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Meghan Delaney Recognized with National Volunteer Management Award

Meghan Delaney, Community Engagement and Impact Manager for VolunteerNow, will be honored with the Outstanding New Volunteer Administrator Award by the National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Government (NAVPLG).

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DG dresses Fort Worth grads for corporate America

Recent Fort Worth ISD graduates received expert tips on dressing for success, and access to affordable, high-quality, brand new business wear.

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Volunteers Uplift Kids in Need

Kids in the Buckner Family Hope Center receive direct support from volunteers.

Kids in the Buckner Family Hope Center receive direct support from volunteers.

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Piloting Community Engagement

After six months of immersive community engagement training, Starbucks Service Fellows share what they've learned.

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Starbucks Week of Cheer

VolunteerNow Starbucks Fellows hosted volunteering projects to celebrate the opening of Texas' first community store!

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Serving community while fighting poverty

It takes 40 volunteers a day to help CitySquare provide food, housing and healthcare to people in need. The organization fights poverty through service and advocacy, and gives unemployed and underemployed individuals in South Dallas resources for finding sustainable employment through its 17 poverty-fighting programs. WorkPaths, CitySquare's hospitality program, gives participants the opportunity work within their community and assist those in need. Interns and graduates of the program manage CitySquare Cafe? and servebreakfast and lunch on campus daily. Not only do they gain hospitality experience, they help fight poverty by serving community members through volunteerism.

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Voly.org celebrates five years of impact

In five years, one platform has brought more than $100 million worth of value to North Texas nonprofits, while also supporting hundreds of thousands of students across the state - VOLY.org.

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Foodies Meet Philanthropy at the Fifth Annual Hearts on the Trinity

The VolunteerNow Young Leaders Council, on behalf of VolunteerNow, invites the community to enjoy a night of bites and beverages in support of a good cause at the Fifth Annual Hearts on the Trinity! Attendees can sample food and drinks from local breweries, restaurants and distilleries, while exploring this year’s new location at Southside on Lamar with a photo booth, 6,000-ft slide sculpture and more.

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Donated Goods Items Transformed

Teachers use trolleys from DG to decorate and organize classrooms.

Two Blum ISD teachers drove more than 45 miles to our Fort Worth Donated Goods location to buy trolleys for their classrooms. Little did they know, their trip to DG started a trend on their campus!Helping teachers (and schools) stretch their dollars Two Blum ISD teachers drove more than 45 miles to our Fort Worth Donated Goods location to buy trolleys for their classrooms. Little did they know, their trip to DG started a trend on their campus!

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Empowering Women to Find Hope

With an estimated 108,920 alcohol- dependent women in the DFW area, the need for no-cost recovery services is rapidly increasing. The Dallas-Fort Worth area has less than three detox programs that accept women without insurance. The Magdalen House is one.

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