Plugged In To DFW
Are you prepared for and ready to respond to a potential emergency like a natural disasters or terrorist attacks?
Kristin Kaufman is a professional certified coach and author of “Is This Seat Taken?: It’s Never Too Late to Find the Right Seat.” She shares inspirational stories of individuals who have found fulfilling careers late in life and encourages the reader to ask themselves “what is my purpose?” in order to find success.
The vision of Girls Inc. is to enable girls, ages 6-18, to become strong, smart and bold, and graduate from high school equipped for success with personal effectiveness, academic and career planning competencies. Click here for more information.
National Pet Month is a celebration of the benefits that pets bring to people’s lives. Adoption is one of the most compassionate and loving things you can do for an animal.
Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Cafe Momentum is both a working restaurant and program that teaches critical skills to at-risk youth that the Dallas County Juvenile Justice Department deems highest risk for incarceration. The five-part program teaches youth released from detention centers the life skills needed to build positive futures.
The Dallas International Film Festival celebrates its ninth year by bringing to Dallas quality independent films from around the world and by promoting Dallas’ own local filmmakers on an international stage. The festival runs April 9-19. Click here for a list of screenings and to buy tickets.
Each year, more than 4 million people in over 20 countries raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer through the Relay For Life movement. The money raised benefits the American Cancer Society, which supports cancer research and provides support and programs for those living with cancer. Click here for a list of Relay For Life events in your neighborhood.
Each day, 46 children are diagnosed with cancer in America. Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer makes a difference in the lives of the children and families affected by pediatric cancer by supporting key research initiatives in search of better treatments and a cure, and will provide hope and support to them through the WOKC Ambassador Families and Buddy Bag programs.
Edible Dallas & Fort Worth is a community-based publication that celebrates local and fresh foods in Dallas, Fort Worth and North Texas, season by season.
Mosaic Family Services serves all survivors of human trafficking regardless of immigration status, including minors, adults, foreign nationals and domestic survivors.
A N11 number is a three-digit abbreviated dialing telephone number within the North American Numbering Plan which allows access to specific local services.