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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 […]

Disaster Relief Resources for West Coast Wildfires

Dozens of major fires are burning across the Western United States. The current fires have burned more than 4.6 million acres in 10 states. Our thoughts are with those impacted and those volunteering to stop the fires. If you are interested in supporting the relief efforts, our Philanthropy Team has compiled information regarding the best […]

Disaster Relief Resources for Hurricane Laura

Our thoughts are with those affected by the recent impact from Hurricane Laura that devastated the Gulf, Southern Texas, and Southern Louisiana early on Thursday, Aug. 26. If you are interested in supporting the relief efforts, our Philanthropy Service Team has compiled information regarding the best ways to help and donate. To ensure that your […]

CARES Act for Nonprofits and Donors: What We Know So Far

Giving well in these unprecedented times is both essential for our communities and requires planning. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides both tax incentives for charitable donations in 2020 and funding, both loans and essentially grants, to nonprofit organizations. Susan Jenevein, Director of Tolleson Philanthropy Services, and Darren Moore, nonprofit organizations […]

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