The 13th Annual North Texas Giving Day is Thursday, September 23rd and 89.7 WayFM is partnering with DFW charities and ministries to help raise funds. North Texas Giving Day is powered by Communities Foundation of Texas who helps thousands of non-profits raise critical funds every year. CFT has awarded more than $2 billion in grants since 1953.
Again this year, 89.7 WayFM is featuring participating non-profits on the air and online to increase their awareness and inform listeners about local organizations that address issues important to them.
We encourage you to take a look at these worthy Non Profits and when you find one that speaks to your heart…please show your support by giving on North Texas Giving Day September 23rd!
Dallas Life Homeless Shelter helps Men, Women, Children, Veterans & Seniors experiencing homelessness. Their “Homeless No More” Recovery Program has an over 90% success rate, one of the highest in the country! Homeless people receive counseling, classes, job preparation, medical, dental, meals, shelter & more. Your North Texas Giving Day donations help someone become “Homeless No More”.
83% of children who pass away are survived by a sibling. “Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories and though the bond between siblings is unbreakable, grief and loss can make a child fragile. TeamMercy provides immediate support, inter-mediate care, and long term compassion to children and their families right here in Texas going through the unimaginable.
WhenWeLove works to ease the stress caused by poverty; we serve no-income, low-income and homeless individuals and families and walk with them through the process of regaining their dignity, value and worth as they learn new life skills that lead to self-sufficiency. Through individual assessments, relational case management and group mentoring we offer every person we serve the opportunity for self-improvement and life transformation.
Denton Freedom House Ministries runs a 6 month Christ centered discipleship program for men and women who are trapped in addiction, those coming out of prison, homelessness and hopeless situations, Equipping them to become prosperous disciples of Christ with kingdom vision, purpose and direction. Also, the Denton Freedom House Food Pantry, serves an average of 100 families a day with Over 360,000 pounds of food served this year.
Habitat for Humanity of Collin County, one of the fastest growing counties in Texas, helps individuals achieve the dream of homeownership and dignity as well as aiding low income families through our Home Repair program. Habitat for Humanity is committed to meeting the needs of our families, even during these challenging days. Your North Texas Giving Day donations can help individuals in Collin County find strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable housing.
Criswell College Offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with a diverse community of Christian, evangelical believers, that is devoted to academic excellence and spiritual vitality. Your gift to Criswell College will help us accomplish our goal to fully fund our brand-new Residence Hall and maintain a SAFE and productive environment for our students as we work to equip and train them to serve the community and the world.
Founded in 1995, Youth Believing in Change (YBC) is a faith-based organization offering after-school, summer, and other youth development programs to children in the Vickery Meadows area of Dallas, Texas. Our mission is to give children the spiritual and educational foundation they need to succeed.
The Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth offers unduplicated services at no charge to blind and significantly visually impaired children, youth, adults and seniors to achieve their highest level of independence through competitive employment, specialized training, and client services.
For five decades, the Institute for Creation Research has equipped believers with evidence of the Bible’s accuracy and authority through scientific research, educational programs, and media presentations, all conducted within a thoroughly biblical framework.
Mercy House is a maternity home for single, pregnant women offering full pregnancy services, spiritual discipleship, job training and more.
Religious freedom is the first freedom outlined in the First Amendment of the Constitution, and for good reason: it is the foundational right that all others are built upon. And if this cornerstone freedom ever falls, all other freedoms would be at risk of tumbling as well. That’s why fighting to preserve it is so important-because to fight for religious freedom is to fight for the future of all freedoms.
Soul’s Harbor is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is committed to “…helping men help themselves, and breaking the cycle of homelessness…”. Soul’s Harbor is more than a shelter. Soul’s Harbor offers the 60+ men of our shelter a six month work therapy and substance abuse recovery program that provides the basic tools that will help facilitate their reintegration back into society.
Single Parent Advocate is committed to educating, equipping, and empowering Single Parent Families with resource information, practical assistance, emotional encouragement, and social networking such that those who need help get help – and those who want to help, can.
Volunteers Of America Texas serves more than 24,000 homeless veterans, seniors and adults with disabilities annually. Learn more at VOATX.org.
Vogel Alcove’s mission is to help young children and their families overcome the lasting and traumatic effects of homelessness. It is our vision that every child in our community has a home, a self-sufficient family, and a foundation for success in school and life.
Mercy Street is uniquely equipped to bring hope and healing to our neighbors during these challenging times because of the relationships we’ve built with community leaders and local schools. Our sports, mentoring, and leadership programs focus on gospel-centered transformation and healing during this time and are committed to help our neighborhoods rebuild for the long haul.
The mission of ChristianWorks is to represent the goodness of God to children and their families by continuing Jesus Christ’s example of service. We exist to equip children and families with the tools they need to navigate life’s toughest challenges. Through ten ministries we reach out to children and families. Each of the ministries at ChristianWorks, we can provide help to children and families who are facing life’s toughest challenges.
Feed Lake Highlands/New Room Community Center, Inc.’s mission is to help individuals and families in the Lake Highlands (northeast Dallas) community who are striving to attain economic self-sufficiency by ministering with them to address their physical, educational and spiritual needs. Feed Lake Highlands provides food, clothing, & assistance with other basic needs, and after-school tutoring for children.
Restored Hope Ministries helps rescue women and children from sex trafficking and exploitation. More info on our Safehouse One Year Program at RHMDallas.com.
Food for the Soul fights hunger by providing much needed food to our church partners who then distribute the food to the hungry and hurting throughout North Texas. With your support, we served more than 18.3 million meals and snacks, including more than 8.42 million pounds of fresh produce, dairy, and meat, to more than 1.1 million individuals in 2020. In 2021, the intense need for food continues. Fifteen dollars provides a family fresh produce, meals and healthy snacks for the week! Please support Food for the Soul on North Texas Giving Day, September 23. Together we can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors who are hungry. Visit our website at www.foodforthesoul.org to learn more.
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Now more than ever, hardworking, low-income families in Denton County need a safe affordable place to call “home.” Help us build the Habitat Village – we need your support to turn 8 acres of vacant land in Southeast Denton into a neighborhood with 35 affordable homes.
By supporting the Habitat Village, you can make a local family’s dream of homeownership a reality. We give our families a hand up, rather than a handout, and a stable, secure foundation for the future. Learn more about the Habitat Village at habitatdentoncounty.org/habitat-village/.