Meet Ken Hersh
Over the last 30+ years, Ken and the Hersh family have helped make a positive impact in the community through leadership on various boards, philanthropy through the Hersh Foundation and volunteer service. The Hersh family began the Hersh Foundation in 1997 as a way to secure long-term financial commitments to non-profits in their community and is dedicated to making a lasting impact on non-profits within the Foundation’s focus areas.
Dallas Black Dance Theater
The Hersh Foundation has partnered with Dallas Black Dance Theatre for many years on its Summer Youth Enrichment program. This health-focused program encourages youth and teens to be active through dance to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Curriculum emphasizes the importance of movement, leadership, nutrition, and mental health, with morning talks from industry professionals like doctors, counselors, nutritionists, and police officers, among others.
Founded in 1997 by the Hersh family, The Hersh Foundation is a private family foundation located in North Texas. The Hersh Foundation is committed to enriching and improving the quality of life for all people by supporting organizations with demonstrable results in efforts that support our mission and focus areas.