Peace, Hope & Butterflies Family Festival Raises Funding for Children’s Cancer Research – June 1

By autumnreo

Join the Miracle Players Foundation on June 1 for the unforgettable release of more than 500 butterflies by Dallas-area childhood cancer "warriors" at the Peace, Hope & Butterflies Family Fun and Music Festival.  The third-annual event features terrific music from up-and-coming Dallas bands an... Read More

Take Heart: Free Screenings and Forum Helps Detect Teen Heart Defects, Feb. 15

By autumnreo

As the mother of a child with a congenital heart defect, I’m a strong supporter of educating the public about the #1 birth defect. However, unlike my child, many times those defects aren’t detected until it’s too late. Plano-based Living for Zachary is a non-profit organization with a miss... Read More

Enjoy Super Soups with Empty Bowls 2013

By autumnreo

One of my favorite annual charity events in Dallas and Fort Worth is Empty Bowls! The unique event is a fantastic fundraiser for each area's food banks, North Texas Food Bank in Dallas and Tarrant Area Food Bank in Fort Worth. With admission, patrons are invited enjoy any of the soups, breads and de... Read More

Give a FREE Lego Toy to Toys for Tots

By Wendy

It could not be any easier to donate a toy to Toys for Tots right now.  Send a free virtual Lego Star Wars holiday greeting card to friends and family and Lego Systems will donate one new Lego toy to the Marine's Toys for Tots program, up to 1 million toys.  My kids had fun picking out a card ... Read More

Tis The Season For Giving

By stephaniecrespin

The economy is hitting many families pretty hard.  I, like many other people, lost my job in May.  Money is tight and Christmas gifts won't be as abundant at our house this year.  Even though we are feeling the burden of only one income, there are many families out there that have it worse than u... Read More

Find Your Local Charity Supporting Business

By Jen Price

As someone who is heavily involved in charity work, I am always delighted (yes, delighted) to hear of businesses who provide opportunities to support charities.  There is such a blessing that comes from giving to help others. As my church was recently raising money for an outreach to S. Africa, ... Read More

Congratulations, Dallas-Fort Worth Breast Cancer 3-Day Walkers!

By rcooksey

A big congratulations to all the walkers who have successfully completed the DFW Breast Cancer 3-Day!  To EVERYONE who participated as a walker, a volunteer crew member, an organizer, or other participant -- YOU ROCK!!  In fact, we don't know exactly how many Moms walked in... Read More