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Community Involvement

Family Place

The Family Place empowers victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence.  The Family Place is a nonprofit agency that helps families hurt by domestic violence. All services are provided free of charge, with exception of Supervised Child Visitation and the Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP).

Crossroads Community Services

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.

Visiting Nurse Association (Meals on Wheels)

1440 W. Mockingbird, Dallas, TX

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.

CitySquare Opportunity Center DATE CHANGE!

1610 S Malcolm X Blvd.  Dallas, Tx

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.

Heroes Run Pre-Event Tasks (for 9/11)

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 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.

Medical Reserve Corps

The Dallas County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) provides supplemental support to a variety of local public health initiatives such as school, civic, and faith-based sponsored health fairs, back-up support of immunization clinics and vaccination campaigns, epidemiology staff support during disease outbreaks, and community-wide public health education campaigns. They recruit and train local volunteers to supplement medical response to local disasters and other public health emergencies.

Readers 2 Leaders

2223 Singleton Blvd. Suite 140, Dallas, TX 75212

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. 

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