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Hats off to Children: The State of Children in North Texas

September 22, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on September 22nd, 2022!


CHILDREN AT RISK returns to Hotel ZaZa for our annual North Texas event. Guests will enjoy food, specialty drinks, a hat contest, silent auction and more – all in support of CHILDREN AT RISK’s research and advocacy efforts for children in North Texas!

To learn more about this event and our available sponsorship opportunities contact Michelle Bowman, Director of Special Events at mbowman@childrenatrisk.org or 713.301.6970.


In 1989, Sally and Forrest Hoglund formed The Hoglund Foundation to help serve and improve their community. Since then, their children and grandchildren joined in the family mission with a singular focus on supporting families and education in Dallas. To date, The Hoglund Foundation has partnered with over 600 Dallas agencies.

Representative Angie Chen Button

Angie Chen Button is currently serving as State Representative for House District 112 in the North East portion of Dallas County. She serves on the Ways and Means and the Interim Study Criminal Justice Reform Committees and Chairs the International Relations and Economic Development Committee.

Representative Button worked for Texas Instruments (TI) where she promoted American products internationally as an International Marketing Manager. She is also a CPA with Masters’ degrees in Public Finance and Management Sciences.

Representative Button was born in Taipei, Taiwan and her seven person family lived in a 300 square foot, one-room hut. She credits education with bringing her a better life. Rep. Button met her husband Darcy as a graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). They have lived in Richardson and Garland for over 30 years and are the proud grandparents of three. Angie’s life has been the American dream-Texas style.


Title Sponsor $10,000

Special Sponsor

Speak Up for Children Sponsor $5,000

Demand Change Sponsor $3,500

Nancy and Paul Darst

Janel Barksdale

Chris Wallace

Carol Wise

Drive Change Sponsor $1,000

Joel Elony


September 22, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hotel ZaZa Dallas Uptown
2332 Leonard St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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(214) 468-8399
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