Philanthropy

Alex Perry & Alexis Smith Step Up to the Plate, Helping Kids

By Candy Evans / March 24, 2020 / 1 Comment

Allie Beth Allman’s Alex Perry and Alexis Smith say they have been devastated watching the spread of COVID-19, novel coronavirus, in their community and across the country. Not only was the power real estate agent concerned for the well-being of many friends in the local restaurant industry, they worried, too, for the children who benefit […]

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Local Law Firm Donates $50,000 To Build Food Pantry at Medrano Elementary

By Candy's Dirt / September 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Medrano

From staff reports A local attorney whose offices are only two blocks away from Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary School donated $50,000 to build a food pantry there, Dallas ISD announced last week. Todd Tracy, the head attorney at the Tracy Law Firm, wanted to do something for young residents of this neighborhood. He contacted Principal […]

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Geneva Heights PTA Seeks Contributions for Uniform Drive

By Candy's Dirt / June 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Geneva Heights

By Special Contributor Our children have so many thoughts blazing through their little minds from day to day. Insecurities about their school clothes should not be one of them.  With that in mind, the Geneva Heights PTA is working with Interfaith Family Services to provide school uniforms for all of the children who come through […]

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Big Thought Has Big Impact On Opportunity Gap

By Bethany Erickson / January 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

We’ve talked about it before — where you live in Dallas can impact and shape the kinds of opportunities you get — or even if you get many of them to begin with. One local organization has been working decades to help close the opportunity gap — through programs that encourage children to use their […]

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Fossil’s Works of HeART Auction To Benefit Big Thought

By Bethany Erickson / January 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have some empty walls and empty shelves you need to fill? Fossil Group will host its seventh annual Works of HeART auction and fundraiser next week, and the money from that piece of art you could pick up there will go to benefit Big Thought, a nonprofit organization working to close the opportunity gap. The […]

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Dallas Son Unites GiveBack Homes to The Referral Exchange to Give Back

By Candy Evans / July 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

You have heard me talk about Blake Andrews here before, many many times. And I think you have heard me talk about The Referral Exchange. Blake is the son of Lana and Barry Andrews, and the brother of Natalie Andrews McGuire. Dallas born and raised, Blake lives on the west coast but spends a lot of […]

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