This month, Attend an event …
… at Taco Mundo, 10720 Preston, on Tuesday, August 4, from 6-8 p.m. During the grand opening of this restaurant at the Preston Royal Shopping Center, proceeds will benefit Heroes for Children, a nonprofit that helps the families of children with cancer. The suggested donation is $20, which includes cocktails and appetizers.

or Make a purchase …
… at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 3052 Northwest Highway. The shop is an outreach of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, so proceeds of sales go toward helping the needy. The inventory at this volunteer-run shop includes everything from furniture to baby items to clothes, which is painstakingly arranged by color and size.

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