Eat a cupcake …

… and support the American Red Cross Dallas Area Chapter. From March 27 to April 1, Sprinkles Cupcakes at 4020 Villanova in the Plaza at Preston Center will offer a special Red Cross-themed cupcake to celebrate the organization’s 100th anniversary. And, 100 percent of the proceeds from each cupcake sold will benefit the Dallas Chapter. For more information on the local Red Cross, visit

Take photos with your pets …

… to raise money for the Dallas Chihuahua Rescue. Take your pups and the family to North Haven Gardens 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 and have them photographed in the gardens for $10. All proceeds benefit the rescue organization. North Haven Gardens is at 7700 Northaven. For more information, call 214.363.5316 or visit

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