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Category: Philanthropy & Giving

Hurricane Ida Giving Guide

Striking on Sunday, Aug. 29, Hurricane Ida impacted the Southern Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane and continues to create issue for the Northeast. If you are interested in helping those affected by Hurricane Ida and the surrounding areas, we have included some suggestions below. American Red Cross North Texas Food Bank Operation Kindness Samaritan’s […]

Afghanistan Refugee Giving Guide

As Taliban forces continue to take control of Afghanistan, tens of thousands of people are attempting to flee the country and seek refuge. Many fear what the return of Taliban rule will mean for the country’s citizens in general, and for women and girls in particular. If you are interested in helping the humanitarian crisis […]

2021 Haiti Earthquake: A Guide for Giving

Haiti was hit by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on Saturday, Aug. 14, causing widespread destruction. Aid organizations are assessing the damage on the ground, while forecasters are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Grace, to determine the best ways to aid Haiti. We put together a list of suggested organizations for those interested in helping […]

Giving Together: Using Philanthropy to Prepare the Next Generation

In the latest Tolleson Insights podcast episode, I talk about philanthropy and how families can accomplish successful giving with our Director of Philanthropy and Family Engagement Susan Wells Jenevein. Giving Together: Using Philanthropy to Prepare the Next Generation Philanthropy provides families the unique opportunity to create impact, share values, and make decisions together. It can […]

Winter Storm Resources Following 2021’s Freezing Temperatures and Snow

Millions of Texans are without heat, power, and suitable housing in response to recent winter storms. With below-freezing temperatures and hazardous road conditions, many are in need of assistance and support as resources are stretched thin throughout the state. In response to these needs throughout our community, our Philanthropy Services Team has curated a list […]

Spread More Love this Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and giving back on Valentine’s Day is too! Studies¹ project that Americans will spend $12.8 billion this Valentine’s Day. As you think about ways to make someone in your life feel special, consider gifts that can also impact others. “Be Mine” with a card. Send a […]

Holiday Giving Guide

‘Tis the season for giving! The Philanthropy Services team has compiled a list of organizations on the best ways to volunteer and donate this year. Volunteer as Santa Claus or his Little Helper Channel your inner elf and make a child’s Christmas by “answering” their letter to Santa Claus. Be a Santa to a senior […]

A Conversation with Reid Porter: A Safer and More United Dallas

Tolleson Wealth Management’s Philanthropy Director Susan Jenevein virtually sat down with Reid Porter to discuss his organization, Advocates for Community Transformation (“ACT”). The organization uses innovative approaches to create safer neighborhood in Dallas by fostering relationships and empowering neighbors to stand up for their community. Porter and Jenevein discuss how ACT bridges differences, creates safer communities, and has […]

Shop for a Cause: Black Friday Giving

Black Friday is known for good deals and slashed prices; however, this year it is a chance to give back. Many stores and companies take Black Friday’s increased sales as an opportunity to donate portions of their sales to philanthropic organizations. Now, it is possible to get holiday shopping done while also benefitting the community […]

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