#GIVINGSEASON

Saturday, December 23, 2017 6:23 PM | Matthew Phillips (Administrator)

DHBA is thankful to have members who are giving with their time and pocketbook. Donations make an impact in our communities. This season, please consider giving to a noble cause. We know there are several opportunities to give to well deserving organizations, below we mention only a few. Thank you in advance.

Hurricane Harvey

During this holiday season of giving, please consider contributing to Hurricane Harvey Relief through the Houston Bar Foundation's HBF Relief Fund.  When donating, please note your contribution in the "Group Code" section as: "#GivingSeason-DHBA" To learn more about efforts in Houston, including volunteer opportunities and resources for attorneys, please visit the HBA site.

Equal Access to Justice

There is a joint effort of the Dallas Bar Association, DHBA and other Sister Bar organizations, and the Legal Aid of Northwest Texas to raise funds for pro bono civil legal aid in Dallas County. Today, 600,000 of the 2.4 million people living in Dallas County qualify for free legal help from DVAP. To make a contribution, please visit the DVAP donation page. For more information on the Campaign or the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, contact Michelle Alden at 214-243-2234 or aldenm@lanwt.org.

The Concilio

Since 1981, The Concilio has worked with families in North Texas to respond to the needs of an emerging Hispanic population. More than 80% of the families they serve are low-income and many are learning English as a second language. Because of you supporters like you, over 11,000 parents and their children in the DFW metroplex are healthier and better educated this year. Recent results from their programs include: Students whose parents participate in the Concilio parent education program graduate from high school at a rate of over 90% (compared to 83% of their peers) and 2) Over 50% of participants in their health program decrease weight and improve fitness standards. To make a donation please visit The Concilo's donation page.

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