IN THE NEWS
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Sharing Life seeks volunteers as donations and community need increase
“We still have 20 or more pallets of clothing donations that we still need volunteers to help sort through, but it’s getting done. It’s just getting done at a slower pace”
Teresa Jackon is featured on the Ben & Skin show
“Our greatest need, and it’s rare you near a nonprofit professional say this, but right now my greatest need is volunteers, even over donations. We have so many people to serve and we just don’t have enough staffing to get to all of these needs.”
How to help people affected by the Balch Springs fire
“Every family is different and every need is different,” said Kimberly Onofre, Housing Services Coordinator with Sharing Life Community Outreach. “I think it just means that we have to be a little more flexible.”
Balch Springs community responds, helps victims of grass fire.
“Donations of new clothing, food and gift cards started stacking up Tuesday in Balch Springs as community members jumped in to assist more than two dozen households impacted by a fast-moving brush fire.”
Mesquite Food Pantry's Ability to Deliver Much-Needed Meals in Jeopardy after catalytic converter thefts
“With the truck out of service, the group said it would cause a trickledown effect, leaving families who rely on their meals without food.”
Sharing Life outreach of Mesquite boosted by giving day donations.
“The organization said it took in more than $30,000 last week, its highest total on a Giving Day, which will help provide thousands more meals to those in need.”
The Dallas Morning News Charities
‘The Dallas Morning News’ supports nearly two dozen North Texas organizations that help the homeless and hungry.”
DMN Charities’ summer campaign raises nearly $155,000 for programs that feed hungry children
“The event ran May 25-July 7 with a goal of pulling in $150,000 for area nonprofits..”
Sharing Life Founder Talks Funding For homelessness
“The Mesquite City Council approves a resolution authorizing the filing of an application for an amount not to exceed.”
Neighborly Assistance: Mesquite Nonprofit helps displaced tornado victims
“Sharing Life vies to help victims long-term”
Sharing Life, NTFB Open New Food Hub
“Sharing Life Community Outreach opened its doors last week to showcase changes the organization has made”