Market hosts Partners Card Kick-Off

Featured photo: Nina Sachse, Rachel Michell, Stephanie Seay, chairs. *

Dallas-based family violence agency, The Family Place, celebrated amongst family and friends, raising a glass to an exciting new year of Partners Card. The 27th annual premier fundraiser,  presented by Bank of Texas, kick the new season off at storied Highland Park Village boutique, Market.  The crowd was in good spirits as they shopped for the cause and visited with the Family Place CEO Paige Flink and chairs Rachel Michell, Nina Sachse and Stephanie Seay and honorary chair Robert Weatherly.

Hendrika Diehl, Victoria Snee, Natalie Westbrook
Megan Sterquell, Elizabeth Dacus


The Family Place is at the forefront of its mission to empower victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence. As its signature fundraiser, Partners Card is a 10-day shopping event that will run from Friday, October 25th to Sunday, November 3rd this fall. Shoppers purchase a Partners Card for $70 to receive a 20% discount at 750+ participating retailers across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Over the past 26 years, the efforts have raised more than $19 million to help break the cycle of family violence in our community. For more information on Partners Card and for further details on the kickoff, call 214.443.7754 or visit

*Photos by George Fiala.

( is honored to be a sponsor of the Family Place Partners Card.)


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