The 2017 Pot of Gold Luncheon & Auction will celebrate Rainbow Days 35 years of service to children and youth facing adversity in our community. This 20th annual luncheon is a festive event filled with colorful balloons, a special performance from the children, a fantastic auction filled with over 100 prize packages and inspiring speakers. We anticipate over 600 guests, including local business professionals and community members, to be in attendance this coming year with a goal of raising $275,000 to benefit the programs of Rainbow Days.
Featured Speaker: Glennon Doyle Melton is a well-known blogger of Momastery, and author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Carry On, Warrior, and the newly released memoir Love Warrior, which was just placed on Oprah Winfrey’s 2016 Book Club List. Glennon’ blog, Momastery, is an online community which inspires millions of people each week. She is the creator and president of Together Rising—a non-profit organization that has raised over four million dollars for families around the world through its Love Flash Mobs, which have revolutionized online giving.
Glennon is a sought-after public speaker whose bold truth-telling and authenticity about her own story of triumph in the midst of despair inspires and encourages audiences everywhere. Glennon’s work has been featured on the TODAY Show, The Talk, OWN, and NPR and in The New York Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Glamour, Family Circle, Parents Magazine, Newsweek, Woman’s Day, and in other television and print outlets. Learn more about Glennon at www.momastery.com
Rainbow Days is a Dallas-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children and youth in adversity build coping skills and resilience to create positive futures. Founded by current CEO Cathey Brown, Rainbow Days has served more than 200,000 children and parents in Dallas and Collin County and trained over 42,000 youth service professionals to facilitate Rainbow Days’ award-winning Curriculum-Based Support Group (CBSG®) Program and other prevention programs locally and nationwide. Through support groups, classroom-based education programs, and special services for homeless children, Rainbow Days positively impacts over 10,000 children and youth each year. Rainbow Days is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and as a 501 c (3) organization, receives funding from several federal and state grants, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, foundations, corporations, and individual donors. Visit the website for more information: rainbowdays.org