This month, make a donation…
… to C.L.A.S.P. International, a nonprofit that sends speech pathologists to Zambia. East Dallas resident Shannon Raby started the charity after a mission trip to Zambia. She discovered that children with disabilities are considered a burden there and often are discarded. The ones who are “rescued” often struggle their whole lives. The group last year sent 12 speech pathologists to Zambia to work with children and adults with disabilities, including cleft palates, hearing loss and blindness. Get more information at claspinternational.org or by calling 214.417.0337.
… with the Friends of the Santa Fe Trail. The group needs volunteers for its trail clean-up Saturday, June 18. Volunteers will pick up trash, cover graffiti and “generally make the trail look better”. Meet at 8 a.m. at Randall Park, Glasgow and Santa Fe. More information is available at friendsofsantafetrail.org.
Know of ways that neighbors can spend time, attend an event, or purchase or donate something to benefit a neighborhood nonprofit? Email your suggestion to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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