With the final six hours still to go, North Texas Giving Day is continuing its march to show the world that despite COVID-19 North Texas generosity is a global success story. At 6 p.m. the NTGD tally was passing the $42M marker benefiting more than 3,000 nonprofits. If you haven’t checked the Leaderboard, you’ve missed some changes among the leaders. Folks, this is … [Read more...] about 2020 North Texas Giving Day Leaderboard Is Busting With More than $42M Thanks To 145,000 Generous Donors
Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc.
Whatever North Texas Giving Day quarterback Susan Swan Smith is taking, it’s scoring touchdowns across the NTGD Leaderboard. Within just six hours of being alive and kicking this morning, the annual mega-fundraiser is continuing to beat its own past headline-making successes. And all this record-breaking is being done virtually, without in-person activities! At high noon … [Read more...] about 2020 North Texas Giving Day Charges Ahead Breaking Its Own Records
Few nonprofits do more for North Texans with disabilities and disadvantages than Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. The organization, after all, placed more than 1,500 of them in jobs last year, while also gathering and processing 20,000 tons of "stuff" for consumers at its 18 donation centers. That may be why the group's 2019 fundraiser called The Lunch on Tuesday, October 1, … [Read more...] about Goodwill’s The Lunch Attracts A Power Crowd — And Lyle Lovett — To The Omni Dallas
For nearly 40 years, Rodney Ginther had led Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. When he started, the nonprofit had eight retail stores and was placing 224 individuals with disabilities and disadvantaged conditions annually. Its assets were $2.4M. This past year, Rod’s efforts have paid off to the tune of 18 retail stores with 1,522 individuals being placed in jobs and assets of … [Read more...] about Former NM Exec Tim Heis To Succeed Retiring Goodwill Industries Of Dallas CEO/President Rod Ginther
All these memories about Secretary of the Treasury from way long ago are fascinating, but there are some folks who have been on the recent frontlines of America’s history making. One of those is Condoleezza Rice, who was Secretary of State (2005-2009) during the former President George W. Bush administration. Not only was she on the front row of the infamous 9/11, the second … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice To Be Keynote Speaker At Goodwill’s “The Lunch”