Equal Heart's mission is to support people in times of adversity. They provide bulk food deliveries to 14,000 people in Dallas County through their direct-to-door mobile food pantry program, which has seen an increase in services during this crisis.
Excellence by Design Education Center provides after-school services to children and youth in a transitional homeless shelter and to children who reside in the Pleasant Grove area. They also help families in need with essential goods, snack packs and clothing. They are not receiving any food donations at this time and have adapted to purchased food and some essential home goods.
Exodus reunites formerly incarcerated mothers with their children and provides the services necessary for the women to become responsible parents, productive employees, and self-sufficient citizens.
Faith in Texas is a multi-racial, multi-faith grassroots movement of churches, mosques, synagogues, and laypeople united in values working together for economic, racial, and social justice.
Family Gateway provides stability and life-changing supportive services for families with children experiencing homelessness.
Feeding Texas operates as a statewide network of food banks and work collaboratively to ensure adequate nutritious food for communities, improve the health and financial stability of the people they serve, and engage all stakeholders in advocating for hunger solutions.
First Choice Social Services is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of families by providing treatment for individuals affected by domestic violence, substance abuse, and teen homelessness.
The mission of First3Years is to educate, advocate, and collaborate to advance the healthy development of infants, toddlers, and their families.
Focus on Teens (FOT) typically serves 280 homeless students each week during the school year through drop-in centers and supply closets that are managed through FOT but hosted by individual schools. Right now, students served by FOT have limited access to the food and basic needs items they typically receive through FOT services.
To date, the 30+ funders participating in North Texas Cares have granted more than $35 million to nonprofits for COVID-19 related emergency needs.