Thanks for your support!
Thank you for joining us for the 2013 Run for the Promise Gala and helping us raise more than $120,000 for the kids at N.C. Children’s Hospital! We hope you enjoyed this year’s event. Check back for updates on the 2014 Run for the Promise Gala.
Be sure to check out the 2013 Gala photo album on Facebook and tag your friends!
The 2013 festivities included:
All proceeds benefit N.C. Children's Hospital.
The Run for the Promise Gala returned to the picturesque Governors Club in Chapel Hill in 2013.
We were also excited to bring back:
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Wesley and Jan Burks were the 2013 Run for the Promise Gala honorary hosts. Dr. Wesley Burks is the Physician-in-Chief of North Carolina Children's Hospital and Chairman of the UNC Department of Pediatrics. Jan is an attorney and recently retired from her position with the federal government. The Arkansas natives live in Chapel Hill and have three children, Chris, who is married to Haley, and two daughters, Sarah and Collin.
Dr. Burks is an internationally-renowned expert in food allergies. He is leading the department and N.C. Children's Hospital with a new strategic plan to grow clinical programs, expand research and encourage collaboration and excellence in teaching. The 2013 "fund the fun" project will help N.C. Children's Hospital continue its excellence in patient and family-centered care with a renovation to the front lobby to create a more welcoming and kid-friendly atmosphere.