North Texas Giving Day is Sept. 17. It’s the day when the generous are asked to give to a local nonprofits. This year, as much as $2 million in bonuses and prizes also is available.
The day of giving resulted in 75,000 donations totaling $26.3 million last year.
Almost 30 (by our count) Oak Cliff-related nonprofits are included in the list of 2,100 approved nonprofits. Whether choosing a neighborhood nonprofit or something else that strikes you, please consider giving as little as $25 online.
Here are some of the Oak Cliff nonprofits:
29 Pieces, whose Jefferson Boulevard-based Piece 24 project we profiled recently.
AIDS Arms Inc.
AIDS Services of Dallas
Big Fix for Big D
Big Thought, which provides educational programming to neighborhood libraries.
Bishop Dunne Catholic School
Building Community Workshop, which has staged urban renewal projects in Oak Cliff.
Greater Dallas Habitat for Humanity
The Dallas Zoo
Education is Freedom, which serves neighborhood high schools, helping students apply for college admission and scholarships.
Methodist Health System
The North Texas Food Bank
The Oak Cliff Foundation, which owns the Texas Theatre building.
Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Academy
Saint Elizabeth Catholic School
TeCo Theatrical Productions
The Kessler School
The Well Community
Trinity River Audubon Center
Tyler Street Christian Academy