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Como Lions Heart
Como Lions Heart will strengthen families, youth and seniors through community based programs.
vickery meadow youth development foundation
The mission of the Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation is to provide a continuum of services from preschool through college to the children of the Vickery Meadow neighborhood which will enable them to learn, grow, and develop to their fullest potential.
North Texas Performing Arts
North Texas Performing Arts is the nation's largest producing theatre dedicated to the development of youth through quality performing arts education and family entertainment. Founded as Plano Children's Theatre in 1991 by Sara Egelston Akers, our vision is to make our programs available and accessible to all North Texas residents in Plano, Fairview, Frisco, and Dallas. Through the NTPA rehearsal and performance process, our students build essential life skills. We call those our Ten Characters: 1. Responsibility: Be accountable for your actions, for delivering on your commitments, and be willing to admit it when things go badly. 2. Confidence: Believe in yourself and your abilities. Know you have a gift to share. 3. Integrity: Be honest and demonstrate strong moral principles. 4. Discipline: Stay focused on what you are trying to accomplish, and show obedience to those trying to instruct and guide. 5. Gratitude: Demonstrate gratefulness for all that has been given you by your parents, teachers, and mentors. 6. Positive Attitude: Be positive about a wonderful future. 7. Leadership: Be a role model for others on and off the stage. 8. Respect: Show respect for others and their gifts. Respect for teachers, parents, and one another, and celebrate our differences. 9. Teamwork: Be a team player. Everyone has a key role to play, and every role, large and small is critical to the team's success. 10. Love one another: Show kindness and patience, and be inclusive and accepting of others. Our scope of programs includes: after school and summer classes for youth, ages 5-18, major productions featuring the best of Broadway musicals and non musicals, STARters arts programs for newborns to 5 years old, Starcatchers therapeutic arts program for youth and adults with special needs, Page to Stage professional daytime performances for schools, NTPA Repertory, NTPA Academy for home school children who have a passion for the performing arts or a desire for a career in the performing arts, private performing arts lessons, technical theatre, and free community art reach. Our youth productions are cast based on talent and previous performing history and not on ethnicity, race, creed, height or appearance.
Video Association of Dallas
The mission of the Dallas VideoFest is to promote an understanding of video as a creative medium and cultural force in our society and to support and advance the work of Texas artists working in video and the electronic arts. Dallas VideoFest is a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated on April 25, 1989, under Video Association of Dallas. It began in 1986 as a weekend event, "Video As A Creative Medium," presented at the Dallas Museum of Art by independent curators Barton Weiss and John Held.
Msomi Academy for Girls
Provide student-centered educational programs for young girls to become empowered and resourceful leaders who contribute to an improved quality of life for themselves and their communities.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history.
Inspiring mobility and independence to children and adults.
The mission of Impossible Possibilities is "to inspire students through education" by using creative literacy programs to assist the learning process, and by providing college scholarships to support higher education.
Per Scholas' mission is to open doors to technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. We envision a future where individuals from any community can access well-paying career positions, and where talent is recognized and recruited from many diverse sources.
Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church
To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by being Christ-centered, community focused and by changing lives.
WhenWeLove works to ease the stress caused by poverty; we serve no-income, low-income and homeless individuals and families and walk with them through the process of regaining their dignity, value and worth as they learn new life skills that lead to self-sufficiency. Through individual assessments, relational case management and group mentoring we offer every person we serve the opportunity for self-improvement and life transformation.
Metroplex Women's Clinic
The Metroplex Women's Clinics are a faith-based, medical non-profit, serving those facing pregnancy-related and sexual health issues by offering physical, emotional and spiritual support, and empowering them to make healthy and life-affirming decisions. No woman leaves our free pregnancy clinic without the help she needs to make an informed choice.
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Alumni Association of Fort Worth
Our mission is to give back in a major way to a community that has given so much to many. We endeavor to provide support for all of the six schools in the pyramid. We assist with school supplies, sponsor Teachers Appreciation events, participate in mentoring programs, sponsor events, and campus beautification projects, as well as community outreach.
Emily's Smile Boxes
Our organization makes boxes full of toys and activities for patients and their siblings during hospital visits. We dedicate our time to make these boxes with volunteers and, teach children that community service can be fun and that one kid can make a difference! Emily speaks to local elementary schools about starting her non profit at the age of ten years old and the importance of giving back.
Our mission is to feed, educate, and serve our community so they may "…taste and see the Lord is good." Psalm 34:8. We believe everyone should have access to healthy nutritional food. Our vision is to see our community be the solution to the challenges our community faces as it relates to hunger. During the COVID-19 health crisis we have maintained our mission and continued to employ our staff solely through the financial support of individuals in our community.