Partners Card 2013, presented by Bank of Texas, is the only sale where you truly save. That is, save lives and support the critical work of The Family Place, one of the longest-serving family violence service providers in the state. After raising a record-breaking $1,115,854 million in 2012, The Family Place is preparing for another successful Partners Card 2013 shopping extravaganza, which will be held Friday, October 25 through Sunday, November 3, 2013.
New this year, with a 2013 Partners Card, Goodson Acura of Dallas will offer 10% off MSRP towards the purchase of all remaining 2013 TSX models. Goodson Acura of Dallas and Audi of Dallas will also offer a 20% discount on service and parts. In addition, an Audi Dallas Ride & Drive event and Goodson Acura Ride & Drive event will be held to benefit Partners Cards Saturday, October 26. The Audi Dallas Ride & Drive event will be from 10 to 5 p.m. at NorthPark Center, and a Goodson Acura Ride & Drive event will take place at The Shops at Legacy from 12 to 5 p.m. For every ride, Goodson Acura of Dallas and Audi Dallas will give $10 back to the Family Place! Also new this year, Galleria Dallas will contribute $5 per Partners Card sold through a Galleria Dallas retailer.
Partners Card 2013 Co-chairs are Annika Cail, Katy Duvall and Sara Friedman. Honorary Co-chairs are Beth Rafferty and her daughter Shay Geyer of IBB Design Fine Furnishings. IBB is an award- winning, all-inclusive design firm and home furnishings store that is always in high demand. Beth, a well-known interior designer and founder of IBB, along with her daughter Shay, a professional interior designer since 2001, are very adamant about giving back to the community. In their store, patrons are free to shop a showroom floor that features a wide range of styles — everything from classic traditional to more traditional/contemporary looks.
Over the past 20 years, Partners Card has become the largest fundraiser for The Family Place and is one of the most popular shopping events in the Dallas Metroplex. In 2012, Partners Card celebrated its 20th anniversary with more than 750 participating retailers and restaurants selling14,600 cards and raising $1,115,854 for The Family Place. In its history, the community helped raise more than $13 million through the Partners Card program.
The Family Place is dependent on funds raised through the Partners Card program to provide family violence victims emergency shelter; counseling; medical care; day care and after-school programs for children; job, technical and life skills for adults and much more. One hundred percent of the sale of the $70 Partners Card goes directly to The Family Place. Partners Card is The Family Place’s largest annual fundraiser and has helped The Family Place grow into one of the longest-serving family violence service providers in the state.
The 10-day shopping spectacular rewards cardholders with unbelievable savings at some of Dallas’ top stores and restaurants. With the purchase of a $70 Partners Card, shoppers receive 20 percent savings at more than 750 participating retailers in Dallas, Arlington, Grapevine, McKinney, Plano, Southlake, Richardson, Frisco, Coppell, Flower Mound, Denton, Colleyville, Las Colinas, Irving, Mesquite, Addison, Garland, Rockwall and Lewisville.
Individuals may purchase a Partners Card from any participating retailer or restaurant, card-selling individual, direct mail or The Family Place website. Partners Cards went on sale September 1, 2013. For more information, visit www.partnerscard.org, contact the Partners Card Hotline at (214) 443- 7754 or email email@example.com.
Now celebrating 35 years of service, The Family Place has counseled more than 190,000 clients in residential and outreach programs. In addition, the agency has provided life-saving shelter to more than 20,000 women, men and children as well as answered more than 500,000 calls for help. For more information, visit www.familyplace.org, or call (214) 559-2170 or the 24-hour crisis hotline (214) 941-1991.