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Allison Engineering Group Named Business Partner of the Month

Allison Engineering Group Named Business Partner of the Month

We were honored to get the opportunity to name Allison Engineering Group as our Business Partner of the Month for December!

In May 2018, Lee Allison, Owner of Allison Engineering Group, offered his civil design services pro bono for the construction of the Denton Community Food Center building on the Serve Denton campus.

Grace Like Rain Emergency Shelter at The Wheeler House

Grace Like Rain Emergency Shelter at The Wheeler House

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Grace Like Rain to open an emergency shelter at The Wheeler House!

Grace Like Rain, based in Denton, works to help individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The organization’s vision is to provide moms and dads of young children a helping hand in times of crisis and homelessness

November Volunteer Spotlight

November Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteers play a pivotal role in the lives of nonprofits. Without volunteers, organizations wouldn’t have the time or ability to do many needed tasks.

Sometimes a nonprofit gets really lucky and find a volunteer that’s passionate about your organization and comes back time and time again no matter how many envelopes you ask them to address. Ashlee Mayer is one of those volunteers.

Serve Denton Center Groundbreaking

Serve Denton Center Groundbreaking

Serve Denton hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking on Thursday, October 4 to celebrate Health Services of North Texas, Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County and Denton Community Food Center becoming partner agencies at the Serve Denton Center. A reception followed the groundbreaking.

Circle of Support Spotlight: Emily Seiple

Circle of Support Spotlight: Emily Seiple

Emily Seiple has been a member of our Circle of Support, our monthly giving program, since 2016, and we want to celebrate her generosity!

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

Where to Get FREE Meals for Your Kids This Summer

Where to Get FREE Meals for Your Kids This Summer

Did you know more than 13 million children in the United States are food insecure? And with school out for the summer, those kids no longer have guaranteed meals — breakfast and lunch. 

Thankfully, every year SummerFood.org compiles a list of all the free meals served over the summer for kids ages 18 and under! Just go to SummerFood.org and type in your zip code or text "FoodTx" to 877-877.

Circle of Support Spotlight: Todd Price

Circle of Support Spotlight: Todd Price

Todd Price has been a member of our Circle of Support, our monthly giving program, since 2013, and we want to celebrate his generosity!

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

Subaru Shares the Love with Serve Denton

Subaru Shares the Love with Serve Denton

This is the second year in a row for Huffines Subaru Corinth to choose Serve Denton as the local charity of choice for their 2017 “Share the Love” campaign!

This means from November 17, 2017, to January 2, 2018, customers can choose to support one of four charities (three national or one local) with their purchase. Subaru will then donate $250 to that charity for each Subaru vehicle sold or leased at Huffines Subaru Corinth.

Local Leaders: Toni Johnson-Simpson of DCFOF

Local Leaders: Toni Johnson-Simpson of DCFOF

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.

Toni Johnson-Simpson: Executive Director of Denton County Friends of the Family

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.