Advocacy

Two-Time Tony Award-Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform at Dallas Summer Musicals’ 2017 Gala

Two-Time Tony Award-Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform at Dallas Summer Musicals' 2017 Gala

Andy Smith and Paul von Wupperfeld, Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) 2017 Gala chairs, recently announced two-time Tony Award®-winner and Theater Hall of Fame member, Brian Stokes Mitchell as the new featured entertainment for the spectacular black-tie optional evening at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Saturday, November 4, 2017. A surprise Broadway guest, later to be announced, will join Brian Stokes Mitchell for a spectacular evening!

Joan Baez, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, James McMurtry, and More Raise Funds to Aid Refugees

Joan Baez, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, James McMurtry, and More Raise Funds to Aid Refugees

Joan Baez, Brandi Carlile, Lila Downs, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris, Dave Matthews, James McMurtry, Buddy Miller, Alynda Segarra, The Mastersons, Lucinda Williams – all Grammy winners and Grammy nominated artists – are donating their talent this month in eight cities for Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees including Dallas this weekend.

Reality TV Stars Become Warriors To Raise Funds For Youth

Reality TV Stars Become Warriors To Raise Funds For Youth

  When Missy Payne competed on the hit CBS show Survivor in 2015, she came in second place and departed from Nicaragua without the million dollar prize, but walked away with a winning idea to change lives. Payne spent 15 years as a competition cheer coach but after her time on Survivor, she decided to [...]

Hurricane Harvey relief fundraiser at the National Videogame Museum (Sept. 2)

Hurricane Harvey relief fundraiser at the National Videogame Museum (Sept. 2)

The National Videogame Museum (NVM) will donate half of all admission sales this Saturday (Sept. 2) to the United Way of Greater Houston. The museum will guarantee a minimum donation of $2,500. Admission tickets are available at the door. Doors open at 10 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. The museum is fun for [...]

Emmitt Smith Helps Dallas ISD Students Score

Emmitt Smith Helps Dallas ISD Students Score

On Wednesday, August 7, 2017, Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities, in partnership with Dallas Independent School District and title sponsor JCPenney, provided 3,000 new school uniforms valued at $150,000 to students from seven high need, Dallas Independent School District elementary schools. The Ellis Davis Field House was converted into a “pop-up shop” to provide a [...]

Support The Kraddick Foundation to Commemorate Kidd Kraddick at Children’s Health

Support The Kraddick Foundation to Commemorate Kidd Kraddick at Children's Health

On the fourth anniversary of the passing of Kidd Kraddick, his daughter, Caroline Kraddick, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Kidd’s Kids, along with Dr. J Mack Slaughter, founder of Music Meets Medicine, launched an online fundraiser to name the Therapeutic Arts Room at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, the flagship hospital of Children’s Health, as [...]

Galleria Ice Skating Center to Host Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Event Saturday, May 13

Galleria Ice Skating Center to Host Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Event Saturday, May 13

Legendary ice skater Scott Hamilton is a long-time friend of Galleria Ice Skating Center, and in recognition of the skater and his contribution to figure skating, the staff and students of the Galleria Ice Skating Center Skating School will host a benefit fundraiser for Hamilton’s Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer on Saturday, May 13. Skating School [...]

Warbirds Over Addison, May 13-14

Warbirds Over Addison, May 13-14

Cavanaugh Flight Museum, the largest collection of flying historic and military aircraft in the Southwest, hosts its biggest weekend of the year, Warbirds Over Addison, May 13-14, 2017.  North Texas aviation buffs will have the chance to see, touch and even FLY in many of the planes in the unparalleled Cavanaugh collection. The Cavanaugh Flight [...]

Silver Dollar at the Ranch hosts fundraiser for Speedway Children’s Charities Texas

Silver Dollar at the Ranch hosts fundraiser for Speedway Children’s Charities Texas

  On Saturday, May 20, Silver Dollar at the Ranch will hold its 10th annual fundraiser for pediatric cancer. The country western event benefits Speedway Children’s Charities Texas, with every donated dollar supporting children that are battling cancer here in DFW. This year’s event theme, “Wanted: a CURE for Cancer,” will continue to honor the Texas [...]

Eastwood’s Bar to host Kidd’s Kids benefit day, April 14

Eastwood's Bar to host Kidd's Kids benefit day, April 14

On Friday, April 14, Eastwood’s Bar in Uptown Dallas will donate 20 percent of all food and drink sales (including all sales from Caroline Kraddick's signature $5 margarita featuring Tequila Sheela), from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Throughout the day, guests have a chance to meet the Kidd’s Kids staff, including an afternoon performance by [...]