Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits

Devour art and food

Local artists and chefs converge at the Palette to Palate fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, benefiting Love for Kids Inc. The local nonprofit provides services to disadvantaged children in Dallas-Fort Worth. The event features art, food and wine as well as live music by Def Katz. Tickets start at $50. For more information, visit

Go out to eat

It’s time for KRLD’s annual Restaurant Week to raise money for the North Texas Food Bank. The event is Aug. 13-19 with a preview weekend Aug. 10-12. More than 125 restaurants across the city will offer a $35 three-course dinner, donating $7 of each sale to the food bank or the Lena Pope Home in Fort Worth. Reservations go fast, but some restaurants extend the offer Aug. 20-Sept. 2. To register and to see which Preston Hollow restaurants are participating, visit

Explore playhouses

Twenty custom-designed playhouses will be on display Aug. 3-19 at NorthPark Center to benefit Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). The two-week Parade of Playhouses helps raise awareness about abused and neglected children caught up in the criminal justice system and waiting for safe, permanent homes. Parade visitors can buy raffle tickets for a chance to win one of the playhouses. For more information, visit



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