Posts Tagged ‘volunteering’

If You Can’t Take the Heat, Plant More Trees: The Cool and Connected Oak Cliff Project

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Trees accomplish more than just adding a little greenery to the Dallas concrete jungle — they affect air pollution, the temperature, and the entire community.

With the rising problem of urban heat islands, local organizations are stepping up with big …

Creating Cultural Ties: Bright Light Volunteers Eyeing Canada, Vietnam for Growth

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Volunteering abroad with her children led Dallas resident Catherine Greenberg rvo her latest venture. 

As she raised her own children to be global citizens and saw the impact volunteering had on their worldview, she felt the need to share cultural …

Executives in Action
Goes Digital With Volunteer Matchmaking

Posted by Heather Noel


Executives in Action officially has relinquished its role as North Texas’ volunteering cupid.

Akin to a blind date, the Dallas-based nonprofit founded by Chris and Ashlee Kleinert matched up professionals who were retired or …