Sunday, March 4, 2018

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas' Annual Awards Luncheon with Cynthia Nixon

Friday, March 23, 2018
12:00 pm

Hilton Anatole Hotel
Dallas, TX  75207

Joyce Goss | Selwyn Rayzor

The 28th Dallas Annual Awards Luncheon is a signature event that directly supports Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas' healthcare and education services for women, men and young people in North and Central Texas.

Sponsor Levels range from $2,500 - $50,000
Individual Tickets are $250
Click here for tickets.


Cynthia Nixon, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winner, is a star of stage, screen, and television. From her iconic role as “Miranda” in HBO’s Sex and the City, to her performances on Broadway in Rabbit Hole and The Little Foxes, to her critically acclaimed roles in recent films A Quiet Passion and James White, Cynthia is an artist of the highest order.


The Gertrude Shelburne Humanitarian Award


Lyda Hill is a Dallas entrepreneur, philanthropist, and the only single woman to make the 2013 Philanthropy list of most generous donors. She currently serves as president of LH Holdings and is the namesake of the Lyda Hill Foundation, dedicated to making 
transformational advances in nature and science research and improving local communities.

In recent years, Miss Hill has focused her life sciences philanthropic efforts on game-changing advances including a $50 million pledge to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Moon Shots Program, a $20 million grant to her alma mater, The Hockaday School, to fund a STEM program, $3 million to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic, $25 million to UT Southwestern to start the Lyda Hill Bioinformatics department, as well as grants to fund efforts by the Nature Conservancy and Pew Charitable Trusts. Locally, she has been instrumental in the funding and development of Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, among others. For a complete list of Miss Hill’s affiliations and honors, please visit

As part of her desire to leave a lasting mark on society, Miss Hill became a member of The Giving Pledge in 2010 and has pledged to donate the entirety of her wealth to charity. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the prestigious President’s Volunteer Action Award and an appointment on President Ronald Reagan’s Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives for her project, The Volunteer Connection, the Linz Award and the YPO Global Impact Award.


Dallas Leadership Council Founding Members:

Becca Delozier | Autumn East | Alex Kalebjian 
Soraya Quiroga | Anders Smith | Katie Tinch

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