Stuffed Animal for Women’s Shelter

Delivering Flowers to Retirement Community

Rebuilding a church after a fire

Purchasing a van to a veteran

Providing a trailer for a south Dallas produce service

Giving Yoga Balls to Special Needs Classrooms

Making Backpacks for Back to School Project

2016 Projects

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Nancy Kurkowski To assist tornado victim in purchasing household goods
Cecil Taylor, Koinonia Class Help clean up and rebuild part of a church in Oak Cliff that burned last February.
Blane Richard Buy a reliable, used car for army veteran, Rashid Assalan
Marge Brinkley Purchase music for singing group (Encore) who visits Nursing Homes and Retirement facilities doing free programs several times a year
Liv Smith Purchasing medication, food, supplies and toiletries for a home in Lima, Peru (Hogar de las Bienventuranzas) which helps handicapped, abandoned individuals
Salt & Light Choir Purchase 1-2 new TVs for the common area of the Brooklyn United Methodist Church Home (nursing, rehab and hospice care) where they will be singing on tour this summer.
Sharon Scott, Spirit Singles Class Work with the Rotary Club and the Parks Dept. to build an All-Abilities Playground in McKinney for the benefit of kids with disabilities who also want to play
Walter Sithole Pay for the shipment of 15 suitcases which are packed with clothes and school supplies for children in the Mutare and Mashonaland West Province in Zimbabwe. To be shipped at the end of June. Walter is also going to fly over and oversee distribution.
Michael Agnew Spark Tank Committee pre-approved funds for spontaneous project on Youth Mission Trip.
Heather Davis Purchase 30 stuffed animal gift kits for distribution to Hope’s Door (will involve middle schoolers to stuff and dress, etc.)
Sean Lofgren Contribution to Big Bros, Big Sisters as matching for a personal fundraiser that he is organizing in Trinity Grove
Kris Roberson Special Lift Chair for Plano Senior High Drill Team dad with ALS
Hannelore Joost Deliver flowers to Silverado Assisted Living
Donna Fort Smoke Detector maintenance team
Micah Mahoney Mentoring program at Richardson HS
Dallas Small Group Help pay for buses for Hamilton Park UMC Youth Conference trip
Emerson Palazzo Help pay for Yoga balls for special education classes in public schools
Kim Myers VBS
Sue & Greg Hasty Funding for jewelry making supplies for Costa Rica women's ministry
Jerry Averyt Pay rent for a ministry being run by Leon Johnson out of health club
Kathy Stutesman Renovate part of a donated building to be able to house 6 additional women for Agape Assistance Center
John Harling Sunday School Class buying supplies for refugees apartment
Beckye Brown Take 7 members of a disadvantaged family to Six Flags
Parker Asturi Lemonade Stand to raise money for handicapped kids
Mackenzie Davis Fast Food gift cards for homeless people with signs on the street
Ellis Shaughnessy/Koinonia Class Help repair freezer and replace lost meat for Minnies Food Pantry
Brady Field & Steve Hardy Air Conditioning repair and groceries for someone in the welfare system
Kimberly Nelon Lemonade Stand for DPA
Kathy Gordon Plant Trees for Patriot Paws
Carrie Condry Purchase art to donate to Hospice Centers
Jeff Morton Supplies for Dallas Christian Women’s Job Corp
Heather Davis Stuff backpacks for foster kids
Linda Miska Buying books for Title 1 schools in PISD
Hannah Villio Funds to help with medical bills for hair stylist in TN who has cancer
Jimmy Decker Fund to help repair air conditioner at new church startup in San Antonio
Kathleen Harder Steve Fields Gift Cards for St. Andrew police officers
Amy Cohen Funds to purchase shoes for Big Feat event
Daniel LaBroad Free Flu Clinic for still to be identified population (100-150 vaccines)
Discipling Parents Complete chores for Rhonda Sanchez to “finish” Christian’s Merit Badge
Catherine Landrum Shoes for Shoes for Orphan Soles in Christian Sanchez’s name
Seekers Sunday School Class Help with medical bills for 2 year old with Leukemia
Heather Bunting Buy books for Plano Presby NICU
Avery & Kendall McClain Pay from groceries at Aldi
Something Else Class Provide funds for hotel and shirts and caps for WW11 Vets Honor Flight in Nov.
Something Else Class 55 Styrofoam coolers to fill with ice/drinks for garbage collectors
Kay Richardson & various staff Meal for DPD Southwest Division; staff to serve
Michelle Mullen/Miranda Jack Gift card for struggling family; 7 yr old child has terminal illness, family is out of home due to storms, etc.
Mary Doyle/LOFT Meal for the teachers at Mendenhall Elementary
Jan Lamoreaux Something Else Class would like to purchase and install room dividers for Cornerstone Ranch's Activity Center (home for adults with disabilities)
RonWeaver (UMM) Scholarships for students at Casa Emanuel UMC
Spirit Singles/Sharon Scott Donation to Stray Dog, Inc 
Denise Smith Birthday cakes for 6 FireStations. Once/month for one year.
Steve Hardy & Brady Field Replace AC for elderly woman
Mark Brubaker Gaga Ball Pit for City of Plano (Eagle Scout Project)
Isabella Sanchez Help with medical costs for friend and fellow boy scout of Christian Sanchez’s
Thomas Lytle Pay for 6 weeks in extended stay motel for homeless woman
Jennifer Arnold Uniforms for “Together we Ball”
Robin Day Christmas gifts for kids who don’t get adopted at company party
Tyler Reames Hotel for LA flood victim 
Phillip Hayworth UMCOR Flood buckets for LA
Jackie Harleroad Books for Dallas ISD
Tanya Smitherman Homeless project for TCA 8th graders in Christian Sanchez’s memory
Ashley McClain Laundry Mat coins and folding, etc. 
Collin Francois Salvation Army shelves
Devra Helffrich Books for Huffman Elementary
Dana Pool Help with back to school supplies for families in a school in Denham Spring, LA
Cindy Lofgren Match Scout donations to World Friendship Fund (scouts overseas)
Pam White Electrical work for Jimmy Sanchez of Elmwood-El Buen Samaritano UMC
Grace Connection Group (Jill Blackmon) Broken windows and AC unit 
Henny Hughes Embroidery machine and supplies for sewing classes 
Isabella Sanchez Help with back to school for the family of Nickie Lac
Robert Salinas repairs for Jacinto City Baptist Church
Young Families Connection Group Improvements at Hope’s Door
Rachel Circle (UMW) Hygiene kits for homeless
Ashley McClain Help for woman who works with her sister (bill payment, gift card, etc)
Meixelspergers bikes for Chin Community Ministry
Marisa Anz Working with dancers at strip clubs in Columbia, MO
Zip Code Connection project Help establish entrepreneur mentorship program in Fair Park area
Brady Field Rehab work on group home for special needs men
Joe Rule Help with cost of repairing truck for Danae Gutierrez (food delivery effort)
Art Rodriguez Matching donation for a fundraiser that DRG Concepts (owns Dallas Chop House and Dallas Fish Market) is holding to benefit Vogel Alcove and NTFB