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News November 14, 2012

Catholic Charities offers opportunities to help those in need this Holiday season

Catholic Charities of Dallas will be offering many opportunities to help those in need in the Diocese of Dallas this Holiday season.

Join Catholic Charities of Dallas for the Biggest Holiday Volunteer Effort of the Year!

Join Catholic Charities of Dallas for the biggest volunteer effort during Thanksgiving and Christmas! There are so many volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups to assist the various service sites during the holiday season.  Visit for dates and times! For more information about any of the holiday volunteer opportunities, please contact Maureen Dunlap at or call (214)520-6590 ext. 123.


Have Fun & Benefit Catholic Charities of Dallas at Hope for the Holidays 2012

From the creators of the annual “Holiday Home Tour” and last year’s favorite “Holiday Shop and Share Party” comes a brand new event, that is bigger and better than ever!  The Angels of Charity for Catholic Charities of Dallas invite you to attend this year’s Hope for the Holidays Fundraising Event on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 6 – 10pm at Pettigrew Associates Design Showroom in the Dallas Design District (1805 Market Center Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75207). 

This event benefits the clients and programs of Catholic Charities of Dallas - so bring hope to those in need this holiday season by attending this incredible event! Enjoy an exclusive shopping experience which brings the holiday bazaar from day-time to night-time for an even better experience!  Enjoy wine, scotch and cocktail tastings, holiday shopping and gift ideas, elegant table-top themed Christmas trees designed by top local designers, amazing food and sweet treats, live holiday entertainment and much more to see! Tickets are only $35 pre-sale, and $40 at the door.  Purchase tickets online at today!


CELEBRATE NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH: Donate New or Gently-Used Baby Items or Give a Gift to our Basics for Babies Donation Fund!

Our Pregnancy & Parenting Services experienced an increase in individuals seeking assistance during the past months of September and October so far. The program staff is quite happy to be able to serve more women who are seeking assistance from the program, but with any increase in demand, the staff is also concerned about the ability to serve those needing assistance with the current supply of resources on hand. Please help us provide the basics needed for expectant mothers or those with newborns or children under 1 years of age. We are calling on our dedicated and generous supporters as well as the community at large to help us serve the increased number of women seeking our help by donating much needed baby toiletry items and clothing. Donations needed including: baby wipes, baby formula, burp cloths, bottles (all sizes/types), bottle liners, toys, booties & socks, diaper bags, changing pads, newborn baby clothing (newborn – 6 months & 12 months – 24 months) for baby girl or boy, diapers (size newborn, 3 and 4), baby lotion, baby shampoo, baby powder, and pacifiers. Donations may be dropped off at our Pregnancy & Parenting Services location at 9461 LBJ Freeway, Suite 110, Dallas, TX 75243. Don’t have time to shop or don’t have any items to donate? You can still make a difference by giving a gift to our Basics for Babies Donation Fund online at