11th Annual North Texas Giving Day 9.19.19
Our Friends Place is excited to participate in North Texas Giving Day 2019! We love that North Texas Giving Day inspires individuals to be philanthropists for our region. With your help last year, funds from North Texas Giving Day covered annual costs of our Transitional Living Centers for young women who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty, and homelessness.
Help us raise $35,000 to prevent 24 vulnerable young women from becoming homeless on North Texas Giving Day 9.19.19.
Here's how you can help:
Get up and Give on September 19, 6 a.m. to midnight!
Your gift matters! Give to Our Friends Place on NorthTexasGivingDay.org/ourfriendsplace and your donation will be DOUBLED up to $35,500 with matching funds from The Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation, our Board & Advisory Council, and friends.
Not available on September 19? Schedule your donation between September 9 and September 18 to make your gift count.
Spread the word!
Create your own FUNdraising page to help Our Friends Place reach our goal of $35,000. Using your preferred social media channels, this is a great way to spread the word to family and friends.
If you post online, share why you support Our Friends Place with the hashtag #WhyIGive. Don’t forget to tag @OurFriendsPlace and #NTxGivingDay!
Spread the word to your neighbors with a yard sign! Email Caitlin if you would like a North Texas Giving Day sign with a special OUR FRIENDS PLACE rider.
Help us reach our goal of $35,000!
$35,000 will help Our Friends Place provide case management, mentoring, and critical life skills to 24 young women through our SOAR to Success homeless prevention program!
North Texas Giving Day 2018
We have many generous and wonderful Friends during North Texas Giving Day and you all are truly amazing! In honor of OFP’s 30th anniversary our goal was to raise $30,000 to cover the cost of maintaining one of our Transitional Living Centers as a safe, stable home for our young residents. It’s really exciting to share the overall tally raised was over $53,000!
Thanks to the almost 200 donors, Our Friends Place can continue to grow the number of young women served through the TLC and SOAR to Success program. Because of this support, more young women will have the opportunity to thrive, not just survive! These funds help OFP make a difference:
Over 14,000 hours of case management
40 young women in the Transitional Living Center program
350 youth (and more) served by the SOAR outreach program
39 life skills that teach empowerment, not entitlement
The Dallas Women’s Foundation also awarded Our Friends Place a $3,500 bonus prize for having the most donors as a Women/Girl Focused medium nonprofit!
Thank you for helping us shatter our North Texas Giving Day goal and funding programs vital to helping our young women soar to success!