One of the favorite words in this neck of the woods is “free!” And that’s the sweet gift that the Nasher Sculpture Center is offering Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.The occasion is the 15th anniversary of the center that has been the home of the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, “one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world, … [Read more...] about Freely Celebrate The Nasher Sculpture Center’s 15th Anniversary This Saturday
The reality of a rainy weekend is really setting in. The Saturday's 2018 Trinity River Kite Festival has been canceled due to possible flood conditions.On the other hand, Community Partners of Dallas' Change Is Good is definitely taking place on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Brook Hollow. Luckily, the event annually has loads of indoor activities with food, face painting, … [Read more...] about Weekend Update: Kites Are Down And Out, But “Change Is Good” Is A Go
With Christmas nearing, Jacque Marvin, Kristin Mitchell and Andrea Nayfa and their new best elf friend in the entire world — Santa — have put together big plans for the 30th Anniversary of Breakfast with Santa Spectacular. The annual fundraiser for the Women’s Auxiliary to Children’s Medical Center Dallas will be taking place on Sunday, December 2.And hold on to your … [Read more...] about Breakfast With Santa Spectacular Is Heading North With A Very Popular Elf For Its 30th Anniversary
It's been nine hours since the marathon North Texas Giving Day got underway and the thousands of nonprofits are halfway through the 19-hour effort to raise funds... and hours. If you don't have a penny to spare, you can always donate hours to help the charitable program of your choice. More than 7,500 donors have already pledged 280,936 hours!Any nonprofiteer will … [Read more...] about JUST IN: 2018 North Texas Giving Is Halfway Home With $25M+ And More Than 278,457 Pledged Hours
You’ve waited all year long. Your email box has been slammed with reminders. You have learned about nonprofits that have made this community outstanding. Now, within minutes ... 6 a.m. to be exact... North Texas Giving Day will kick off an 18-hour marathon of fundraising that has amazed the rest of the country.Just last year $39,379,446 was provided to North Texas … [Read more...] about 2018 North Texas Giving Day Is About To Get Underway
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
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.
Hundreds of individual donors join together to raise $85,000 on North Texas Giving Day to help Rachel Williams build a Habitat home for herself and her four grandchildren.In 2014, Rachel became the primary caregiver for her four grandchildren. “It was a transition going from fun Nana to disciplinarian,” Rachel recalls. “I was living in a two-bedroom apartment at the … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Trinity Habitat For Humanity
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!
The rumbling has been building over the days. North Texas Giving Day is nearly upon every non-profit organization in these surroundings. Of course, proof is needed. This past Sunday, the uber-luxury retailing center NorthPark Center … not mall, please! ... was the gathering of NTGD supporters and newbies for The Family Festival and Nonprofit Extravaganza.As adorable … [Read more...] about 2018 North Texas Giving Day Countdown Continues With The Family Festival And Nonprofit Extravaganza And Surge Of MSC Posts
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