Plano-based Granite Properties manages commercial properties in five states and has been a dedicated supporter of Children’s since 2001. The company has participated in a variety of Children’s events, including the Red Balloon Run & Ride and sponsorship of the Family Fun Zone. Additionally, Granite Properties Red Balloon Run & Ride team has consistently led the way in fundraising efforts year after year - by asking their vendors and tenants to join them in giving to Children's.
Granite Properties gives back to patients and their families by providing volunteers to host annual theme parties, which provide a fun and meaningful distraction to brighten patients' days. Granite Properties CEO Michael Dardick has served on the Children’s Medical Center Board and now serves on the Children's Health System of Texas Board. He also chaired the Legacy steering committee, which raised funds to help build Children's Medical Center Plano.