Dallas fundraisers huddle for Warren Center's Fantasy Football Draft Night
What: The 24th Annual Fantasy Football Draft Night benefiting The Warren Center
Where: Hotel Intercontinental Dallas
The 411: About 400 fundraising-minded football fans huddled at the Hotel Intercontinental Dallas to draft their own fantasy teams, which will compete in a league of friends and colleagues throughout the NFL season.
The 24th annual event raised $200,000 for The Warren Center, an organization that serves children and families affected by developmental delays and disabilities.
"The money raised will impact hundreds of lives, giving children the chance they deserve to succeed in life and giving parents the tools needed to advocate for their children," says Tara Null, The Warren Center's development director, in a release.
The evening featured a cocktail reception and dinner buffet, live auctions, entertainment by Jolie Holliday and Sonny Burgess, and the opportunity to meet former Dallas Cowboys player Phil Pozderac. NBC 5 anchor Marc Fein emceed.
The "Super Bowl Champion" of the fantasy football event will receive two season ticket packages to the 2018-19 Dallas Cowboys season, as well as an autographed football signed by former Cowboy Randy White.
Who:Bill and Beverly Warren, Chris Schaefer, Amy Spawn, Todd and Michelle Steudtner, Hannah Sweeney, James Zeek, Andrew and Wendy Warden, Jordan Roberts, John Jardine, Rolly and Jill Andres, Marc Fein, Maya Delgado, Jolie Holliday, Sonny Burgess, Will and Lisa Stokes.