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37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

Get out your Christian Louboutins (and your checkbooks), this season’s Dallas benefits and galas calendar is bigger and more fabulous than ever. From hospitals to fine art, you can bet there is a fundraiser happening in your neighborhood right now. Each year, Dallas fundraisers seem to push the envelope featuring over-the-top décor, gourmet food, gossip-worthy celebrity sightings, flashy entertainment and one-of-a-kind art auctions; and this spring is no exception. So, are you ready to support a good cause while attending DFW’s most fabulous events?

Drink Craft Beer for a Cause – Children’s Education Non-Profit Invites You to Craft & Growler

Drink Craft Beer for a Cause - Children’s Education Non-Profit Invites You to Craft & Growler

Local non-profit focused on supporting international education, The Kikulu Foundation is hosting a night of good beer and good community at Craft & Growler on Tuesday, March 4th from 5:00pm-8:00pm to raise funds for children’s education in Uganda.

No More Sugar, No More Spice – 15 Gender-Neutral Holiday Gift Ideas that Make Girls & Boys Play Nice

No More Sugar, No More Spice - 15 Gender-Neutral Holiday Gift Ideas that Make Girls & Boys Play Nice

Tweet I have two, four-legged furry children. They are my little rescue miracles and the closest thing I have to my own children (of the human persuasion of course). I love them so much, and I would do anything for them. It's possible that everything they have is gender neutral because I can't stand the [...]

DFW Jingle Mingle Benefiting The DREAM Fund is Expecting 800+ Communication Pros & Happens Dec. 12th

DFW Jingle Mingle Benefiting The DREAM Fund is Expecting 800+ Communication Pros & Happens Dec. 12th

Tweet Communication professionals gala and fundraiser DFW Jingle Mingle, will take place tomorrow night at Gilley's Dallas from 6pm - 10pm with music, food, open bar, and other entertainment, and will benefit the DREAM Fund. In 2011, nine marketing, media, advertising, communication and creative organizations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area joined forces for the first [...]

Meat Fight with Nick Offerman & Daniel Vaughn Raises $50,000 – Get the Juicy Details

Meat Fight with Nick Offerman & Daniel Vaughn Raises $50,000 - Get the Juicy Details

With 300 tickets selling out quickly and weighing down the upstairs floor at Sons of Hermann Hall, they were able to raise $20,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. With much appreciation and gratitude toward all involved, Alice had a bigger plan for the following year.

TangoTab & Aschere Energy to Feed 1,500 Dallas Families for Thanksgiving with Fall Fiasco Fundraiser

TangoTab & Aschere Energy to Feed 1,500 Dallas Families for Thanksgiving with Fall Fiasco Fundraiser

Local advocacy-driven food enthusiast start-up TangoTab is holding a "Fall Fiasco" at the Nodding Donkey's SMU Blvd location Thursday, November 14th, from 7pm to 10pm, as a near-holiday push to feed more families for Thanksgiving. Aschere Energy is matching all donations made during the event, with the goal of 1,500 meals to feed families around the Metroplex this holiday.

Texas Veggie Fair: Eat Your Veggies & Drink Craft Brew with Erykah Badu This Sunday Oct. 20th

Texas Veggie Fair: Eat Your Veggies & Drink Craft Brew with Erykah Badu This Sunday Oct. 20th

Vegans and vegetarians, as well as carnivores, will gather this upcoming Sunday, October 20th, in Reverchon Park for the 4th Annual Texas Veggie Fair to celebrate all things plant-based, eco and compassion for animals. Among other speakers, Grammy-Award winner Erykah Badu will be the keynote.

Palette to Palate 2013

Palette to Palate 2013

Tweet Palette to Palate is an annual fundraising event to benefit disadvantaged children in the Dallas/Fort Worth area through Love for Kids. It is an evening featuring fine art and culinary art that will culminate an explosion of color, flavor, and sound tantalizing all your senses. Come enjoy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and other amazing culinary [...]

Attend the Best Little Brewfest in Texas June 22nd to Drink Beer & Make a Difference

Attend the Best Little Brewfest in Texas June 22nd to Drink Beer & Make a Difference

The Best Little Brewfest in Texas will be held at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth Saturday, June 22nd, and is expected to draw 4,000 tasters including 500 VIP attendees. With more than 50 craft brewers and more than 100 beers, many of which will be new releases never tasted by the public before, this is sure to be an epic event to put on your annual summer calendar.

21 Places & Things I Miss Most About Dallas After Moving

21 Places & Things I Miss Most About Dallas After Moving

Tweet I've made a temporary move north...way, way north--like almost Canada. And while I'm always keen for an adventure, there are some very serious things missing from my life on this adventure, and no, it’s not just sunshine in the Spring. I'm counting this as the second part of my "Dallas' Best Kept Secrets" series. [...]