One of Crossroads’ primary goals is to ensure that all people in Dallas County have ready access to nourishing foods. Crossroads’ second primary goal is to provide life skills education that can help clients accomplish goals that are important to them. Crossroads provides clothing to in-house pantry clients as well as clients from The Stewpot. Crossroads partners with educational and medical institutions in Dallas County in order to seek more holistic solutions to deeply entrenched social and economic problems.
From feeding seniors who are homebound and hungry, to helping a terminally ill patient and their family deal with life’s final journey – VNA is there. For more than 80 years, VNA has responded to evolving community health needs with innovative client and patient services. The VNA prepares and distributes over 4,000 hot meals to Dallas County senior residents Monday through Friday.
Readers 2 Leaders goal is to develop and grow the reading skills of children, age 3-10, in West Dallas. Programs include Reading Buddies, After-School Tutors and Saturday Storytime.
Please join us at the Texins Activity Center to board a Senior Source bus at 8:30 am. Please register your attendance by logging onto TIAlumni.org and click on the event’s name from the “Calendar” tab then fill out your registration information. We need all to register in order to have sufficient transportation for all.
The 9/11 Heroes Run activates and unites communities to honor the sacrifices of those heroes from September 11th and the wars since, to include veterans, active duty, first responder, and families of the fallen. The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K +1M fun run/walk welcomes runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages, volunteers, friends, and family. Race proceeds are used to directly support the Travis Manion Foundation's mission to empower our nation's veterans and families of our fallen heroes to develop character in future generations in order to strengthen Communities.
February 22, 2018 – Dallas County Medical Reserve Corps; Packet Stuffing
The TIAA Community Involvement team is offering two events to be held simultaneously at The Senior Source facility located at 3910 Harry Hines Blvd. on Thursday, February 22, 2018. You may choose whichever event that appeals to you the most.
The mission of Metrocrest Services is to provide programs for individuals, families and seniors that lead to self-sufficiency and foster independence.
These core values guide their day-to-day operations and long-term plans:
The SMU Dedman School of Law provides the “NITA Trial Program Dallas” seminar during June of each year for practicing lawyers across the Nation. This seminar allows lawyers the opportunity to practice court presentation skills in front of volunteers who serve as jury members.
Network of Community Ministries is based in Richardson and has a service area encompassing fourteen zip codes in Dallas County, with over 70% of those served coming from Lake Highlands and Garland. Network Ministries is a non-denominational, community-based organization and provides emergency services, dental services to adolescents and children and services for seniors.
Have you ever changed a person’s life in a single day? The Texas Ramp Project does it hundreds of times a year! They build wheelchair ramps for disabled or elderly people who can’t afford to buy one. In a few hours in a morning, they give these folks the freedom to leave their home again—the home where they want to remain but whose steps have imprisoned them.
The CitySquare Food Pantry provides food to thousands of low-income working families in Dallas each year and serves as an oasis of healthy food in the South Dallas food desert. CitySquare also fights childhood hunger through our afterschool and summer meal programs. Our summer meal program, Food on the Move, fights childhood hunger statewide by deploying CitySquare AmeriCorps members to deliver meals and provide enrichment activities to thousands of children residing in apartment communities.