Circle of Support Spotlight: Prudence Sanchez

Circle of Support Spotlight: Prudence Sanchez

Prudence Sanchez, one of our faithful board members, was the very first member of our Circle of Support, our monthly giving program! This means she has been giving for two years now, and we want to celebrate her generosity.

So, we asked her a few questions to learn why she gives to Serve Denton every month and learned a little bit about her along the way.

November Volunteer Opportunities

November Volunteer Opportunities

Here are a few volunteer opportunities happening in November!

If you volunteer for any of these opportunities please email us a picture of yourself or your group during the event. Tag us and use the hashtag #ServeDenton for the chance to be featured on our social media platforms!

October Volunteer Opportunities

October Volunteer Opportunities

Here are a few volunteer opportunities happening in October!

If you volunteer for any of these opportunities please email us a picture of yourself or your group during the event. Tag us and use the hashtag #ServeDenton for the chance to be featured on our social media platforms!

Local Leaders: Heather Hutmacher of Big Brothers Big Sisters

Local Leaders: Heather Hutmacher of Big Brothers Big Sisters

There is no shortage of hardworking nonprofit professionals in and around Denton County. In fact, many of these pros share a building with us. To recognize our partners and discuss how they Serve Denton, we decided to launch a recurring series about our Local Leaders.

Help Us Welcome Recovery Resource Council!

Help Us Welcome Recovery Resource Council!

We are so excited to welcome Recovery Resource Council (RRC) as our newest partner agency! Celebrating its 60th anniversary, RRC aims to promote wellness and recovery from alcohol, addiction and/or mental health issues. They strive to foster a community of support and care for those in need. At their Serve Denton location, they will be strictly working with veterans.

Serve Denton Has Moved!

Serve Denton Has Moved!

We are so excited to announce that Serve Denton has officially moved to our interim location in an effort to expand our reach in the next year!

Serve Denton, along with our current nonprofit partner agencies, will be located at 306 N Loop 288, Denton, TX 76209, starting on August 28, 2017. Serve Denton will continue operations in modular buildings at the back of the property.

Why Youth & Family Counseling Partners with Serve Denton

Why Youth & Family Counseling Partners with Serve Denton

We decided to interview one of our partner agencies, Youth & Family Counseling, to learn a little bit more about their services! Did you know mental health is the #1 need for children in Denton County? This is a big reason why they decided to open a second location in Northern Denton County, right here at Serve Denton!

Introducing Our New “Share-A-Van” Program

Introducing Our New “Share-A-Van” Program

We are so excited to announce our newest program at Serve Denton – "Share-A-Van"!

With the help of our Denton community, we were able to raise enough funds to purchase a 12-passenger van, which will be used for our new “Share-A-Van” program. This community van will be used by our partnering agencies to transport clients and carry out special programing such as Employ to Empower (E2E).

It's-a-Burger Named Business Partner of the Month

It's-a-Burger Named Business Partner of the Month

We were honored to get the opportunity to name It's-a-Burger our Business Partner of the Month for July!

It’s-a-Burger Founder Gene Gumfory has supported Serve Denton over the past several years, both personally and through his businesses. He owns multiple Sonic Drive-Ins throughout North Texas and his newest restaurant, It’s-a-Burger, was a top sponsor for our annual gala, Celebration.

Celebrating the Small Victories

Celebrating the Small Victories

One day, an old man was walking along a beach that was littered with thousands of starfish that had been washed ashore by the high tide. As he walked he came upon a young boy who was eagerly throwing the starfish back into the ocean, one by one.

Puzzled, the man looked at the boy and asked what he was doing. Without looking up from his task, the boy simply replied, “I’m saving these starfish, Sir.”

Five Ways to Check a Nonprofit

Five Ways to Check a Nonprofit

When you donate to a nonprofit, you want your hard earned money to be used wisely – to really make an impact and help those in need. We want to help you confirm that.

This article will help you answer the question, “Which nonprofit should I donate to?” There are five awesome resources you can use to learn more about the financials, programs and results of your favorite nonprofit organizations.

Use these tips to help you research a nonprofit organization before you give.

5 Star Rental Named Business Partner of the Month

5 Star Rental Named Business Partner of the Month

We were honored to get the opportunity to name 5 Star Rental as our Business Partner of the Month for May! 5 Star Rental has been a supporter of Serve Denton since day one.

They have been an in-kind sponsor for Serve Denton’s annual gala, Celebration, for the past few years, donating tables, chairs, pipe and drape, silverware, napkins, vases and more. If you've ever been a part of Celebration, you know it takes a team to pull it off, and they eagerly join in every year. They were a major in-kind sponsor for this year's Celebration, which helped Serve Denton put on a successful event.