Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits

Play golf

The Jewish Community Center hosts its 25th annual Erwin Waldman Memorial Golf Tournament, which helps send children to camp. The event is June 11 at Coyote Ridge Golf Club, beginning with a shotgun tee off at 8 a.m. for the morning round. There is a luncheon buffet at 11:30 a.m. followed by the afternoon tee off at 1 p.m. A cocktail reception and awards ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Golfers can register with sponsorship levels starting at $500. Raffle tickets are $25 each or $100 for five. The funds benefit the Joanie I. Weinstein Camp Scholarship Fund and the Elaine Quint Schrager Preschool Enhancement Fund. For more details, call 214.239.7103 or visit

Attend a folk concert

Singer-songwriter Sara Hickman performs at 8 p.m. June 15 at Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, a venue that donates a portion of ticket sales to local charities. This time, the show supports Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia research, a rare but fatal lung disorder in infants. Hickman is a social activist, mother of two and also teaches classes on creativity, parenting and songwriting. She is donating $5 per ticket to the ACD cause. Admission is $20-$25. Uncle Calvin’s is inside Northpark Presbyterian Church at 9555 N. Central. For details, visit

Take a garden tour

The Rise and Bloom Garden Tour features four Highland Park homes with ticket sales benefiting The Rise School in Preston Hollow. The tour runs 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 2, and admission is $25. Located in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, the nonprofit Rise School provides early childhood education to children with developmental disabilities. For more details and to register, visit

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