From A Special Presentation of The Dallas Morning News Sunday, March 1, 2015
FOR NEARLY 30 YEARS, NORTH TEXAS NONPROFITS HAVE CHANGED LIVES – THANKS TO THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS CHARITIES AND ITS GENEROUS DONORS.
At the end of this year’s campaign, momentum increased and the Charities finished with $1.3 million in donations from big-hearted supporters. These contributions helped to yield the third-highest amount of donations received in the 29-year history of the Charities campaign.
Bob Mong, editor of The Dallas Morning News and chairman of the Charities said, “I am very pleased with the campaign’s strong finish, and thank every reader who donated to this worthy cause.” Generous campaign gifts were received, such as $125,000 from the J.L. Williams Charitable Foundation, $75,000 from United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, $50,000 from Roger Enrico, $50,000 from Scott Ginsburg, $50,000 from the Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell Foundation, $41,466 from John Wheeler, and $20,000 from John Pritchett.
Other generous donations included a $15,000 gift from the Murrell Foundation, $12,000 from the Fannie & Stephen Khan Charitable Foundation, $10,000 from Malouf & Nockels, LLP, and $10,000 from James Moroney III. The Communities Foundation of Texas provided guidance and support for the Charities campaign through a $96,157 grant from the Robert J. Hertich Estate Fund, a $29,372.50 grant from the Chababa Estate Fund and a $10,000 grant from the Granville C. and Gladys H. Fund.
Big donors. Big hearts.
The Dallas Morning News Charities 2014-2015 contribution distribution:
ALLEN COMMUNITY OUTREACH $39,036.81
ARLINGTON LIFE SHELTER $71,567.49
ASSISTANCE CENTER OF COLLIN COUNTY $19,518.41
AUSTIN STREET CENTER $78,073.62
THE BRIDGE $39,036.81
BROTHER BILL’S HELPING HAND $52,049.08
CITY HOUSE $19,518.41
CROSSROAD COMMUNITY SERVICES $97,592.03
DALLAS LIFE HOMELESS SHELTER $26,024.54
DUNCANVILLE OUTREACH MINISTRY $32,530.68
FAMILY GATEWAY $71,567.49
FRISCO FAMILY SERVICES CENTER $45,542.95
GENESIS WOMEN’S SHELTER $91,085.89
LANCASTER OUTREACH CENTER $19,518.41
LIFELINE SHELTER FOR FAMILIES, INC. $26,024.54
NETWORK OF COMMUNITY MINISTRIES, INC. $78,073.62
NORTH DALLAS SHARED MINISTRIES $84,579.76
NORTH TEXAS FOOD BANK – FOOD 4 KIDS $78,073.62
OUR CALLING, INC. $19,518.41
OUR DAILY BREAD $39,036.81
PROMISE HOUSE $91,085.89
SHARING LIFE COMMUNITY OUTREACH $39,036.81
SHARING THE BREAD CEDAR HILL FOOD PANTRY $19,518.41
THE STEWPOT $84,579.76
WHITE ROCK CENTER OF HOPE $39,036.81
TOTAL 2015 CAMPAIGN DISTRIBUTIONS: $1,301,227.00
The DallasMorning News Charities is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, which pays all administrative costs, allowing 100 percent of every donation to go directly to the agencies supported through the campaign. Contributions are tax deductible. Though the campaign has ended, donations to The Dallas Morning News Charities are accepted year-round.
The Dallas Morning NewsCharities is in partnership with The Communities Foundation of Texas.
This annual Charities report was produced by: SENIOR DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES: KALIE WHITSETT | CREATIVE MANAGER: CATRINA STANFORD | EDITOR: DEBBIE FLEISHMAN 214.977.8621 | COPY EDITOR: GLENN ROSEN | FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: STEPHEN REED | DESIGNER: JANET PERRYMAN | PRODUCT MANAGER: NICOLE YOUNG 214.977.8223