Good Deeds & Awards

Love Knows No Boundaries

Norm Bagwell is “making the most of a second chance” after a kidney transplant.  The donor?  His wife Robin. By Alicia Wanek There’s a popular song from the 90’s that says, “I would do anything for love…” Sometimes, that resolve

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Cycling for Awareness, Research and a Cure

by Deb Silverthorn The sixth Wheel to Survive, put on by Be The Difference Foundation (BTDF), returns from 9am to 3pm on February 18 to the Aaron Family JCC. The four ovarian cancer survivors who created the foundation are the

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Texas Legends Care

Giving A Little TLC Through Basketball By Alicia Wanek Sports can bring people together.  As an athlete or a fan, being part of the game is an exciting way to enjoy your free time.  If you’ve ever attended a Texas

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Portrait of Giving

The Turco Family By Alicia Wanek Playing professional sports takes extreme dedication.  Former Dallas Stars goalie, Marty Turco, has been described as “the smartest goalie in the National Hockey League,” but his dedication to hockey is nothing compared to his

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The Gift of Giving: Make Charity a Family Affair

My father was a leader by example.  He wasn’t always vocal about teaching us the value of service, but he showed it often in small ways.  I distinctly remember being on a road trip as a child when our family

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From Persistence to Patients

    Accomplished physician proves that brains triumph over bigotry BY KARYN BRODSKY How would it feel to be incredibly intelligent and dedicated, yet delegitimized by peers as a young person, simply because of the color of one’s skin? Just

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Southwest Jewish Congress To Honor 14 Outstanding Women, Men and Young Adults

  Be Inspired. Take Action. Embrace the future. Come celebrate the 14 outstanding women, men and young adults being honored at the 2017 Texas Sized Event presented by the Southwest Jewish Congress. The event features the Audrey Kaplan Inspiring Women of the

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AWARE Announces 2017-2018 Grant Recipients

  Mark your calendars for Friday, April 13, 2018 for the annual gala AWARE Affair Celebrate the Moments AWARE president Venise Stuart has announced the grant recipients for the 2017 – 2018 year. Applications were submitted from nonprofit organizations located in Dallas

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Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities, Dallas ISD and JCPenney Host Back to School Shopping Experience for Thousands of Underserved Kids in Dallas

  August 10, 2017 (Dallas, TX) — On Wednesday, August 7, 2017, Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities, in partnership with Dallas Independent School District and title sponsor JCPenney, provided 3,000 new school uniforms valued at $150,000 to students from seven

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