What gives?

Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits

Say happy birthday …

… to the North Texas Food Bank. The food bank celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. The food bank’s website, ntfb.org, offers several ways for anyone to raise money for food to support the 48 million households estimated to be living with food insecurity in North Texas. The website allows users to hold virtual food drives and offers “Thirty ways to $30,” ideas for saving enough to donate the equivalent of 90 meals to the food bank.

Buy tickets for Cirque du Soleil Kooza …

… through Promise House, and 100 percent of the $125 ticket price goes to the nonprofit, which supports homeless and at-risk teens. The show is at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at 500 Memorial in downtown. Tickets are available at promisehouse.org.

Party at Four Corners Brewery …

… and support public art projects in West Dallas. The brewery opens on Singleton this month, and it is the site of a Sept. 22 fundraiser for Spare Parts, the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group’s public art project. Tickets cost $35. fortworthavenue.org

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 |2012-08-24T15:44:50-05:00August 24th, 2012|All Magazine Articles, Art, Dining, Launch, Nonprofits and Volunteers, Restaurants|Comments Off on What gives?

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