Appetite for Advocacy is the annual fundraising luncheon for DCAC that highlights the importance of education and child abuse awareness in our community. In addition to honoring the Junior League of Dallas with the Ruth Sharp Altshuler Award and Suellen Flores with the Lt. Bill Walsh Award, the 13th annual Appetite for Advocacy features ABC News Veteran John Quiñones.
Join Co-Chairs Debbie Scripps, Jennifer Scripps and Nancy Scripps and over 1,200 civic, business and philanthropy leaders in the Dallas community as they come together to raise funds for DCAC.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Dallas Sheraton Hotel
10:30 a.m. – Registration
11:30 a.m. – Luncheon begins
1:00 p.m. – Luncheon ends
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John Quiñones, ABC News Veteran, Creator & Host of 'What Would You Do?'
Known for truly connecting with audiences and leaving them uplifted and inspired, Quiñones delivers a powerful message of believing in one’s self, never giving up, and always, always doing the right thing. As host and creator of What Would You Do?, the highly-rated, hidden camera ethical dilemma news magazine, Quiñones has literally become “the face of doing the right thing” to millions of viewers.
Ruth Sharp Altshuler Award Recipient
Named in honor of philanthropist and community leader Ruth Sharp Altshuler who was instrumental in founding DCAC, this year’s Altshuler Award recipient is the Junior League of Dallas. The JLD cultivates leaders who collectively address the critical needs in our community and has given DCAC over 25 years of volunteers and funding. Many JLD members have served as volunteers, fundraisers, board members and even staff members at DCAC.
Lt. Bill Walsh Award Recipient
Suellen Flores, Department of Family and Protective Services
Named in honor of DCAC Co-Founder Lt. Bill Walsh (Ret.), this award is given to a professional in the field of child abuse who has demonstrated significant commitment and dedication to child abuse prevention, investigation, prosecution or healing. This year’s Walsh Award recipient is Suellen Flores, Child Protective Investigations Supervisor with the Department of Family and Protective Services. Suellen has devoted over a decade of her career to DFPS and serving the children of Dallas County and the team she leads.