Alliance Data Presents a Special Evening With Five for Fighting

Dallas event benefits Plano-based for-cause organization, My Possibilities
Mar 20, 2019 4:30 PM ET
Press Release

PLANO, Texas, March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/– My Possibilities (MP) a North Texas for-cause organization invites you to attend A Special Evening with Five for Fighting, Sunday, April 7 at the Winspear Opera House.

A Special Evening, a long-standing concert event headlined by major entertainers, benefits the LaunchAbility Career Services program at My Possibilities. Funds raised from the event help to provide innovative training and support to My Possibilities’ clients, adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD.) LaunchAbility Career Services at My Possibilities, formally LaunchAbility, has a rich history in Dallas as the number one supported employment organization. In Jan. 2018, My Possibilities and LaunchAbility merged to form a continuum of services, from educational to vocational to job placement, for adults with IDD.

MP is proud to announce Alliance Data as the 19th annual A Special Evening Presenting Sponsor. For nearly 20 years, LaunchAbility and esteemed sponsors have worked together to bring a legendary performance to Dallas/Fort Worth to celebrate the many milestones made in the IDD community. This year, we are thrilled to share Five for Fighting as the entertainment. John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting shared in an interview with KLUV the reach his hit song “Superman” has with the Autism community.

“We’re really looking forward to a live concert from Five for Fighting,” said My Possibilities Executive Director Michael Thomas. “John is an excellent singer/songwriter who connects with the population we serve and has ties to the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It’s a really great fit.” 

“Diversity in thought, skill and experience is vital to the development of a successful and progressive workforce,” said Alliance Data SVP and Chief of Staff, and My Possibilities Board Member Karen Wald.  “Alliance Data is proud to promote this concept through our employment of LaunchAbility clients, as well as hosting A Special Evening for the 18th consecutive year.”

Event details are as follows:

When:             Sunday, April 7

Where:            Winspear Opera House

                           2403 Flora St., Dallas

Timing:          

5 p.m.              Sponsor VIP Reception

6:25                 MP HIPster Choir performance                    

6:30                 Program

7                      Five for Fighting Concert

For additional information on A Special Evening, such as ticketing and sponsorship opportunities, visit: mypossibilities.org/aspecialevening.

About My Possibilities:
My Possibilities is a Plano-based for-cause 501c(3) organization that serves as the pioneering leader in vocational education for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities throughout North Texas. To learn more, visit: mypossibilities.org

About Alliance Data:
Alliance Data® (NYSE: ADS) is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience; the result is measurably changing consumer behavior while driving business growth and profitability for some of today's most recognizable brands. Alliance Data helps its clients create and increase customer loyalty through solutions that engage millions of customers each day across multiple touch points using traditional, digital, mobile and emerging technologies. An S&P 500, FORTUNE 500 and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For company headquartered in Plano, Texas, Alliance Data consists of three businesses that together employ approximately 20,000 associates at more than 100 locations worldwide.