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Gloria Campos, North Star Luncheon featured speaker

Family Compass announces its North Star Luncheon, an annual fundraiser to raise awareness on how to stop child abuse before it occurs, on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Dallas Country Club.  


Chaired by Susan Wells-Jenevein and Candace Winslow, the North Star Luncheoncoincides with April’s Child Abuse Prevision Month and will feature a personal and reflective conversation with former WFAA lead anchor Gloria Campos as she shares her perspective on the changes she observed in families in Dallas during her 40 years as a journalist, as well as a 20-year producer of WFAA’s Wednesday’s Child.  An event highlight will include the recognition of The Rosewood Foundation, a long-standing supporter of Family Compass’ mission to prevent child abuse and neglect.


“At Family Compass we know how to stop child abuse before it happens. For twenty-seven years we have provided these transformative services to more than 48,000 children and parents in North Texas. The families we serve would say we have been their ‘north star,’ guiding them to a brighter future,” remarked Ona Foster, Executive Director.  “For this year’s luncheon, we are thrilled to have the inimitable Gloria Campos as she provides her insights and inspiration to our guests, and we are truly honored to recognize The Rosewood Foundation for investing in our mission of promoting healthy families.”


The Family Compass North Star Luncheonwill be held on Monday, April 22, 11:30 a.m. at Dallas Country Club, located at 4155 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas 75205. Sponsorships begin at $2,500; individual tickets are $250 each.  For more information or to purchase sponsorships and tickets, visit


About Family Compass

Family Compass is a nonprofit agency that believes that every child has the fundamental right to a healthy family and environment, the opportunity to succeed in school and the capacity to experience life without violence. The mission of Family Compass is to build healthy families and a strong North Texas community by preventing child abuse and neglect.  This is accomplished through our two home mentoring programs and community based, educational programs for families that have elevated risk for child abuse.  These families often reside in the poorest communities throughout Dallas and Collin counties.  All of our programs are evidence-based, voluntary and free of charge.

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