For the Kids
Dallas philanthropists gather for elegant patron party ahead of luncheon
More than 120 supporters of Bryan's House — the Dallas nonprofit that provides underserved children in North Texas with specialized medical, educational, and therapeutic care — recently gathered at the newly renovated Park Cities home of Drs. Lisa and David Genecov for the annual patron party.
Enjoying the warm spring air and catered bites from Spice of Life were 2018 Crystal Charity Ball chairs Kim and Greg Hext, Ellen Winspear, Karen Foster, George Armstrong, Ken Sheffield, Lance Leslie, Tinsley Silcox, Mercedes Owens, Jesse Greenberg, Kern Wildenthal, Linda and Robert Hall, Jean and Andy Raub, Joe and Arnold Vincent Pacetti, and Tiffany and Paul Divis.
They were there to celebrate awardees and supporters for the upcoming Bryan's House luncheon and fashion event, which will be held on May 2 at the Belo Mansion. Event chairs Rhonda and Fraser Marcus and honorary chair Hon. Senator Jane Nelson are focused on serving more "hidden children" in the city and making sure diversity and inclusion are a part of everyday discussion and programming.
Adaptive and affordable clothing from Target's Cat & Jack collection will be featured in the fashion show, and the funds raised will help close the gap in services for at-risk children with special medical, educational, and therapy services in North Texas.
Roslyn Dawson Thompson, Gensler, Linda Hall, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, John and Linda McFarland, and the Community Council will all be honored at the luncheon with the 2019 Wisdom Hope award.
Bryan's House has grown to serve 1,200 people, and the agency is entering a new era. Funding raised before the invites were even mailed for this event totaled $96,000, and all event expenses have been covered by sponsorships. A full 100 percent of funds donated for tables, raffle sales, and program ad sales — from now until the event — will be designated exclusively for Bryan's House's onsite special-needs education, therapy programs, and case management for at risk-children.
To learn more about supporting Bryan's House or to purchase tickets to the luncheon, head here.