(DALLAS) Jonathan’s Place, a non-profit agency that offers a continuum of care to children who have suffered from abuse, announced yesterday that Tiffany and Mark Cuban will serve as Honorary Chairs for its sixth annual A Chance to Soar Luncheon April 25, 2017,11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. NBC 5’s Meredith Land will moderate a conversation with World Champion Gymnast Simone Biles.
Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA Team and outspoken investor on ABC’s Shark Tank and his wife, Tiffany Cuban, Dallas area native and busy mother of three have provided financial and volunteer support to Jonathan’s Place for many years. Tiffany stated, “We are so excited to be involved with Jonathan’s Place; the difference the organization makes in the lives of abused children is inspiring.”
“We are so grateful to Tiffany and Mark for their continued support of Jonathan’s Place and are very proud to have them serve as honorary chairs for the luncheon this year,” said Jonathan’s Place CEO, Allicia Graham Frye.
During the luncheon, the organization will honor the following distinguished Jonathan’s Place supporters:
- Award of Compassion: Dirk Nowitzki (Dirk Nowitzki Foundation)
- Award of Service: Dillard’s
- Award of Excellence: Jan and Trevor Rees-Jones (Rees-Jones Foundation)
Luncheon sponsorships remain available. Tables purchased at $2,500 and above receive benefits including tickets to a VIP reception and photo opportunity with special guest Simone Biles. For additional event information, please contact Lana Marker at 972-303-5303 x 221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Sponsors of the 2017 A Chance to Soar luncheon include:
- Champion Sponsor: Insperity & Mohr Partners
- Hero Sponsor: Al G. Hill, Jr.
- Guardian Sponsors: Julie & Scott Bagley; Allison & John Carlisle; Tracey & Ben Lange; Macy’s; Larissa & Mitchell Milby; Kay Sim; Rachel & Brad Stephens; Strategic Dealer Services; Stacey & Reid Walker
- Defender Sponsors: At Home; Dana & Brad Ayres; Barbie & Bill Borlaug; Keri Brookshire & Susan Mattox; Kimberly & Christopher Cocotos; ConnectThree; Serena Simmons Connelly; Suzie & Bunker Curnes; Mary & Ted Fredericks; Icon Partners; Amy Mahoney & Nikki Wolff; Jenny & Jason Lichty; Alexandra Lovitt; Beth Maultsby & Goranson Bain, PLLC; Jennifer & Bradley Norris; Josephine C. Olson; Kerry & Don Peterson; Stephanie & Todd Phillips; Marcellene Malouf & Royal Furgeson; Julie & Eliot Raffkind; Katherine & Eric Reeves; Cordelia & David Rendall; Republic National Distribution Co; Randa & Doug Roach; Southern Enterprises, LLC; Verner Brumley Mueller Parker, PC; April & John Willingham; Linda & Ken Wimberly
Jonathan’s Place offers a range of services to provide physical, mental and emotional healing to children. To date, the organization has served more than 5,100 children through its residential programs and helped 28,000 youth through its National Safe Place runaway prevention program.
Its programs include:
- Emergency shelter serving newborns to children age 17
- Residential treatment program for girls 10 to 18 years old in need of therapeutic care
- Foster care and adoption program that recruits, trains and supports foster and adoptive families
- Transitional living program for young women aging out of foster care, up to the age of 23
- National Safe Place Program, a runaway and prevention program that offers immediate help and safety to youth in crisis.
About Jonathan’s Place
Jonathan’s Place provides a safe, loving home and specialized services to children who have been victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect. Programs include (1) Emergency shelter that welcomes newborns to 17 year old victims of abuse; (2) a residential treatment program for girls 10 to 18 years old in need of therapeutic residential care; (3) a Foster Care & Adoption program that recruits, trains and supports foster and adoptive families; (4) a transitional living program for young women up to the age of 23 who have aged out of the foster care system and are in need of a supportive home to assist them through the next phase of their lives; and (5) an outreach and youth runaway prevention program, in partnership with National Safe Place, designed to educate youth about abuse and provide access to immediate help and safety to those in crisis. For more information about Jonathan’s Place, call 972-303-5303 or visit www.jpkids.org.