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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION  Helping families live heart healthy is the goal of this organization. Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the America. Dr. Huynh teaches us the risk factors, warning signs, tells us about available testing and introduces us to lifestyle changes that can save lives.

The City of Irving partners with several non-profit organizations to help women needing to escape domestic violence. During the pandemic their efforts became more challenging due to financial stress, joblessness, and the threat of homelessness.

Union Gospel Mission -This homeless shelter teaches people how to survive on their own and helps them get jobs to get back on their feet.

Braille InstituteBraille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to positively transform the lives of those with vision loss. Braille Institute serves more than 37,000 people through a variety of free programs, classes and services at centers and community outreach locations.

USCIS Citizenship The Citizenship Resource Center offers helpful resources and free study materials for Immigrants interested in becoming U.S. citizens, educators who help prepare them and organizations interested in supporting immigrants becoming citizens.

Local Good Center Collaborates with local schools and districts to provide education and transformation in parenting, marriage, and computer literacy, to better the lives of those in need.

Winning the Fight  Their goal is to provide education to individuals, families and communities to ensure everyone has the necessary support and resources for those suffering from the disease of addiction.

Carter BloodCare Carter BloodCare provides lifesaving transfusion resources to more than 200 medical facilities in over 50 counties throughout North, Central and East Texas to meet patients’ treatment requirements.

Grant Haliburton Foundation  Offering mental health educational for students, educators, parents, and professionals. 

MIRA Missions  MIRA Missions offers several opportunities for you to serve through our one-day trips, partnering with the churches, mission organizations, local projects, including offering aid to Ukraine.

Safe Place ACH & Family Services  Safe Place designates community spaces like schools, churches, fire stations, and libraries—as well as local QuikTrip locations—as safe spaces for youth in crisis to receive assistance and resources.

Leukemia Texas  This organization is dedicated to fighting Leukemia through research, patient aid and funding. It’s Patient Aid program offers financial aid to patients diagnosed with Leukemia. Leukemia Texas helps hundreds of children and adults each year.  

Heroes for Children  More than 7,000 Texas families have been blessed by the $7million dollars in financial assistance Heroes for Children has provided the families of children battling cancer since 2004.

Hope Squad  This peer-to-peer suicide prevention program is credited with saving the lives of suicidal children. Teachers and adult educators help train the children who reach out to their classmates, in their time of need.

Do Good Locator  To help as many people in North Texas as possible, this organization partners with volunteers, non-profits and corporations can connect to make sure neighbors in need have the food, clothes and finances they need.

Toys for Texans  This new North Texas non-profit organization provides toys and basic needs for underprivileged, special needs, disabled, and abused children and it’s made up entirely of high school freshmen.

I Can Still Shine  The "I Can Still Shine Program” is a faith-based, safe, supportive center for women and children from all walks of life, with no exceptions. We provide our clients the opportunity to choose safety over domestic violence and drug abuse.   We offer a new start to our women and children.

Cloud Covered Streets  They help the homeless by offering compassion, hope, kindness and supplies.  They have mobile units that offer showers to people living on the street, they do their laundry, give them haircuts and new clothing too. This organization also works to get shelter and employment for those in need.

Casa of Tarrant County Volunteers with this organization help children who are victims of child abuse and neglect by being a voice in the courtroom for them, in effort to reduce additional trauma.

Fort Worth 911 Climb  First responders across North Texas benefit from this organization. It was created to honor those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

Agape Jericho Village This organization helps women, moms and their children facing situational homelessness. They teach them the skills they need to better their lives.

Pantego Gives Back  Hundreds of North Texans participate in PCA’s Pantego Gives Back event. It places volunteers at numerous charities across the metroplex, so that they can impact people in need.

Parkinson Voice Project  The organizations mission is to preserve the speech and communication of individuals with Parkinson’s and related neurological disorders through continuous speech therapy, follow-up support, research, education, and community awareness. Their services, they are available for free.

Anna’s Bake Shop Foundation  A local family created this organization that raises money for childhood cancer research. They use the donations specially for kids with cancer because other cancer funding only benefits adults.

City of Grand Prairie   In hopes of aiding seniors in North Texas stay active, the City of Grand Prairie recently held its 1st ever Volunteer Rally and Senior Job Fair. They also began an initiative called, Wisdom Wednesday, to memorialize the stories of our seniors who live in Grand Prairie or had a significant contribution to the City.

Men Serving God  Men Serving God provides direction and guidance in finding areas of service for men utilizing their talents, skills and interest in the local community.   One of the organization’s focuses is inspiring men who are leaving the workplace with increased time, capacities and opportunities to serve God.

Ride Ataxia  Friedreich’s Ataxia is a neuro-degenerative disease-causing energy deprivation and mobility loss in children as young as 5.  You can Ride to Cure FA all across the country, including here in North Texas.  

He Gets Us  He Gets Us is a campaign inviting people to take a fresh look at Jesus. They use captivating messages in graphics, messages and videos, including billboards and ads during Dallas Cowboys games and the Super Bowl. This group is spending millions to spread the love of Jesus.

Bochy’s Box  This Grapevine-based Christ-centered nonprofit helps support sex trafficking survivors in North Texas. There are over 300,000 victims of trafficking in alone and only 60 safe house beds. The North Texas safe home offers survivors vital counseling and trauma care, medical and dental, basic home necessities, education, job training, and more.

Parker County Veterans Memorial  This organization works hard to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice, are never forgotten. They raised money to build a memorial for veterans in Parker County and help families who have lost loved ones in other cities honor veterans too.

SADD  December is impaired Driving Prevention Month and this organization, formerly known as Students Against Drunk Driving is spreading the word, in hopes of keeping young people ( and all of u) safe. SADD is now known as Students Against Destructive Decisions.

Prairie Paws Adoption Center

If you love animals and you're looking for a great place to volunteer, consider the Prairie Paws Adoption Center in Grand Prairie!

Frontiers of Flight Museum

If you like aviation, you'll LOVE this! The Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas is looking for volunteers to help them out. For all the info you need, click here: Flight Museum


Volunteers are needed to at Children’sHealth (formerly Children’s Medical Center). You can donate you time to patient interaction, guiding visitors at the information station or selling items at the gift store. To learn more, click here: Children'sHealth Volunteer Info

Promise House

The vision of Promise House is that every youth has a safe and nurturing place to call home. Promise House moves youth in crisis toward safety and success.

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