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.
The Communities Foundation of Texas 10th annual North Texas Giving Day impacts Our Friends Place (OFP) in outstanding ways. Gifts to OFP empower young women to go from being homeless to being self-reliant and independent. The young women in the program must work, go to school, and attend weekly life skills sessions. They have a safe place to live, a place to heal, and a place … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Our Friends Place
Every 98 seconds. That is how often sexual assault occurs in America. Every minute and a half, someone is being attacked and violated in a way that will impact them for the rest of their life. Statistics show that every 1 in 6 women have been sexually assaulted, so the odds are that there is someone that you love who has been, or will be affected by this epidemic. Our founder, … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Get Briefed
It was three years ago this past Saturday that the world lost Ebby Halliday. And while Ebby is probably the lead ukulele players in the angelic band, her spirit still inspires North Texans, both professionally and philanthropically.According to Ebby’s longtime friend and associate Ebby Halliday President/CEO Mary Frances Burleson, “Each of us who had the good … [Read more...] about Ebby Halliday’s Commitment To Others Will Continue With The Creation Of The Ebby Halliday Foundation
Leave it to the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to line up a gangbuster group for its annual Women of Distinction Luncheon. In addition to Co-Chairs Dee Brown and Sharon Morrison, the fundraiser on Friday, November 2, at the Omni Dallas will have the mother-daughter team of Nancy Ann Hunt and Ashlee Kleinert as the honorary co-chairs and Venise Stuart and Candace Winslow as the … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Girl Scouts OF Northeast Texas’ Women Of Distinction Luncheon Honorees, Speaker Announced
Bob White is a banker. He’s a very successful banker holding the title of Bank of Texas The Private Bank Dallas Market Executive. So what was he doing at the Brain Performance Institute on Thursday, July 26, at noon? Why wasn’t he enjoying cooler temperatures in Aspen, Napa or the Hamptons?He was part of the Brain Performance Institute's Warrior Initiative luncheon that … [Read more...] about Brain Performance Institute Provides Vets And First Responders With Assistance In Dealing With Work-Related Stress
Survivors On Purpose, Inc. gleefully welcomes North Texas Giving Day! It gives us a voice through a gigantic bullhorn. Survivors On Purpose, Inc. was founded in 2013. Our mission is focused on encouraging community responsiveness to Triple Negative Breast Cancer by focusing on breast health literacy through education, development of self-advocacy skills, community outreach, and … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Survivors On Purpose Inc.
As promised, the application for the 2019 Crystal Charity Ball beneficiaries is now available here for Dallas children’s nonprofits to fill out.Suggestion: Go ahead and get the application, but hold off on filling it out. You’ll want to attend the orientation meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, September 12, at Communities Foundation of Texas. While attendance is not mandatory, … [Read more...] about 2019 Crystal Charity Ball Beneficiary Applications Are Now Available
According to 2018 Crystal Charity Ball Chair Claire Emanuelson,The mission of Crystal Charity is to support agencies that provide vital services to the children of Dallas. Hundreds of generous individuals, corporations and foundations will make it possible for many of the underserved youth in our community to have access to the life changing programs offered by the eight … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Opportunity: 2018 Crystal Charity Ball
Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF), the sole provider of comprehensive services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Denton County, is participating in North Texas Giving Day on Thursday, September 20th! North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas' annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits that is powered by … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Denton County Friends Of The Family
It was 35 years ago that a 45-year-old mom sat at her dining room table with her son and launched a project that would change their lives and those of generations to come. Their project would also place Dallas at the center of a beauty empire.Would her “project” find a home in Neiman Marcus or Bergdorf Goodman’s? Nope. She went to the dining room tables of hundreds of … [Read more...] about Suits For Shelters’ Clothes Collection Party Was Highlighted By The Late Mary Kay’s Gowns