January 1, 2014

Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park  •  11:00 AM Kickoff, ESPNU

UNLV vs. North Texas

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The Heart of Dallas Foundation, a non-profit that hosts sports and entertainment events to benefit Dallas charities, has selected CitySquare as this year's beneficiary of the Heart of Dallas Bowl, the New Year's Day bowl game at the Cotton Bowl. Help Dallas fight poverty by supporting CitySquare and attending this year's game.



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ESPN Regional Television to Manage Heart of Dallas Bowl

Game to Continue as Heart of Dallas Bowl Presented by PlainsCapital Bank

The Heart of Dallas has entered into an agreement with ESPN Regional Television to manage and produce The Heart of Dallas Bowl presented by Plains Capital Bank. This exciting partnership ensures the mission of Heart of Dallas to give back to the community will be well-funded for many years to come. Hosted at the Cotton Bowl, the 2014 game will feature teams from Conference USA and the Big Ten.

Read the full press release here.

Heart of Dallas

Heart of Dallas will leverage the power of sports and entertainment to fuel bold social change and to inspire the next generation of Dallas leaders.

“The city of Dallas is excited about the Heart of Dallas Bowl Game. Dallasites are committed to improving our city, and what better way to leverage our world-class sports and entertainment events than through philanthropy.” - Mayor Mike Rawlings

“Heart of Dallas is a way for our city to showcase its sports and entertainment for the benefit of those in need right here in our community. We are thrilled to match funds raised by MDHA through the New Year, and hope supporters will join us at the bowl game celebration to learn more about other nonprofits in our community.”
- Britton Banowsky, Heart of Dallas Founder and commissioner of Conference USA

“As the fifth largest city in the country, Dallas has an opportunity right now to reduce chronic homelessness. MDHA leads community planning and leverages philanthropic dollars to fight and resolve this issue.” - Mike Faenza, MDHA President and CEO

“PlainsCapital Bank is proud to partner with Heart of Dallas. We are committed to giving back to the local community and look forward to this partnership of giving through this unique philanthropic platform.” - Brian Helflin, PlainsCapital Bank Chief Operating Officer

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