According to Mavs Foundation President Katie Edwards, “We are thrilled to announce our commitment of $1 million for the first time ever. The need is greater than ever across the North Texas community and we are grateful for the opportunity to support local non-profits doing such critical work.”
Funds will cover “grants, special projects and emergency aid — from building basketball courts and reading and learning centers, to meal delivery for homebound seniors, to healthcare for uninsured children, and continued support for those struggling during the pandemic.”
The 2021-2022 grant recipients include Girls Inc. Metro Dallas, Dallas 24 Hour Club, Jonathan’s Place, Gill Children’s Services, Mommies in Need, PediPlace, After8ToEducate, Foster Kids Charity, House of Eli, Meals on Wheels Collin County, Viola’s House, Alliance for Children, Kids-U, SM Wright Foundation, The TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation, Christ Haven for Children, Union Gospel Mission, Association for Independent Living, Habitat for Humanity, For Oak Cliff, Frazier Revitalization, Behind Every Door: Cedar Crest, Volunteers of America, Dallas Leadership Foundation and Emergency Grant Fund.
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