West, Texas, dealt with a tragedy last week and found itself in a very big spotlight. But the world will think about other things, and there is still so much work to be done restoring West. Damage from the fertilizer plant explosion is likely to exceed $100 million, and there are hundreds still in h ... More >>
Not sure what to think of Mike Miles, the Dallas school board's pick for new superintendent? Here's a shortcut. Decide what you think of the Broad Superintendents Academy (BSA).
Miles is a 2011 graduate of a boot camp for school superintendents in Los Angeles founded and funded by a foundation nam ... More >>
Word has been circulating all over Facebook and Twitter today that Dallas blues legend Bugs Henderson passed away last night. A call to close friend and former bandmate Jimmy Wallace confirms that Henderson did indeed die at age 69 from complications of liver cancer. "A blood clot showed up in hi ... More >>
If you need a new benchmark to measure just how broke you are, try "asset poverty." Asset-poor households would be unable to survive for three months at the federal poverty level if some crisis caused them to lose their source of income. As Robert mentioned earlier, asset poverty is the subject of ... More >>
Next Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m., the Flying Saucer in Fort Worth will hold its second annual Glasses-4-Groceries food drive. The event was created to get rid of excess glassware the location had on site after conducting numerous promotional events.
"Every Wednesday night at the Flying Sauce ... More >>
St. Louis Foodbank's FlickrDole calls it a food truck.
I call it a big bus that hands out free fruit cups.
Regardless of what "it" is, "it" is for a good, charitable cause!
Dole, the largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world, is melon-balls deep into a 12-city tour in which t ... More >>
Last week, we told you where you could eat well and do good on a budget. This week, it's time to stop being so stingy.
The Event: The Annika Experience: Dinner & Golf Outing with Annika Sorenstam
The Cause: ANNIKA Foundation
The Place: Park Cities Club; Dallas National Golf Club
If your pin ... More >>
Dallas is going to see more than an infestation of football fans this week. In honor of the big game, groups are putting their best philanthropy out there.
The Event: Leading Ladies Spectacular
The Cause: Genesis Women's Shelter
This year, the Leading Ladies' philanthropy spilled over into t ... More >>