Aikman, Staubach Step Up for Children's Cancer Fund

April 11, 2017 - Dallas Morning News

Sadie Keller, 9, who is featured on the Children's Cancer Fund Gala invitation and will be one of the models in the show, posed with Troy Aikman at an event earlier this year. Juan Pulido

Honorary chairs Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach are working to help the Children's Cancer Fund gross more than $1 million at its annual gala April 21 at the Hilton Anatole.

The event will be packed with musical and dance entertainment, and the finale is a Dillard's-sponsored fashion show featuring child cancer patients and survivors escorted by members of the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, the Dallas Fire Department and other organizations.

Event chair Pamela Moayedi said her personal experience with a tumor "has made me so much more passionate about helping children in that kind of situation."

Proceeds fund cancer research and patient care at Children's Medical Center.

Donors include:

$100,000: Centurion American.

$50,000: Texas de Brazil.

$25,000: Jennifer Stroud Foundation, Marianne and Roger Staubach, and the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Medical Center.

$15,000: Emergency physicians at Presbyterian Hospital.

$10,000: Troy Aikman, Aimbridge Hospitality, Albertsons-Tom Thumb, American Airlines, Lisa and Clay Cooley, Headington Cos. and Swift Transportation.

$5,000: Fee Smith Sharp & Vitullo LLP, Fischer, the Kitchell/Leetefamily, Kroger, The McCullough Foundation and Relief Institute-Greg Young.

Media Sponsors: KTVT-TV (CBS11)/KTXA-TV (TXA21), Good Life Family Magazine and My Sweet Charity.

To get $300 tickets and information, call 972-664-1450 or visit


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