HRI would like to gratefully acknowledge the dedication and support of the following sponsors of our Run for Human Rights 2013. We could not do this race without their generous contributions!
Thank you to the following financial sponsors for supporting our Run for Human Rights:
Presenting Sponsor ($5,000)
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service law firm with a long and distinguished tradition of exemplary service to our clients and communities around the world. Through the Thompson & Knight Foundation, formed more than 20 years ago, we lend financial support each year to hundreds of civic and charitable organizations promoting diversity, the arts, education, the elderly, health care, youth mentoring, and other similarly focused programs.
Platinum Level ($2,000)
Akin Gump is a law firm founded in Dallas in 1945 by Robert Strauss and Richard Gump. The firm now has more than 800 attorneys and advisers in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. This is Akin Gump’s third year sponsoring our Run for Human Rights.
Gold Level ($1000)
With more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 500 corporations.
Located in East Dallas, goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House has 16 american taps, 5 locals only & 60 bottled beers featuring the finest in craft beers and limited availability brews, a full selection of liquor and wine, and a chef-prepared menu with something for every palette including burgers made with only grass-fed beef.
Silver Level ($500)
Crain Cubbage Healy, a Dallas-based law firm, provides nationwide counsel and representation in litigation, labor and employment law, mediation, business immigration, real estate and mortgage servicing. Their mission is to provide practical advice and top-notch representation to help our clients achieve their business goals.
Baker & McKenzie is a law firm founded in Chicago in 1949 by Robert Baker and John McKenzie. The firm has more than 3,800 lawyers spread across its 70 offices in 42 different countries. They have also been actively involved in a number of pro bono projects involving a wide range of causes. This is Baker & McKenzie’s third year sponsoring our Run for Human Rights.
Comerica Bank, founded in 1849, is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, strategically aligned into three major business segments: the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. This is Comerica Bank’s first year sponsoring our Run for Human Rights.
Thank you to following in-kind donors for supporting our Run for Human Rights:
Thank you to following in-kind donors for supporting HRI’s Run for Human Rights!
Addison Coffee Roasters is the longest operating micro roasterie in the Dallas Fort Worth area of Texas. They have been supplying the metroplex with amazing coffees since 1984. They have generously donated their time and coffee to our race!
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, founded in 1961, is located in Fort Worth and specializes in showcasing the masterworks of American art. The Carter Museum has donated a book for one lucky participant!
Bearded Bros is an organic snackfood company, located in beautiful Austin Texas. Most of their handmade energy bars are 100% organic, mostly raw, gluten free, vegan friendly and amazingly delicious. Just try them, we guarantee you will be back for more! Bearded Bros have generously donated bars for the race participants!
Bikram Yoga Dallas is a Bikram yoga studio in Lakewood and the West Village. The studio has donated two one-month intro membership passes for those who want to sweat, smile and be amazed.
The Crow Collection of Asian Art features a permanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. The Crow Collection has donated one Pearl Circle Membership, which includes free parking and a 20 percent discount at the Lotus Shop.
Dallas Zoo, founded in 1888, is the oldest and largest zoo in Texas. The Zoo has donated four adult tickets, and a Family Plus Membership, which includes six free Monorail Safari/Endangered Species Carousal tickets.
Deep Ellum Brewing Company is a Dallas-based craft beer brewery. DEBC has donated two tickets for a brewery tour.
Frontiers of Flight Museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, which is a learning laboratory using aviation and space flight to encourage learning of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Museum has donated a one-year Family Level membership.
GU Energy makes sure you can focus on training and reaching your goals in upcoming races. Breathe easy and leave your gels in the hands of the energy food experts at GU. Just suck down a packet of your favorite flavor and go (big)! GU donated over 300 packets of energy gel for our goody bags.
Being in the restaurant business since 1910, the Papageorge family excels at providing superior food, drink, and service at Lefty’s Lobster & Chowder House. Lefty’s is a legend in the Dallas area, boasting fabulous daily lunch and dinner specials. Lefty’s has generously donated fruit for our runners!
Liberty Burger is a family-owned and Texas-grown burger joint, which sells chicken, beef, bison, turkey, lamb, and vegetable burgers. Liberty Burger has donated gift certificates good for two free meals.
Locke Lord LLP is a full-service, international law firm formed in October 2007 with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to middle market private companies and start-ups. Locke Lord has donated tickets to see a Texas Rangers game.
Sam’s Club sells a variety of items at wholesale club prices. Sam’s Club has donated a $25 gift certificate.
Sprinkles Cupcakes, founded in 2005, is the the world’s first cupcake bakery and the progenitor of the gourmet cupcake craze. Sprinkles has donated a gift certificate for one free dozen cupcakes! Yummy!
Tiff’s Treats, offers mouth-watering baked-to-order cookies, brownies and ice cream across Texas. Tiff’s Treats has donated exclusive coupons and gifts cards. Delicious!
Tootsies is a full line specialty store offering ready to wear, shoes, handbags, jewelry, and accessories located in Dallas, Houston and Atlanta. Tootsies has donated five $50 gift certificates and one $100 gift certificate!
W Dallas Victory Hotel is more than just a hotel experience, but a luxury lifestyle destination with amplified entertainment, vibrant lounges, modern guestrooms and innovative cocktails and cuisine. Deep in the heart of Dallas, famed Texas hospitality meets W style. W Dallas – Victory has donated a one-night weekend stay in a Wonderful room, including breakfast for two.
Whole Foods Market is known as “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store,” with a strong commitment to selling natural and organic products, maintaining high quality standards, and a responsibility towards sustainable agriculture. Whole Foods Market Lakewood has donated $200 worth of gift certificates.
Zevia is the Zero Calorie Soda with flavors such as, ginger root beer, cola and cherry cola. Zevia has donated 300 cans of soda for our goody bags.
The Body Shop, beauty products inspired by nature and ethically made, has generously donated a gift basket for one of the prizes!