Plugged In To DFW
The mompreneur is the woman who makes the work-life balance a priority and juggles both the role of mother and entrepreneur with grace and success.
The Texas offices of the Arthritis Foundation work to improve the lives of the 3.9 million adults and 25,000 children across our state who struggle with Arthritis every day.
The Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas bridges the gap between public, private and not-for-profit organizations to assist veterans and their families reintegrate back into civilian life. VCNCT helps veterans through four initiatives: employment, mental health, housing and education. Click here for more information.
Epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder after stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. It affects 3 million Americans of all ages and approximately 200,000 new cases of seizures and epilepsy occur each year. One in every 10 Americans will experience a seizure at some point in their lives and 3 percent will eventually develop epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation Texas leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.
The Parenting Center was built on the core belief that empowering families with the necessary knowledge and skills can lead them to develop and maintain healthy lives. The Parenting Center dedicates itself to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and is a leader in the field of parenting education and skills based training. They offer counseling, parenting and family life education, and help for families in transition through empowerment and education.
Founded in 1984, the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference for the benefit of all humanity. The 2014 Hope for Humanity Award Dinner honoring Stan Rabin will be held on Thursday, October 30 at the Fairmont Hotel in the Regency Ballroom. Click here for more information.
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Since their founding over four decades ago, CCFA has remained at the forefront of research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Click here for more information about getting involved in the many events happening this fall.
Texas Trees Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating healthy communities through tree planting, education, outreach and advocacy. Tree North Texas is the regional urban forestry initiative for North Texas. This initiative will be the largest tree planting initiative in the nation, with a plan to plant 3 million trees in North Texas during the next 10 years. Click here to learn more and register your tree.
Zig Ziglar was an author, salesman and world renowned motivational speaker. For five decades, he traveled the world carrying his message of optimism and motivation to businesses, corporations and thousands of people flocking to his uplifting arena-sized presentations. Two years after his death, Ziglar Inc. is once again bringing The Ziglar Experience to the community via Ziglar Legacy Certified Trainers. The Seminar: Building the Best You in 7 Keys is September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Email email@example.com or click here to sign up.
The mission of the Family Place is to empower 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 the Dallas area’s leading organization delivering proven programs that address emotional and physical abuse and incest. The Family Place provides free, comprehensive services that prevent violence and fully support women, children and men on their path from fear to safety.
Fit and Faithful Living has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for individuals who experience health issues due to but not limited to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, kidney disease and other ailments resulting from obesity. Their mission is to engage, educate and empower individuals in our communities to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activities, good nutrition and the pursuit of mental balance. Check out the 3rd Annual Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at SMU. Click here for more information.
MDA is the world’s leading nonprofit health organization sponsoring research seeking the causes of and effective treatments for neuromuscular diseases. MDA research grants currently are supporting more than 250 projects worldwide. Click here for more information.