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Black Tie Ball Raises More Than $75,000 for Women’s and Children’s Services at Texas Health Kaufman

DALLAS — More than 300 generous guests attended the 2013 Black Tie Ball at the Belo Mansion in Dallas on Nov. 9. Through sponsorships, a live auction, Shimmering Treasure mystery boxes, and a 3-minute donation challenge, Texas Health Resources Foundation raised more than $75,000 net to support women’s and children’s services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman.

Proceeds from the evening will provide prenatal care to underserved women in the Kaufman community. This supports Texas Health Resources' mission to “improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.”

Guests enjoyed dinner and music from the Dallas band, Time Warp. Shimmering Treasure mystery boxes were a popular item among attendees and sold out quickly.

“We had such a great committee that worked tirelessly over the year,” said Norma Fortner, 2013 chair. “Funds raised by this event will have a tremendous impact on the hospital and meet a great need for accessible prenatal care in the Kaufman community.”

Top sponsors for the ball were:

Platinum Level
ABOX Packaging Company

Gold Level
James B. Park, M.D., FACC
Thomas Protective Services, Inc.

About Texas Health Resources Foundation
Texas Health Resources Foundation strives to enhance the delivery of quality patient care by joining with committed donors to sustain the long-term fiscal viability of Texas Health Resources. The Foundation raises funds that support clinical, educational and research programs across the Texas Health system. Together with generous supporters, the Foundation fulfills a critical role in continuing the mission of Texas Health to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve. For more information about Texas Health Resources Foundation, visit

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