DSF News

2022 Grants

DSF awarded $90,000 in grants to our partner agencies in December!

DSF awarded Hope's Door a check to help fund transportation needs for their clients at our December meeting
DSF presented Hope's Door with a grant check at our December Meeting

Organization

Project

Grant Amount

Notes

Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center

Crimes Against Children Conference Scholarships / Holiday Bags

 $8,700.00

12 CACC Scholarships; Holiday Bags

Ebby House

Personal Counseling

 $12,500.00

Weekly counseling for 2 residents for 1 year

Family Place

Transportation of Clients

 $20,000.00

Bus passes or Lyft services to transport clients to the shelter, to medical appointments, court appearances, etc.

Hope’s Door

Project Safe Home

 $13,800.00

138 hotel nights for emergencies and to fill gaps for shelter nights

Juliette Fowler Communities

Music Therapy Program

 $15,000.00

Augment budget to provide 4 hours of
music therapy for residents each week

Network of Community Ministries

Clear Door Refrigerator

 $10,000.00

Replacing steel door refrigerators for a more “regular” & dignified grocery shopping experience for neighbors.

Ronald McDonald House Dallas

Kitchen/Household Items

 $10,000.00

New kitchen equipment to replace/replenish current equipment in the commercial kitchen

TOTAL

 

 $90,000.00

 
Winner!! Swoozie’s sponsored a raffle at our Progressive Shopping Experience fundraiser Oct. 12
Winner!! Swoozie’s sponsored a raffle at our Progressive Shopping Experience fundraiser Oct. 12
DSF Board Members wore purple on Purple Thursday to support Hope's Door in the fight against domestic violence.s Door
DSF Board Members wore purple on Purple Thursday to support Hope's Door and the fight against domestic violence.
Progressive Shopping Experience - October 12, 2022

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Magnificent May Service Funds Give Away!!!

DSF awards $25,000 in grants to our partner agencies in May 2022

This recommendation was approved by our membership at the May 5 General Meeting. At the May 19 Executive Board Meeting, the following disbursements were approved and distributed to each Agency last week.

DCAC
$3,500 for Bundles of Hope. These include: Birthday Kits, Clean Start Kits, Mother’s Day Baskets, Toiletries, and Father’s Day Baskets.

EBBY HOUSE
$4,000 for a new washer and dryer .

FAMILY PLACE
$4,000 to support the Sally’s House Children’s Garden, providing spring and summer planting and seating.

HOPE’S DOOR
$3,500 for transportation costs for clients to get to the shelter from police stations, appointments for medical and court appearances and to search for housing.

JULIETTE FOWLER
$3,000 for a new ice cream cart providing ice cream socials and treats.

NETWORK
$3,000 funding for costs Senior Thursdays, which include activities and a lunch.

RMH
$4,000 towards a Hospitality Cart. Carts provide snacks, coffee, toiletry items, blankets, toys, coloring books and crayons for families at the hospital. The new cart will have the DSF name and logo on it.

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Fall Luncheon and Fundraiser - October 26, 2021

"Imagine the Possibilities"

Congratulations!!!

North Texas Giving Day - September 23, 2021

You Did it! Our Grand Total is $3,686!

We are so grateful for your generosity, kindness and support of Dallas Junior Forum. Even through these challenging times, your hearts and commitment to service has prevailed.
Thank you again for continuing our tradition of “SERVICE FROM THE HEART”.
We couldn’t have done it without YOU!

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DSF officers presenting check for Twenty-five thousand dllars

Dallas Service Forum gives monies to their partner agencies to help them recover from the recent winter storm. Read more at MySweetCharity

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Network of Community Ministries conducted a Facebook interview with Marla Nunally – our Vice President of Service on March 9th highlighting the partnership between DSF and Network.

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Park City People article featuring DJF

Thanks to efforts of Publicity Chairman Carol Everett, the greater Dallas community has been able to read all about DSF in two publications. Mid-December, we appeared in print and online in Park Cities People dated January, 2021. CultureMap Dallas also featured DSF in December. In addition, Jenna at DCAC gave a shout out to DSF when she was interviewed by NBC 5, and Marla Nunally was featured in a Facebook video with Hope’s Door.

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DSF featured in NBC5 News story about DCAC_______________________

2020 FALL EVENT – RISING TO THE CHALLENGE

VIRTUAL LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION!!!
OCTOBER 22, 2020

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! I am so grateful for all our members that participated in our Fall Event!!

It was a great success and so much fun!! Certainly, a new and unique experience for us all and I must say everyone joined in with a lot of heart and generosity.

With over 100 registered bidders, we raised more than $26,000 in our first ever virtual event.

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At their December meeting, Dallas Service Forum presented a check for $13,800 to Hopes Door for their Safe Home Project which will provide emergency housing for the agencys clients.

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Way to go DSF! So proud to be a part of this loving and charitable group!

Such joy to support Hope’s Door/New Beginning Center!

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Dallas Service Forum presented a $10,000 grant to Ronald McDonald House of Dallas for new kitchen equipment

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Dallas Service Forum presented The Network of Community Ministries a check for $10,000 to purchase a clear door refrigerator for their food pantry.

On Dec 3rd the 2022 Provisional Class of DSF and Provisional Leaders gave the Juliette Fowler residents a lovely Christmas Party with homemade cookies, punch, Christmas caroling, cozy blankets, beautiful poinsettias and bingo. Truly a fun day for all!🎅🏼🧑🏻‍🎄 ... See MoreSee Less

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Way to go DSF!!! So proud to have you in the fold!♥️

You ladies are amazing!

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Mark you calanders for A Royal Affair: Dallas Service Forums annual luncheon and fundraiser.

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What a “royal”way to celebrate the service of Dallas Service Forum!

So excited for this! The speaker will be great! 👑

Beautifully done! Looking forward to it!

Vacant wait!

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DSF members are already collecting auction items at their November meeting for the 2023 DSF Spring Event scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Northwood Country Club. 👏🏼

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Awesome, can’t wait for this event!!!

Dave The Date March 28th it is going to be fabulous Event!!!

Such a cute auction item!

Beautiful bag!

To whom do I email an auction donation?

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