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Spotlight: Genesis Alliance

For more than 20 years, the women of the Genesis Alliance have served as the backbone of our organization. We often refer to them as our original kitchen table ambassadors – raising awareness about domestic violence at every turn, from the kitchen table to the corporate boardroom. Our Alliance members come from all walks of…

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Three Reasons to Make a Year-End Contribution

Originally written for My Sweet Charity Genesis Women’s Shelter relies on the generosity of our community year-round to keep our operations running. Because of the kindness of our volunteers and donors, more than 2,500 woman and children who have experienced domestic violence will walk through our doors this year alone to receive critical life-saving services.…

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How Young Professionals can Get Involved with a Nonprofit in Dallas

Let’s imagine for a moment: you’re a 20- or 30-something who wants to give back to the community. Amidst a sea of like-minded young professionals in Dallas, where can you make the greatest impact? How young professionals can get involved in a Dallas nonprofit In 2001, the Genesis Young Leaders auxiliary was founded as an…

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Does Your Company Match Gifts to Nonprofits?

What is a matching gift program? Companies of all sizes are ready to match your donation to your favorite nonprofit organization. A matching gift program is one of the many ways a company supports an employee and their passion for helping the community. By matching the employee’s monetary gift to a nonprofit, companies that participate…

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National Thrift Shop Day

National #ThriftShopDay is this Friday, August 17, and what better way to celebrate than by stopping by our Benefit Thrift Store! We have furniture, books, men’s and women’s clothes, shoes, purses, accessories and more. For more than 25 years, the Genesis Benefit Thrift Store has been making incredible contributions to the Dallas community. More than 400 local…

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Three Steps to Celebrate National Nonprofit Day

Next Friday, August 17, is National Nonprofit Day, and there’s still time to get involved! At Genesis, we love and appreciate our volunteers every day. Especially on National Nonprofit Day, we celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of change-makers to come together to tackle domestic violence. Genesis is so grateful for our…

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Giving Items to a Nonprofit

Since 1985, Genesis Women’s Shelter has been giving victims of abuse a safe way out of domestic violence. Genesis has never received government funding, instead relying on grants, corporations and individuals to help us in this endeavor. One easy and fun way to make a lasting impact in the lives of our women and children…

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One Community One Cause

On Friday, more than 75 volunteers representing nearly 20 agencies on the Dallas County Family Violence Prevention Council (FVPC) participated in a day of service called One Community One Cause benefiting the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. The Family Violence Prevention Council consists of more than 20 agencies and institutions that aim to comprehensively address family violence…

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Women’s Shelters Nationwide Work Tirelessly to Provide Safety for Those in Need

This story was originally featured at blog.twomenandatruck.com. Flowers, gifts, family get-togethers, and immense appreciation are just a few things that make up Mother’s Day each year. Unfortunately for some mothers and women, a joyous day of celebration isn’t always on option on Mother’s Day – or any day. Domestic violence is a never-ending issue nationwide,…

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Why I Choose to Be Her First Step: Tamara Boozell

I was raised in a volunteering home. As a child, my mother would take us every Saturday to help at a pop-up free health clinic set up by a family friend, Dr. Alice. We were also raised taking half our birthday gifts over to a local children’s home and spending the day playing with the…

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