What gives? May 2013

Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits


Sip cocktails and have a nosh…

…at the Trinity River Audubon Center’s fundraiser, Scissor-tails & Cocktails, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Bolsa Mercado is providing hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, and the evening includes live music, stargazing, a campfire and sunset tours. Tickets start at $75 each, and proceeds benefit the Audubon center, 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, 214.398.8722, trinityriver.audubon.org.

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Join the Supper Club…

…at Oak Cliff-based AIDS Services of Dallas. Volunteers provide home-cooked meals about once a month to ASD residents, providing food and fellowship to men and women who have little time for social interaction. AIDS Services of Dallas, 214.941.0523, aidsdallas.org.


Eat breakfast…

…and “unlock the dream” with Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. The nonprofit’s annual Unlock the Dream Breakfast fundraiser is from 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Belo Mansion. This complimentary breakfast encourages community members to donate, volunteer or otherwise make a difference for Habitat for Humanity’s mission of making homeownership a reality for low-income neighbors. Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, 2800 N. Hampton, 214.678.2300, dallasareahabitat.org, RSVP to rcarey@dallas-habitat.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.

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