An Evening of Live Music @The Rustic 2018

Benefit to Protect Foster Children - Featuring Crystal Yates

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Save the Date: Tuesday May 1, 2018, 6-8pm


Join the Child Protection ConnectionTM
created by Texas Lawyers for Children (TLC)


for a

BENEFIT TO HELP PROTECT ABUSED CHILDREN

at The Rustic, 3656 Howell Street, in Dallas.


Featuring Crystal Yates - Winner of the National Texaco Country Showdown!


Rustic Hors d’oeuvres and Drinks Served


Help improve the lives of abused children by:
Becoming a Sponsor, Participating in a Fundraising Contest (details below), Buying Tickets, or Making a Donation!




Child Protection Connection™ (the "Connection") protects abused and neglected children from being harmed by the systems meant to keep them safe. The Connection protects the rights of these vulnerable children in the courts, the community, and the legislature, and connectsequips, and mobilizes a network of over 3,000 judges, attorneys, and advocates to change children’s lives for the better.


Sponsorships Available!


Advance Tickets: $75 (Includes 2 Drink Tickets & Rustic Hors d’oeuvres)
Tickets @ the Door: $100 (Includes 2 Drink Tickets & Rustic Hors d’oeuvres)


SPONSORS

Protectors:
The Strandt Family
Atmos Energy

Advocates:
Blanchard & Thomas, L.L.P.
The Rohatgi Family
Spartacus Consulting Inc.

Friends:
Rader & Campbell, P.C.
BH Management Services
The Ultimate Matchmaker by Jennifer Donnelly
Goranson Bain Ausley, PLLC
Atticus Real Estate
Krista Warren
C1 Insurance Group
Commercial Insurance Solutions
Hallett & Perrin

Supporters:
Wise Orthodontics
BH Companies
Chatham Financial
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Trinity Groves / Jim & Cindy Reynolds
Bridgework Partners
Pat & Shawn Long
Lawyers Title Company
Dr. and Mrs. Terry Gemas
Joel Gilhang, Financial Advisor
Diane Steen
Albin Roach
Charity Borserine
Adrian Howard State Farm Agency
Yum! Brands, Inc.
Cigi Tipton - MirrorlessMind Studio


Child Protection ConnectionTM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to improve case outcomes for abused and neglected children. Gifts are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.



Making a Difference in the Lives of Foster Children:

One of many success stories made possible by our services involves a 16 year old foster youth who suffered extreme physical abuse as a child and was abandoned by his parents. When one of our volunteer education advocate attorneys became involved, Danny (not his real name) had been in the foster care system since age 10, living in more than 17 different placements.  His trauma had been untreated, and Danny was struggling academically; he had difficulty focusing due to emotional outbursts.  He had been sent to live in a residential treatment center and was starting again in another new school.  His education advocate got to know Danny, and worked to ensure the school addressed Danny’s academic and emotional issues with a special education plan and a behavioral plan. Working with Danny, the education advocate attorney discovered that Danny had a talent for cooking, and helped him get into a program that teaches cooking skills, restaurant management, and behavioral skills to youth.  Danny thrived there and became highly motivated to finish high school.  Danny has now graduated with a full diploma and hopes to attend community college.  Through the diligent work of his education advocate, Danny finally had someone who focused on his personal strengths and fought to make sure he was no longer lost in the foster care system but was given the chance to succeed.


Questions?   Email Michael@TexasLawyersforChildren.org or call 214-219-5852.


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