Hispanic 100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Delivers $166,000 to North Texas Nonprofits

The Hispanic 100 (H100) Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation awarded $166,000 in grants to 33 North Texas area nonprofits serving the needs of Latina women and girls in low and moderate income communities. Since its inception, H100 has given an astounding $672,500 across 136 grants. 

Founded in 1996, the Hispanic 100 Network is an organization of trailblazing Latina leaders in North Texas whose contributions have shaped, influenced and transformed how Latinas are viewed in business, education, arts, health, public service and community leadership. The Hispanic 100 is a highly diverse network of Latinas with a 27-year history whose value proposition as a collective group is the strength of their experiences, their reach and their capacity to influence change.

The H100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation was established in 2019 by the Hispanic 100 Network to further engage Latinas in philanthropy, and to expand resources for local organizations whose mission is to empower, educate and support Latinas across North Texas.

Linda Valdez Thompson, the H100 Latina Giving Circle co-chair, said, “The Hispanic 100 Latina Giving Circle is honored to award grants to these 33 organizations whose mission aligns with ours to invest and empower Latinas to achieve success.”

Lucinda Rocha, H100 Latina Giving Circle co-chair, added, “There were many worthy organizations, and we researched and selected these knowing that they are making a positive impact in the communities that they serve.”

Grants were given to the following:

·       Bachman Lake Together – Expansion of their parent leadership programming

·       Buckner Children and Family Services, Inc. – College and career readiness program

·       Catch Up & Read – Support for one of their campuses

·       Children First – Hire part-time bilingual counselors

·       Design Connect Create – STEM Camps for Girls

·       Dwell with Dignity – Furniture for Hispanic women and girls escaping homelessness and poverty

·       Family Compass – Growing As Parents Home Mentoring program

·       First3Years – Free access to Spanish training on infant topics

·       Friends of Solar Prep – Supplies for Project Based Learning program

·       Genesis Women’s Shelter – Partial salary of bilingual counselor for counseling and advocacy services

·       Girls Inc. of Tarrant County – Eureka! STEM magnet program

·       HHM Health – Hispanic Women’s & Children’s Health Center at Vickery Meadow

·       Hope Clinic of McKinney – Salary support of one or more bilingual staff positions

·       Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, Inc. – Crime Victims program

·       Irving Cares – Client emergency assistance and education opportunities

·       LIFT dba Aspire – Family Literacy and Early Childhood Education program

·       Lift Fund – Strengthen Latina owned small businesses in Collin, Dallas, and Tarrant counties through high impact training sessions

·       Mommies in Need Inc. – Support for families at Annie’s Place at Parkland Hospital

·       Mosaic Family Services Inc – Support for victims in Transitional Housing program

·       Open Arms Inc. dba Bryan’s House – Family Support Service program

·       Rainbow Days, Inc. – Community Connection, social-emotional and behavioral health program

·       Readers 2 Leaders – Family Reading 2023-2024 Cohort

·       Rosa es Rojo, Inc. – The Rojo Way wellness program

·       Seasons of Change, Inc. – expand outreach services for homelessness

·       SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc. – SER STEM Robotics program

·       Tarrant County Academy of Medicine – Project Access Tarrant County program

·       The Compelling Why – Two seminars and Leadership Series support 

·       The Concilio – General support for educational programming 

·       The Wilkinson Center – Integrated El Civics adult ESL course for job readiness

·       United to Learn – Student and educator support across eight Dallas ISD elementary campuses

·       Vickery Meadow Learning Center dba Literacy Achieves – ESL & Early Childhood Education classes

·       Wesley-Rankin Community Center – Girls of Hope, Girls of Honor Program

·       Young Women’s Preparatory Network – Support of To and Through College program

Donating to the H100 Latina Giving Circle is open to anyone who has a desire to join a legacy of philanthropy that creates positive change by investing in the lives of Latinas.

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