This year the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the National Association of Catering and Events, NACE, has chosen TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation as the beneficiary for our annual fundraising event. TeamConnor is an organization that raises awareness and funds for childhood cancer research.
Cancer kills more children each year than cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, asthma, and AIDS combined; yet, the National Cancer Institute allocates only three percent of its budget to pediatric cancer. The Cruse family established TeamConnor in honor and memory of their son, Connor, to help fund childhood cancer research as well as support in-patient activities for children with cancer.
Throughout the year, DFW NACE is hosting multiple prelude events leading up to our BIG fundraiser to support TeamConnor. Keep an eye out for information on our upcoming events to join us at our TopGolf Tournament, Poker Tournament, Floral Design Workshop with a twist, and an Ultimate Tailgate party with the Dallas Cowboys and Suite for a Cowboys game. At these events, you’ll have an opportunity to connect with other DFW NACE members, while also giving back to TeamConnor.
Our annual silent auction and gala fundraiser, DFW’s Got Talent, is scheduled for Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 at On the Levee in the Design District. September is also National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Be on the lookout for tickets to this amazing fundraising event! It’s going to be a lot of fun with some great items at the silent auction benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Some ways you can help support DFW NACE raise awareness and financial support for TeamConnor are through corporate sponsorship, (with different levels of sponsorship), and by donating products and services for our silent auction fundraiser in September. Not every donation has to be a big-ticket item, so don’t be afraid to share what you have. We are building gift baskets and different packages our bidders can bid on, so everything helps.
If you have a silent auction donation, would like to donate your services, or interested in being one of our event sponsors, please reach out to NACE Board Members, Nate Nelson, and Cammie Petty Palmer at email@example.com.With your help, we can continue to fight for a cure, and help the families of these children. To learn more about TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation, visit www.teamconnor.org. Help us beat childhood cancer!
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