With September being National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Hyundai folks popped by Children’s Medical Center to celebrate the motor company’s 20th anniversary of Hyundai Hope on Wheels, the nonprofit committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer.While cancer-surviving kiddos like Sadie Keller, Reese Lewis and London Blair left their handprints on a shiny … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents A $500K Check To Children’s Medical Center Foundation For Pediatric Cancer Research
Arriving at the Change is Good kickoff party on Saturday, August 25, 9-year-old Kingston Walker turned to his dad, Kelvin Walker, and asked, "How long are we gonna be here?" But once the party at the Community Partners of Dallas headquarters office got under way, with a variety of fun activities for kids and parents alike, Kingston stopped keeping track of the time. "Now he … [Read more...] about Biggest Crowd Ever Kicks Off Community Partners’ Change Is Good Fundraiser
Helping Restore Ability has been serving the North Texas region for 41 years. As a long time participant in North Texas Giving Day, we understand the benefit of a single day on which North Texans engage and support each other. It is this same culture of giving that is seen in the attendants that serve our disabled clients every day. Helping Restore Ability provides in-home … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Helping Restore Ability
Weathercasters are reporting that two big fronts are headed this way. One is coming up from the Gulf of Mexico and the other is moving from Mexico. The result is that the two fronts are meeting up in North Texas to party-hearty starting Friday. This situation has area high school coaches concerned about the possible unfriendly skies for Friday night lights. Some are moving … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Harvest And Rory Meyers Birthday Party Are All Systems-Go At The Arboretum Friday Despite Weather Predictions
My alarm goes off at 5:50 a.m. I get dressed for school, wake up my siblings, make breakfast and then ask my older sister to drive me to school.I attend Lakeview Centennial HS, the only high school in Garland ISD that is a College & Career Magnet. The students are friendly; however, there are days when fights happen and some kids often misbehave. What makes Lakeview … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Just Say Yes
I learned about North Texas Giving Day when Mommies In Need was a young organization. I was new to the non-profit world- in fact I often joke that I “accidentally” started a non-profit!I was a stay-at-home mom to twin toddlers when I went through a series of health problems including 5 major surgeries and a cancer diagnosis. As I recovered, a friend was diagnosed with colon … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Mommies In Need Inc.
Can you imagine the bittersweet emotion warriors feel after returning home from deployment? The joy of seeing their child for the first time, and knowing that child does not recognize them? Reconnecting with a spouse while struggling with reintegrating into civilian life? The pressure to “return to normal” while battling symptoms of post-traumatic stress? It can be an … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Heroes On The Water
Michael may only be 3-feet-tall, but he is a mighty force with his motivated momma by his side. Children’s Craniofacial Association (CCA) Family, The Brown’s – Brittany, Michael, and sister Allison - are making a big splash in our DFW schools with a message to students to always choose kind.The Browns are taking the positive message of acceptance to the students and … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Children’s Craniofacial Association
Camilla F., a 14-year-old DISD student said, “The only creative thing I did in middle school was doodle on the sides of my papers. Now, after discovering my passion for sculpting during Dallas Spark! Summer Camps, I can further develop my creativity at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.”Teachers rave about the creative educational … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Spark!
In November of 2017, I had the privilege of taking over the position of Executive Director of Blue Caboose Children’s Fund. Blue Caboose has been a nonprofit in Dallas for the past six years and this year we are excited to be participating in our first North Texas Giving Day. We have been told by so many of our nonprofit peers that this event is the event of the … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Blue Caboose Children’s Fund
While Children’s Medical Center Dallas may have seemed to have gone to the dogs on Monday, August 6, it was planned. Children’s PetSmart Charities Pet-Assisted Therapy Dog volunteers like Golden Retriever Blair and Portuguese Water Dog Atticus were being feted by volunteers, staffers, patients and fans at the annual Dog Days hosted by PetSmart Charities.Joining the … [Read more...] about Children’s Medical Center Dallas And PetSmart Charities Celebrated Dog Days With Pooches And Patients