The Lunch


THANK YOU  to our donors!

With your support, the greater our success, the greater our influence, the greater we impact lives through the power of jobs.

The generosity of our donors over two successive years has allowed us to place 52% more people into jobs so far this year. Goodwill's Workforce Development Programs prepare individuals for meaningful employment through job readiness, skills building, career counseling, placement, and job retention services leading to greater independence.

Save the Date

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Dallas Omni Downtown Hotel

Featured Guests:
Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Jenna Bush
Laura Bush, Former First Lady of the United States
Barbara Pierce Bush, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Health Corps
Jenna Bush Hager, NBC's TODAY Show correspondent

For more information about next year's event and how to sponsor,
contact Ashleigh Hughes by phone at 214-638-2800, x240
or by Email at

Continued support of THE LUNCH will offer North Texans an opportunity to be employed and build stronger families and communities.


Goodwill Dallas - THE LUNCH - 2017

General Stanley McChrystal, Former Commander of U.S. and international Forces in Afghanistan, Former Chief of Staff of Military Operations in Afghanistan, Former leader of Joint Special Operations Command, moderated by, Frances Townsend for an intimate, thought-provoking dialogue surrounding vulnerability in the digital age.
Click here to experience the highlights of THE LUNCH 2017 with General Stanley McChrystal.

Goodwill Dallas - THE LUNCH - 2016

Dr. Condoleezza Rice, United States Secretary of State (2005-2009), moderated by, Ambassador Karen Hughes, participates in an intimate conversation sharing stories of her life from a personal point of view ...
Click here to experience the highlights of THE LUNCH 2016 with Dr. Condoleezza Rice.

Goodwill Dallas - THE LUNCH - 2015

George W. Bush, The 43rd President of the United States, joined Ambassador Karen Hughes in humorous, dynamic and thought-provoking dialogue in “A Conversation With” ...
Click here to experience the highlights of THE LUNCH 2015 with the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.