FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Mavericks legend Derek Harper, now of Fox Sports Southwest, is your host at a Saturday night charity event benefiting — The City House Silver Anniversary Gala.
Albertsons is the presenting sponsor, the Mavs are a partner as well, Emerald City is the band, auction items are incredible and there are still a few tickets available ($150 per) to hang out and talk sports for a good cause with 105.3 The Fan’s Mark Elfenbein, Cowboys great Billy Joe Dupree, The Fan’s RJ Choppy, Ben Rogers & Skin Wade, Cowboys great Everson Walls, FOX4’s Mike Doocy, ex-Cowboy Thomas Everett, Mavs GM Donnie Nelson, former Mavs standout Eduardo Najera and of course, Derek Harper himself.
The fun begins at 6 p.m. with cocktail hour and the program begins at 7 p.m. It’s at Embassy Suites & Conference Center in Frisco (next to Stonebriar Mall).
The cause? The Gala benefits City House, a Plano-based nonprofit that shelters and helps at-risk youth due to abuse, neglect or homelessness. City House runs an emergency shelter for kids ages newborn to 17 years old, as well as a Transitional Living Program for homeless young adults age 17 to 21. The organization is currently expanding into Frisco as well, in able to help more kids. City House was founded in 1988 by two Plano school teachers who noticed several students were living out of their lockers.