Beacon of Hope Community Luncheon

April 19, 2024 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


April 19, 2024 | 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


Join Grant Halliburton Foundation for an inspirational conversation of hope and healing with Kevin Berthia and Kevin Briggs

In 2005, Kevin Berthia, a young father battling depression, met California Highway Patrolman Kevin Briggs during a very public suicide attempt. Berthia was facing substantial medical debt and went to the Golden Gate Bridge with the intention to jump. There he met Sergeant Briggs, now deemed the “Guardian of the Golden Gate” due to his efforts that have prevented more than 200 suicides from the bridge. During their encounter, Briggs listened to Berthia for 92 minutes as he stood 220 feet above the waters of the San Francisco Bay. Ultimately, Berthia made the decision to come back over the rail, choosing hope.

After reconnecting at an event eight years later, Briggs and Berthia are now close friends and sought-after speakers who bring a message of hope and healing to the conversation about suicide prevention and recovery. Their inspirational true story will be profiled in 92 Minutes, a feature documentary in production by Dallas-based film nonprofit Fotolanthropy, whose films have been featured on Netflix and beyond.

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Individual Ticket: $225 | Sponsorships: $600 - $25,000



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555 S Lamar St.

Omni Dallas Hotel 555 S Lamar St.