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2022 Uvalde Resource Guide

On May 24, Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas experienced great loss as a mass shooting killed nineteen children and two adults. If you are interested in helping those affected, we have included some suggestions below: Nonprofit Organizations   Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country Mental Health America United Way of San Antonio and […]

2022 Ukraine Crisis Giving Guide

The recent launch of the Russia-Ukraine war has resulted in a major humanitarian crisis, as many Ukrainians are displaced or have fled to neighboring countries for safety. If you are interested in helping the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, we have included some suggestions below: The International Committee of the Red Cross International Medical Corps Jewish […]

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 […]

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