The evening begins with a VIP reception, followed by a cocktail reception which includes passed luscious hors d’oeuvres and silent auction. Afterwards, guests enjoy a savory seated dinner, live auction. More details regarding a featured speaker or entertainer to be announced.
Tickets begin at $350 each for a donor ticket; $750 each for a Patron Ticket. Shared tables of 10 are $3,500. Sponsorships and underwriting begin at $5,000 up to $100,000.
Enter to win a Mercedes-Benz 2018 CLA250. Tickets $100 each. Special thank you to raffle partner Mercedes-Benz of Plano. Winning ticket will be drawn at the M1Ball. Winner does not have to be present to win.
Tania and Glenn Beck, Founders
Francie Moody-Dahlberg and Kevin Dahlberg, Honorary Chairs
D’Andra Simmons Lock and Jeremy Lock, Chairs
Gina and Ken Betts, Honorary Chairs Emeritus
Gena and Chuck Norris, Honorary Chairs Emeritus
The Vinyard Family, Honorary Chairs Emeritus
Dee Simmons, Underwriting Chair
Suzanne Grishman, Executive Director, Mercury One
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North Texas and other beneficiaries of Mercury One include: Mercury One is a 501(c)(3) foundation based in Dallas, Texas. Mercury One is a Humanitarian Aid and Education organization focused on restoring the human spirit. Mercury One’s initiatives include providing programs to individuals to advance the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for communities to help themselves as well as assisting our nation’s veterans, providing aid to those in crisis, and rebuilding and restoring the lives of Christians and other persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East.
Mercury One’s The Nazarene Fund has directly assisted over 45,000 Christian and other persecuted religious minorities displaced by ISIS in the Middle East by evacuating them to safe havens and providing for their needs.
Initiatives include leading a funding effort to provide immediate and long-term relief for 2017 Hurricane Harvey victims working with six core disaster relief partners, who in turn pledged 100% of granted funds directly aided and assisted individuals in a number of ways including: search and rescue, basic needs, humanitarian support, food and long-term clean-up and recovery efforts. These partners were CitiImpact, Gleaning for the World, Operation BBQ Relief, Somebody Cares, Team Rubicon, and The Provisions Project.
Additional initiatives include supporting O.U.R. (Operation Underground Railroad) paving the way for permanent eradication of child sex trafficking; Folds of Honor/Stand To Honor in Dallas 2017; Dallas Film Society’s High School Roundtable events and High School Day 2016-2017; 22 Kill-veteran suicide prevention; Team Rubicon-disaster recovery in Rowlett, Garland, Baton Rouge, and Houston; S.E.E.D.-trauma support and counseling in Iraq; F.A.R.M.-agricultural therapy for veterans living with PTSD and depression; City of Glenn Heights-disaster relief; Recovery Resource Council; Irving Cares; La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation; Boot Campaign; Operation BBQ; Sons of the Flag; Minnie’s Food Pantry; Soupmobile; Irving AMBUCS; Catholic Charities; Chris Kyle Foundation; and Honor, Courage, and Commitment.
Mercury One has expanded its partnership with veterans’ organizations to fund educational, psychological and employment training as well as hosted celebrations to honor them for their sacrifice and dedication. Mercury One has provided its partners in Israel with first responder rescue “ambucycles,” and increased its collection of historical and religious artifacts.
In 2016 over $200,000 was donated to the Assist the Officer Foundation benefiting the families of fallen officers in Dallas following the fatal shooting July 7, 2016.
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