What gives

Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits


Support the arts
The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts celebrates the 100th anniversary of Turner House this year. Become a fine arts society member and enjoy discounts and invitations to exclusive events. Individual memberships start at $35. 401 N. Rosemont, 214.946.1670


Support women’s health
Methodist hospital and pastor Sheron Patterson are working together to provide free mammograms to women in certain Dallas zip codes. Patterson, who is a breast cancer survivor, launched her “Year of Living and Giving” campaign last month. She estimates it will cost about $200,000 to provide the free medical exams. To donate, visit drsheron.com or methodisthealthsystem.org.


Support the performing arts
The nonprofit Bishop Arts Theater Center presents a lecture from “dance divas” Silvia Lozano and Peggy Baker at 7 p.m. June 28. Baker teaches dance at schools including Juilliard and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Lozano founded Ballet Folclorico Nacional de Mexico Aztlan in 1966. Bishop Arts Theater Center, 215 S. Tyler, 214.948.0716, $15


Know of ways that neighbors can spend time, attend an event, or purchase or donate something to benefit a neighborhood nonprofit? Email your suggestion to launch@advocatemag.com.

By |2012-05-24T12:05:25-05:00May 24th, 2012|All Magazine Articles, Art, Health and Fitness, Launch, Nonprofits and Volunteers|Comments Off on What gives

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