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North Texas Giving Day- Sept. 14 2017

September 13, 2017

Tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 14th is North Texas Giving Day. You have the opportunity to give big and make an impact on your community.

Not sure who you want to give to or what they stand for? Here is a helpful list of great local charities you can help.

North Texas Food Bank: The goal is to provide access to 2.5 million meals this Giving Day. To combat increasing food insecurity in North Texas, the Food Bank recently launched a 10-year plan to provide access to 92 million nutritious meals annually by 2025. NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger relief organization.
Click here to donate to NTFB through North Texas Giving Day.

Dallas Pets Alive! : Dallas Pets Alive is seeking donations to support the following programs: 1. Our Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender program that helps owners keep their pets in their homes with medical and training support. 2. The Major Medical fund that is estimated to be over $200,000 this budget year. The fund supports heart worm and parvo treatments and other major medical expenses. 3. The Trap-Neuter-Release program for community cats has a goal of TNR’ing over 600 cats this year. Funds will support the spay/neuter of the cats. 4. Preventative medication for all our rescue animals to receive. These medications are imperative to the health of our pets here in Texas.
Click here to donate to DPA through North Texas Giving Day. 

Girls Inc. Dallas or Tarrant County: Girls Inc. awakens the potential in girls and young women and empowers them to become strong, smart and bold women who positively contribute to our communities. For approaching 50 years, our comprehensive programs and experiences help equip girls from low income neighborhoods graduate high school and lead healthy, educated, and economically independent lives. Please invest in a girl today and support the Girls Inc. after-school and summer programs.
Click here to donate to Girls Inc. Dallas through North Texas Giving Day.
Click here to donate to Girls Inc. Tarrant through North Texas Giving Day.

Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support: Funding from this year’s Giving Day campaign will support our children’s program which serves 450 children each year. At Genesis, we know that about 40% of boys who witness abuse will go on to perpetuate violence as adults, while half of all girls who witness abuse find themselves in abusive relationships as women. Breaking the generational cycle of violence is only possible by providing specialized counseling services to the youngest victims of abuse. Your support allows us to provide safety, strength and hope to children, helping them create the abuse-free future they deserve.
Click here to donate to Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support through North Texas Giving Day.

Dallas Hope Charities: Funding specific to the eventual operation of a shelter for homeless LGBT youth; specific to ensuring that those living with HIV/AIDS have emergency financial resources when needed; specific to ensuring that those who face food insecurity have access to food (whether prepared and served from our kitchen or distributed as groceries).
Click here to donateto Dallas Hope Charities through North Texas Giving Day.

Bryan’s House: Funding from this year’s North Texas Giving Day will allow us to provide: – Daily medically-managed childcare for those with unique physical, developmental and emotional challenges. – Access to on-site therapy and a NAEYC accredited education using the HighScope curriculum. – Homeless Prevention and Case Management Services for 238 families over the next year. Bring at-risk children with complex daily medical, education and therapy needs, home to Bryan’s House.
Click here to donate to Bryan’s House through North Texas Giving Day.

Canine Companions for Independence: Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs, free of charge and offers ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. Supported solely by charitable donations, we can continue to provide Service dogs to assist adults including veterans with physical disabilities; Skilled Companions to enhance independence for children with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities; Facility dogs to work with trained therapists, special education and other professionals who work with individuals with disabilities.
Click here to donate to Canine Companions for Independence through North Texas Giving Day.

 

These are just some of the few wonderful charities operating in North Texas. If you want to see a comprehensive list, please visit: https://northtexasgivingday.org/

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