A nonprofit in Oak Cliff is making significant strides in nurturing the community, one step at a time. Meet Pasos for Oak Cliff, an organization that represents co-founders Alejandra Zendejas and Jesse Acosta’s love for both their neighborhood– and sneakers.
A nonprofit in Dallas focuses on advocacy, self-care, and leadership for chicas. At its core, it relies on women supporting women– celebrating amigas and hermanas from all walks of life.
The Pillow Bar’s motto is “Inspiring Your Dreams,” but they are inspiring much more than that with their commitment to uplifting Dallas neighbors through their thoughtful donations.
Lamar’s solution is Toast for Charity, a nonprofit he co-founded with his wife in 2011. It is a remarkable organization whose primary goal is to unlock opportunities for children of color. Through a handful of different initiatives, they pave the path to success for young minds all over Southern Dallas.
James Armstrong moved around Dallas with his single mom a lot as a kid. Now, he is building affordable housing in every neighborhood that he used to live in.
In the months leading up to the pandemic, the St. Andrew Methodist Church community in Plano experienced the loss of several young members who took their own lives. Instead of taking it on the chin, pastors and staff knew they had to respond proactively. Consequently, they launched Beacon of Light, a new mental health ministry that serves not only the church community, but all North Texas residents and other centers of faith.