DSF News

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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New on Facebook

Lunchtime: For families at Ronald McDonald House, a DSF cooking team fixed a refreshing summer meal of Hawaiian Ham Sandwiches, fresh fruit salad, garden salad, and cupcakes. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lunchtime: For families at Ronald McDonald House, a DSF cooking team fixed a refreshing summer meal of Hawaiian Ham Sandwiches, fresh fruit salad, garden salad, and cupcakes.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Way to go DSF ladies!

Love that!!! ♥️

It’s a joy to help feed families from all over the world who come to the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas with their sick or injured children for medical treatment in Dallas!♥️

President Marla Nunally and North Texas Giving Day Chair Vanessa Hoffman rally at Klyde Warren Park for WFAA to promote North Texas Giving Day. ... See MoreSee Less

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President Marla Nunally and North Texas Giving Day Chair Vanessa Hoffman rally at Klyde Warren Park for WFAA to promote North Texas Giving Day.

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2 of my favorite ladies!

👏👏👏

Dinner is served: DSF volunteers served green salad, fruit salad, and red and white cupcakes to clients at Dallas Children's Advocacy Center. ... See MoreSee Less

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Dinner is served: DSF volunteers served green salad, fruit salad, and red and white cupcakes to clients at Dallas Childrens Advocacy Center.Image attachment

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Great job DSF!!

On Memorial Day, the DSF fifth Monday cooking team prepared dinner for Hope's Door residents. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
On Memorial Day, the DSF fifth Monday cooking team prepared dinner for Hopes Door residents.Image attachmentImage attachment

A DSF cooking team served lunch to Senior Patrons of Network Community Ministries in Richardson. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
A DSF cooking team served lunch to Senior Patrons of Network Community Ministries in Richardson.

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Thanks to Dallas Service Forum for serving s delicious and nutritious lunch.

OH my gosh. So nice to see you all still together.

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Comment on Facebook

Dallas Service Forum / amazing women with beautiful serving hearts♥️

What a terrific new Board on front row!!! Thanks to all DSF members volunteering by serving others from their generous hearts!!

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I see your beautiful face Auntie Mary E Cartwright🥰

The DSF third Tuesday cooking team for Ronald McDonald House served a meal of Hawaiian Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit Salad, Chips, and Funfetti Cupcakes. While there, they met the new manager who suprised them RMD cups. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
The DSF third Tuesday cooking team for Ronald McDonald House served a meal of Hawaiian Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit Salad, Chips, and Funfetti Cupcakes. While there, they met the new manager who suprised them RMD cups.Image attachment

At their May General Meeting, DSF installed 2021-2022 officers and welcomed new members, the 2019-2021 provisionals. Some new members served as provisionals for two years, thanks to Covid. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago
At their May General Meeting, DSF installed 2021-2022 officers and welcomed new members, the 2019-2021 provisionals. Some new members served as provisionals for two years, thanks to Covid.Image attachment

Spring Sprang: Hope's Door residents had yummy spring themed desserts for dinner this week. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Comfort Food: Dallas Service Forum's third Monday cooking team for Hope's Door whips up a yummy meal for residents. Their menu included egg noodles with chicken casserole, green beans, green salad, and dessert.

Sweet Greens: Green desserts including Double Chocolate Mint brownies, Shamrock Pretzel Pops, and Key Lime Donuts were on the menu on Saint Patrick's Day for Hope's Door residents. Other menu items were pork loin, broccoli, homemade applesauce, bread, potatoes, fruit, and cookies.
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5 months ago
Comfort Food: Dallas Service Forums third Monday cooking team for Hopes Door whips up a yummy meal for residents. Their menu included egg noodles with chicken casserole, green beans, green salad, and dessert.  

Sweet Greens: Green desserts including Double Chocolate Mint brownies, Shamrock Pretzel Pops, and Key Lime Donuts were on the menu on Saint Patricks Day for Hopes Door residents. Other menu items were pork loin, broccoli, homemade applesauce, bread, potatoes, fruit, and cookies.Image attachmentImage attachment
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