville Society, launched by Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach, comprises influential business and civic leaders. Members invested nearly $4 million with United Way last year, which went on to help thousands in the Dallas community.
Who: Margaret McDermott, Ruth Sharp Altshuler, Nancy Dedman, Robert Decherd, Lyda Hill, Barbara and Ralph Babb, Diane Brierley, Babe Laufenberg, and Marianne Staubach.