Today is North Texas Giving Day — an annual event that encourages community members to make a donation or pledge volunteer hours to more than 3,300 nonprofits across North Texas.
The city of Allen has nearly 50 organizations participating in the event. Learn which organizations you can give to.
Allen Community Outreach focuses on combating homelessness and hunger around the city.
Allen Area Young Life is a faith-based outreach group for teenagers.
Allen Arts Alliance embraces arts and culture around the Allen community.
Allen Community Band is a volunteer organization that provides musical performances around the community.
Allen Garden Club educates community members about natural gardening practices and conservation through community service projects.
Allen Gifted is a non-profit organization that supports gifted and talented education for students, teachers and parents around the community.
Allen Lady Eagles Lacrosse supports players who may not be able to afford the fees.
Allen MCJROTC Boosters supports the MCJROTC program in Allen ISD.
Allen Parks Foundation assists the city and government partners in improving recreational facilities by accepting land bequests, rights or way and other donations.
Allen Sports Association offers sports programs to young children.
Amazing Little Hearts CHD Support Group supports parents who are affected by congenital heart disease. The fund helps support struggling families.
Binky Patrol is a national non-profit with a chapter in Allen. Volunteers make and distribute handmade blankets to children born HIV-positive, drug-addicted, infected with AIDS or other terminal illnesses, as well as those abused or in foster care.
Bridge to Tomorrow helps provide scholarships to students in higher education. However, students do not need to apply. Instead, donors approach students.
Carson’s Crusaders Foundation supports children and families affected by solid tumor pediatric cancers.
Change the World Allen encourages community members to serve the community in positive ways.
Compassion that Compels supports women who are battling cancer.
Connamera Conservancy Foundation offers public access to a 72-acre nature preserve for nature walks and conservation education projects.
Cutting Edge Cares supports its struggling families and clients.
Dallas Dog Rescue Rehab Reform rescues and rehabilitates animals that have been neglected or abused.
Dominique Cares provides counseling, grants, education support and medical expense assistance to individuals and families affected by autism and other extra needs.
EduFREE is a nonprofit that provides underprivileged students with equal access to educational opportunities.
Exponential Women of Power provides assistance to women and children who struggle with abuse, financial insecurity or homelessness.
Family Promise of Collin County provides food, shelter and support to families in Collin County.
Foundation for Allen Schools provides educational opportunities for students and teachers in Allen ISD.
Foundation for Lovejoy Schools provides educational opportunities for students and teachers in Lovejoy ISD.
Friends of Israel Defense Forces is a national nonprofit with a chapter in North Texas. The group was established by Holocaust survivors and strives to offer educational, cultural, recreational and social programs for Israel’s soldiers.
Grateful Gratitude Hearts Foundation is a Christian-based nonprofit that offers support to families in need.
Happiness and Joy offers support to families in need by providing clothing and food to homeless families.
Helping Hope, Inc. serves the underprivileged by providing basic needs to struggling families.
Heroes on the Water is a recreational-focused organization that brings military veterans together through kayaking, fishing and other outdoor experiences.
Hope Mommies is a Christian-based organization that supports families who have experience infant loss.
Hopewell Academy is a Christian boarding school that provides disadvantaged youth the opportunity of education and musical study.
Mu Delta Alpha is a professional muslim sorority that offers education, career opportunities and friendship to women.
North Texas Dance Scholarship Fund supports rising high school seniors and college students in their pursuit of competitive dancing.
Our Lady of Angels Parish is a religious facility based in Allen.
Real Options is a faith-based pregnancy clinic that has served Collin County since the 1980s.
Rockbridge Bible Church is a religious facility based in Allen.
The S.A.L.T. Connection Inc. is a Christian-based organization that teaches women how to worship.
Single Educated Women Organization educates and mentors single women.
Sisters Breaking Chains Together is a faith-based organization that brings women together to be empowered.
Sunshine and Rainbows Early Learning Center is a Christian-based early learning center that teaches young children.
Teal Hearts Foundation provides assistance and support to women who have recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
The Unique Friends Foundation supports individuals with disabilities by educating employers of their potential and expressing the challenges of them to the community.
Youth Ballet of Texas is dedicated to providing young ballet dancers with dance opportunities.
The Zach Hoefler Memorial Trust supports and assists families who face challenges of childhood illness.
Visit the North Texas Giving Day website to donate or learn more about these organizations.