Attend an event …

… running your heart out for the love of the lake. The same-named nonprofit is one of the recipients of this year’s White Rock N’ Roll 5-mile and 2-mile races, sponsored by the Dallas Running Club. Proceeds will help fund For The Love of the Lake’s ongoing efforts to maintain and improve White Rock Lake. Register for $20 online at or $25 on race morning, and take home a sleek technical T-shirt.

Or donate for a cause …

… at Quesa-D-Ya’s on 2820 Greenville, through the restaurant’s “Discount for Deeds” program. Get 2 percent off your order for every canned food item or child’s toy you donate — given to either the North Texas Food Bank or Jonathan’s Place, an East Dallas area emergency shelter for children — up to four items and an 8 percent discount. When ordering by phone, just tell the Quesa-D-Ya’s staff how many donations you plan to make, and the restaurant will discount your bill and deliver the items to the appropriate organization. 214.823.3927 or

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