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Farrah Fawcett Foundation to host Benefit in Dallas

By Good Life Family Editors 

Alana Stewart and Jaclyn Smith

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF) will host the 4th biennial Tex-Mex Fiesta benefit in Dallas at The Rustic on October 20, 2022. President and CEO of the FFF and Farrah’s long-time friend, Alana Stewart, will be co-hosting along with Farrah’s former Charlie’s Angels co-star, Jaclyn Smith. Honorees include Linda Gray, (of TV’s Dallas) and a special acknowledgement to Ryan O’Neal for his continued support of the FFF. 

Singer-songwriter and Nine-time Grammy Award Winner Sheryl Crow will headline the event benefitting American Cancer Society and Stand Up to Cancer.

“For the first time, we are celebrating the legacy of Farrah in her home state by bringing our Tex-Mex event to Dallas, instead of the traditional location in Beverly Hills. Farrah was a Texas girl so this would have meant so much to her,” said Alana Stewart.

In 2016, the FFF supported efforts in Dallas for the American Cancer Society’s Gene and Jerry Jones Family Hope Lodge, naming a suite in Farrah’s honor. These fundraising efforts were spearheaded by long-time Dallas local and FFF supporter John Terlingo, of Terlingo Cycle. The facility, located on Baylor University Medical Center’s campus through a collaboration with Baylor Scott & White Health, provides a safe and peaceful place for patients and their caregivers to stay during treatment at any local treatment center. 

“Farrah was a Texas girl so this would have meant so much to her.”
Alana Stewart
Billy Baldwin wearing his Farrah shirt.

The FFF is excited to continue its partnership with the American Cancer Society and Dallas Cattle Baron’s Ball. Proceeds from the event will benefit the important work of this facility, which strives to provide 18,000 nights of free lodging each year. Funds raised will also benefit the FFF’s collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer, which funds HPV-related cancer research. The biennial Tex-Mex Fiesta was first held in 2015 and has raised almost $3 million for the cause.

The host committee for the 2022 FFF Tex-Mex Fiesta includes: Sami Abboud, Jenny Anchondo and Heath Oakes, Gonzalo Beuno, Lindsey Billingsley, Jamie Jo Bolougne, Tori Gonzales Bradburry, Alesia Coffman, Dame Joan Collins, Julie and Dayton Conklin, Jessica Jade Courvell, Claire and Dwight Emanuelson, Morgan Fairchild, Lea Fisher, George Hamilton, Marjon Henderson, Lindsay Jacamon, Hilary Kennedy, Courtney Kerr, Kara and John Kratzer, Muffin and John Lemak, Michael McCray, Donna Mills, Niven Morgan, Juliette and Mark Moussa, Jonika Nix, Kyle Noonan, Michael Nouri, Lisa and Bill Ogle, Brittanie Buchanan Oleniczak, Ryan O’Neal, Lisa Pinero, Dr. Lawrence Piro, Melissa and Brian Ramos, Nancy Rogers, Devin Savage, Stephanie Seay, Melissa Spencer, Chuck Steelman, John Terlingo, Amy Vanderoef, Shelby Wagner, Natalie Westbrooke, Kameron and Court Westcott, Samantha Whortley, Tia Wynne and Mark Zunino.

For more information and tickets, go to: Farrah Fawcett Foundation

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