For many kids, a rumbling tummy is what summer sounds like.

For many kids, a rumbling tummy is what summer sounds like. This summer, youth 18 and under can access free meals through the summer meals program to help fill the gap left by federally-funded nutrition programs that only operate during the school year. Summer should...

Kenuya’s “Pathways To Work” Story

Still a child herself, Kenuya was a new mom at the age of 14. By 15, she started working full-time to support her newborn child. Though she was able to graduate from high school, she was never able secure more than a minimum wage job and had trouble making ends meet....

Watch How Equal Heart Is
Fighting Summer Hunger

Since its inception, GroundFloor Alumnae Equal Heart has provided thousands of meals to North Texas families continuing the commitment to help those who want to do good, do great! Find out how you can help end hunger in North Texas:...

North Texas Economy Strong, But Need Remains

Our region is thriving with a new company announcing its relocation here almost every week. North Texas is home to 22 Fortune 500 companies, 25 billionaires, and tons of millionaires.  But, we also have some of the highest rates of poverty in the country. It’s a tale...

Service Provider Spotlight: YMCA FIT For Health Program

Jennifer Sanchez is a mother of three boys and always on the go.  “Noah is 12, Ethan is 5 and Axel is 3,” she says, while pointing them out across the room. Sanchez admits it can be hard to keep the family on a healthy diet, which is one of the reasons she enrolled...

Introducing our 2019 GroundFloor Fellows

Bold Idea is an education non-profit organization that is increasing access and interest in computer science for Dallas area students. Boldidea.org Hand to Hold offers comprehensive in-hospital support for families in the neonatal intensive care unit, including...

Character Playbook Comes To The NFL Draft In Dallas

On April 25, nearly 1,000 students joined the 2018 NFL Draft festivities at AT&T Stadium for a Character Playbook hour, hosted by Dallas Cowboys player Travis Frederick and former player DeMarcus Ware. Twenty of the top NFL Draft prospects and selected students...

June 2018 Message from Kristy Faus, Women of Tocqueville Chair

Dear Women of Tocqueville friends, Thank you to everyone who attended our Women of Tocqueville 10th Anniversary Kickoff Reception at the Bivins Gallery last month! It was a wonderful opportunity to gather with friends before summer travels begin. At the event, Carol...

Women of Tocqueville 10th Anniversary Kickoff Reception Recap

The 10th Anniversary Kickoff Reception in anticipation of the dinner and celebration in September, was held on Wednesday, May 23, at the Bivins Gallery at the Crescent. Gallery owners Karen and Michael Bivins warmly welcomed guests while hosting the complimentary...