The Dallas Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Kappa Gamma
has selected the following agencies as Beneficiaries of Kappa Tablescapes 2014!
Catch Up and Read
84% of Dallas Independent School District 4th graders read below proficient levels. CAR’s mission is to help these students catch up to grade level reading by the 4th grade by providing intervention services to students, their teachers and families. An afterschool program utilizing the latest technology called Istation will benefit from our funding.
Child Care Group
Child Care Group promotes, delivers and expands the best early care and education programs for children, parents, and early childhood professionals. Family Advocates meet with families to determine their needs and help the parents set goals and action plans. Our funds will partially underwrite the salary of a Family Advocate.
Through 24-hour free, confidential listening, comfort, and emergency assistance CONTACT Crisis Line serves people from teens to seniors, facing issues such as domestic violence, suicide, teen issues, financial concerns, grief, and depression. Funds will be used to provide emergency taxi service, prescription medications, and partially fund the salary of a follow-up coordinator.
Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center
The DCAC has been a place of hope and healing for severely abused children and non-offending family members since it opened in 1991. DCAC has expert child therapists who provide art therapy, play therapy, animal assisted therapy, and music therapy. Services are free of charge. Our funding will off-set these costs.
Dwell with Dignity
This group of interior designers and volunteers is dedicated to creating soothing, inspiring homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty. Dwell is committed to changing a persons surroundings and their outlook on life by providing 6 apartments and one community center. Our funding will help purchase furniture, art, bedding, kitchen supplies, and pantry items.
Kappa Kappa Gamma
Proceeds from Kappa Tablescapes will be used to enhance the lives of Kappa women, and therefore their communities, by providing funds for educational programs, scholarships, financial aid and the preservation of Kappa heritage within the context of women’s history through our national foundation.
Embracing God’s call to serve in the world, Mosaic advocates for people with intellectual disabilities and provides opportunities for them to enjoy a full life. Federal regulations have changed to require a Registered Nurse on staff at Mosaic. Without funding like ours to offset a nurse’s salary, Mosaic will close.
New Friends New Life
Formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and their children are restored and empowered with New Friends New Life. Funds will serve the Adolescent Wrap Around program designed to break the cycle of children falling into the same industry as their mothers through counseling, academic tutoring, mentoring, and support.
Founded in 1984, Promise House is focused on providing support and hope to homeless youths through concrete programs that improve life skills and personal development to create self-sufficiency. Our funds will aid the Wesley Inn Program giving pregnant, homeless teens a home while attending school or working, alleviating the cycle of poverty and unplanned pregnancy.
VNA / Meals on Wheels
The dignity for the infirmed and seniors is preserved through Meals on Wheels by providing nutritional home-delivered meals and visits 5 days a week to 5000 seniors in Dallas County. The personal contact and relationship between the volunteer and recipient also allows the homebound to avoid isolation and depression. This funding will help serve 13 new Meals on Wheels members from the 2800-person waiting list.