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  • Texas Women’s Foundation raises $1.4M as it aims to help lower-income families December 9, 2020 Via: WFAA The Resilience Fund was created to help lower-income women and their families by assisting with childcare, housing stability, and health services. The Texas Women's Foundation is asking the community to donate to its Resilience Fund this holiday season, in an effort to help lower-income women and their families. The fund was created in April to… Read More
  • MySweetWishList: Texas Women’s Foundation December 4, 2020 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean According to Texas Women’s Foundation Board Chair Shonn Brown, “Did you know that half of all child care centers across Texas are permanently or temporarily closed, impacting low-income working moms, especially women of color? “To help meet the needs of low-income working women for child care and other critical resources, Texas… Read More
  • Giving circles do the heavy lifting for individuals and companies that want to maximize their impact November 30, 2020 Via: FWD DFW By: Allison Hatfield “The need is so great. It is major great,” says Verna Jones, co-founder and CEO of Under 1 Roof, which provides permanent supportive housing and other services to homeless and low-income families and individuals in Dallas and Collin counties. In this FWD>DFW segment, which first aired on Facebook Live, host Ron… Read More
  • The Village Giving Circle Presents A Quarter Of A Million Dollars To 15 Area Nonprofits Impacting African Americans November 10, 2020 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean Thanks to The Village Giving Circle, there are 15 nonprofits that did a heck of a lot better than the Dallas Cowboys Sunday. Via an online presentation, The Village Giving Circle presented a quarter of a million dollars to the organizations. According to The Village Giving Circle Co-Chair/co-founding officer Lisa… Read More
  • Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Distributes $202,000 in Grants October 21, 2020 DALLAS, October 21, 2020 – Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation held a virtual Grantee Celebration on October 16 featuring its members, its grantees and a special dance performance. The Giving Circle celebrated its sixth year by distributing $202,000 in grants to 13 nonprofit organizations that serve the North Texas Asian community. Orchid Giving… Read More
  • JUST IN: Texas Women’s Foundation’s Virtual 35th Annual Luncheon Nets A For-Real $800,000 October 15, 2020 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean The naysayers may pooh-pooh virtual events during these times, but the Texas Women’s Foundation has the moolah to prove otherwise. Thanks to their virtual 35th Annual Luncheon presented by Toyota on Tuesday September 29, they were able to net … not just raise, but net … $800,000 for… Read More
  • 5 Takeaways from Texas Women’s Foundation 35th Annual Luncheon with America Ferrera October 8, 2020 Via: Local Profile By: Alexandra Cronin Texas Women’s Foundation is a leading driver of meaningful social and economic change for women, girls, and families in Texas. Over the past 34 years, they have awarded $46.6 million in grants. The foundation is one of the largest women’s funds in the world, and on Tuesday, they hosted… Read More
  • Actress America Ferrera speaks at Texas Women Foundation’s 35th annual luncheon October 8, 2020 Via: The Advocate Magazine By: Marissa Alvarado Award-winning actress, director and producer America Ferrera spoke with members of Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) at their annual luncheon. The conversation was moderated by Laysha Ward, Executive Vice President and Chief External Engagement Officer for Target. As the principal fundraiser for TXWF, the luncheon raised more than $926,000.… Read More
  • Could Empowering Girls Transform the World? September 22, 2020 Via: KCET By: Elizabeth Aquino Around the globe, the transformational power of supporting women and girls is becoming more prevalent in our societies. According to research, educating girls at least up to age 14 leads to later marriages, smaller families and higher incomes that are then reinvested into the health and education of those families… Read More
  • Non Profits Confront COVID 19: Will They Survive? September 14, 2020 Via: McCuistion TV - KERA Roslyn Dawson Thompson and Froswa Booker-Drew are interviewed on The McCuistion Show. Click image below to watch. Read More

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