Hope’s Door is an organization in Collin County specializing in comprehensive intervention and prevention services for all members of a family affected by domestic violence – from victim to abuser. Hope’s Door was established in 1986 as a crisis hotline. Clients were housed in local hotels until the opening of a 21-bed emergency shelter in 1989. Since then, services have expanded to include transitional housing, counseling for adults and children, legal advocacy and services for abusers.
Annually, Hope’s Door responds to over 1,900 crisis hotline calls, shelters more than 400 women and children, houses over 50 families in transitional housing and provides counseling and legal advocacy to more than 1,300 survivors.
The Cattle Baronâ€™s Ball relies on the spirit and generosity of the Metroplex to fund the fight against cancer. Since 1974, we’ve raised nearly $60 million for cancer research, the majority of which is conducted right here in DFW. True to Texasâ€™ history of rising to the challenge, we’ve become the worldâ€™s largest single-night fundraiser for theÂ American Cancer Society.
SMID believes the lessons a child learns while at the school become the basis for successful adulthood. The positive reinforcement a child receives helps build a strong sense of self-worth and accomplishment. The discipline involved in successful music study helps the student learn to balance a variety of activities and responsibilities.
The Lamplighter School is an independent, co-educational day school for students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. Lamplighter offers a warm and supportive environment which inspires interest, enthusiasm, and self confidence while pursuing academic excellence.
The Festival was first held in Dallas in 1956 and having celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006, the Greek Food Festival has grown into an event of national importance, featuring the best of Greek dinners, homemade pastries, wines, Greek music and dances. In addition to this, the spectators have a chance to learn more of Greek history and culture and enjoy cooking demonstrations from Dallas chefs.
Like the majority of Greek festivals, which are organized by theÂ Greek Orthodox Church, recognized as the center of cultural activities of the Greek community, Greek Food Festival of Dallas is also organized by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.
The Dallas Regional Chamber is the areaâ€™s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Dallas region will become the most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live and work—in the United States. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses which represent all facets of the North Texas business community.
The mission of “Cinco de Mayo” Multicultural Festival is to celebrate diversity and gain a greater awareness of the cultural and historical treasures within our city of Irving while making our Festival enjoyable through educational and information, as well as music, dance and food.
“Cinco de Mayo” in Irving supports DCET’s Literacy programs and high school senior students with scholarships toward college!
The United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives by providingÂ health care and immunizations,clean water and sanitation,Â nutrition,Â education,Â emergency reliefÂ and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEFâ€™s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States.
Brought to you by the Community NETwork African American Telecommunications Professionals D/DF Chapter, the Taking Cancer out 5KÂ is a health awareness fundraising event toÂ encourage pre-screening and living a healthy life-style.