Since the early 1990s, Rainbow Days’ staff and board members have gathered each year to recognize, celebrate and honor the outstanding people whose continual support is the lifeblood of Rainbow Days’ work. This year was no different; the 27th annual Promise Awards Ceremony & Reception was held Feb. 26, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Café 43 in the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

At this prestigious ceremony and reception, Rainbow Days’ staff, board and supporters celebrated the individuals, corporations and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to Rainbow Days’ mission of helping kids rise above adversity. At this year’s uplifting and memorable event, Rainbow Days honored the following Promise Award recipients:

• Board of Directors Member: David Elliott
• Community Organization: Attorneys Serving the Community
• Corporate Partnership: PepsiCo/Frito-Lay
• Educational Partnership: Louise Wolff Kahn Elementary
• Foundation: MoneyGram Foundation
• Individual Volunteer: Priyanka Hardikar
• Local Partnership: Peloton Commercial Real Estate
• Media: Kim Horner, UT Dallas News Center
• Nonprofit Partnership: The Artist Outreach
• Outstanding Educator: Elizabeth Miller, Ben Milam Elementary
• Outstanding Educator: Nikki Rotman, Leonides González Cigarroa Elementary
• Public Servants: Dallas Police Department Office of Community Affairs and Special Volunteer Dallas Police Department Officers
• Ripple Effect: Tony Ballard
• Shining Stars: Prince of Peace Outreach Committee
• Unsung Hero: Ronald Ward

Check out photos from the event here!