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DALLAS FATHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS LUNCHEON, INC.
The Father of the Year Awards' mission is simple. Honor fathers and raise funds for charities benefiting children and families. The Father of the Year Awards is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization governed by a volunteer committee comprised of business leaders from various professions throughout the Metroplex. Its mission is to honor fathers who exemplify fatherhood values in their own homes and who are leaders in the community. In addition, we raise funds for local charities and scholarships benefiting children in the Metroplex. Each contribution we receive makes a difference in local children's lives of tomorrow.
The Unique Friends Foundation
Our mission is to ENCOURAGE and EMPOWER individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities to compete for their place in society through employment or volunteering. It is also to EXPOSE the local communities to the challenges of our Unique Friends & EDUCATE employers to their untapped potential.
Rockwall PAWS is a 501 (c) (3) organization that prevents the euthanasia of homeless and unwanted animals by providing treatment for Heartworm Positive dogs from the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center. Prior to Rockwall PAWS, January 2010, ALL shelter dogs that tested Heartworm Positive were euthanized. We have helped over 400 dogs become adoptable through Heartworm treatment. We encourage and provide education for Heartworm Prevention, and we promote Spay/Neuter.
Alliance of Elite Youth Leadership
The mission of A.E.Y.L. is dedicated to the development of diverse youth; within low-to-moderate geographic areas through personal guidance, academic triumph and community service: to cultivate the perspective of life and the importance of a stable community.
The Mission of Echo Theatre is to produce the works of women playwrights to bridge the gender gap that persists in live theatre.
Frontline Crisis Response Solutions
Our Mission is to be a trusted community partner that provides hope and healing to the people of our community in times of crisis, contributing to a safe, healthy and happy community life
St. Mary's Catholic School
St. Mary's Catholic School is dedicated to academic excellence and inspiring a faith-filled community of lifelong learners and compassionate leaders. We commit to teaching Catholic values and to following Jesus through meaningful service, prayer and love.
Brother Bill's Helping Hand
Brother Bill's Helping Hand - Enriching the lives of men, women, and children in West Dallas by empowering through learning, encouraging through relationships, and ensuring the essentials of life.
Annie's Therapeutic Companions
Annie's Therapeutic Companions goal is to bring hope of life, encouragement, comfort, peace and joy to each individual, no matter the setting. We strive to make a positive impact on the individual's physical, cognitive, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Our volunteer animal therapy teams serve and motivate individuals in their therapy or learning environments and bridge communication gaps with the medical staff, teachers or other providers.
HUB Young Life
Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.
Northeast Tarrant County A&M Club
Each Year the Northeast Tarrant County A&M Club provides multiple scholarships to graduating seniors in North Texas who plan on attending Texas A&M University. Scholarships awarded are based on academic performance, extracurricular involvement, community service, and leadership contributions. Scholarships are presented each year at our annual Aggie Muster Ceremony. Over the past eight years the Northeast Tarrant County A&M Club has awarded over $27,000 in scholarships. Please consider donating or become a Scholarship Sponsor by donating directly through the web site at www.netcaggies.com. Your donations directly contribute to our scholarship fund and will be helping local North Texas Teens. Participating businesses and donors will be honored on our website, in newsletters, and on social media. This is a wonderful way to promote your business, honor someone special, or remember a loved one, all while supporting your local community.
Huntington's Disease Society of America
To improve the lives of everyone affected by Huntington's Disease.
The Thanks-Giving Foundation
Overview • We are The Thanks-Giving Foundation, and our founders have imagined and constructed Thanks-Giving Square in the heart of downtown Dallas, the architecturally significant and spiritually important soul of the community. Anchored in The Square, we (TTGF) make North Texas a better place to live, work and play by educating, inspiring and moving its people towards becoming the City of Thanks-Giving. We are advocates and facilitators of personal transformation by means of individuals embracing gratitude, virtue and goodwill. Those transformed people form our transformed community. Beliefs and Purpose • We BELIEVE, that by increasing the presence of GRATITUDE in people's daily lives, we can promote understanding and create a common ground for harmony. A harmony that resonates on multiple dimensions including being at harmony with others, with our community, and with ourselves. Gratitude can guide us to that place of harmony • We BELIEVE that an individual that strives to live a life of VIRTUE will find happiness and contentment in their virtuous journey. Furthermore, virtuous people will necessarily advocate for public and civic virtue within the body politic, and will consequently improve the communities in which they live. Living within this framework, citizens will willingly exercise reasoned self-restraint, compassion, and decency, will find political compromise, and will set aside private interest for the good of society. • We BELIEVE that people of differences that reason together in a spirit of GOODWILL will resolve to a reasonable compromise. Goodwill is the basic component of "good people"…those with clean motives, and those who possess a lack of prejudice, cruelty and viciousness. Our neighbors and neighborhoods prosper in the presence of people of goodwill. • Our PURPOSE (MISSION) is to bring together diverse people on the common ground of gratitude.
BridgeBuilders restores relationships under the banner of Christ by engaging, equipping, and empowering individuals, families, and communities in South Dallas.
First Refuge Ministries
First Refuge Ministries believes that every person has worth and value because they are created by God. We aim to honor God and bring Him glory by reaching out to our under-served neighbors with an open door, healing hands and a generous heart prepared to serve, love and encourage others no matter who they are. Our goal is to minister to the entire person, including physical, emotional and spiritual needs, by offering essential services to those in our community.