photos c/o Heroes For Children
(Press Release) Heroes for Children, a unique nonprofit organization that provides financial and social assistance to families with a child battling cancer, hosted the 11th annual Heroes and Handbags designer handbag auction and brunch on Friday, April 8, 2016, at The Ritz Carlton – Dallas. More than 430 guests were in attendance and raised $264,605 for Heroes for Children. At this year’s Heroes and Handbags event, chairs Dawn Greiner and Julianna LeBlanc planned a beautiful brunch featuring more than 150 designer handbags available for auction from designers like Chloé, Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent and many more. Guests also bid on a bag for a hero, providing the moms, grandparents or special caregivers of children battling cancer with a handbag filled with gift certificates and wish list items to help make their lives easier. Heroes for Children is a unique nonprofit organization that provides social and financial assistance to families with a child battling cancer. Since 2005, Heroes for Children has helped alleviate families’ worries, giving them comfort and a brief respite from the everyday challenges of fighting cancer and care giving. Since its inception, more than $5 million has been given to 4,200 families in need. The next event hosted by Heroes for Children is the annual summer golf tournament scheduled for June 17, 2016, at TopGolf Allen. Guests of all ages are invited to join Heroes for Children to sip drinks, savor tasty bites and participate in a chance to win awards, raffles and prizes during three hours of TopGolf play. To learn more, please visit www.heroesforchildren.org.