The Children's Cancer Fund Gala



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Hilton Anatole Hotel
2201 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75207

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Children's Cancer Fund Roger Staubach has chaired annual event for all 28 years and Troy Aikman for 19 years.

EVENT:  The Children’s Cancer Fund Gala – the 28th annual fundraiser for pediatric oncology research – features a dinner, auction and program along with musical entertainment by Emerald City Band with dancing. This event (a luncheon event for the past 27 years) continues with the traditional fashion show presented by Dillard’s and produced by RSC Show Productions, featuring children who are undergoing treatment for cancer at Children's Medical Center Dallas. The children are the “models” for the fashion show and are escorted down the runway by sponsors and celebrity guests including Troy Aikman, Roger Staubach and many more.  Attire is cocktail.

PURPOSE: Funds raised by Children’s Cancer Fund at this annual event advance research and treatment programs in pediatric oncology and benefit Children’s Medical Center and selected research at UT Southwestern Medical Center, which ultimately benefits children worldwide. 

DATE:  Friday, April 22, 2016

TIME:  Champagne reception at 6 p.m.; dinner, auction, and program at 7:15 p.m.; followed by musical entertainment by Emerald City Band and dancing         

LOCATION:  Hilton Anatole, Chantilly Ballroom, 2201 N. Stemmons Fwy., Dallas, TX 75207

EVENT CHAIRMEN:  Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman

GALA EVENT CO-CHAIRS:   Lisa Cooley and Giora Barker

MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES:   Clarice Tinsley, Fox 4 News


TABLE & TICKET PRICES:  Individual tickets $300 or $2,750 for a table of 10.        

EXPECTED ATTENDEES: 1,200 guests including philanthropists and business leaders in the Dallas community, children and their families, celebrities, friends, and volunteers


Brittney Bannon, Director of Development

Children’s Cancer Fund

10300 N. Central Expressway, Suite 463

Dallas, TX 75231

(972) 664-1450 phone; (972) 664-1425 fax;;

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