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Our Thanks to YOU

The work of Wilkinson Center is possible thanks to volunteers and donors like you. Here’s a round-up of just a few people and organizations...

Volunteer to Bring Holiday Cheer

Join our auxiliary groups, the Friends and Young Friends of Wilkinson Center, in bringing Thanksgiving and holiday cheer to families in need.       Turkey Food Basket...

Sande Wilkinson Recalls Our “Cigar Box Days”

As we celebrate our 35th anniversary, we sat down with Sande Wilkinson, daughter-in-law to Wilkinson Center namesake Ruby Wilkinson, to talk about the earliest...

Hope for Seniors like Barbara

We all want and deserve to spend our retirement years savoring life, not struggling. But after decades of raising children, working hard and paying...

A White Hot Party

The Young Friends of Wilkinson Center’s White Party has again proven to be one of the hottest parties in town – selling out tables,...

We Appreciate YOU!

YOU make the work of Wilkinson Center possible. There are countless friends and volunteers who support our mission. Here is a round-up of just...

Be The Difference: Volunteer

We are looking for caring volunteers to help individuals and families select food in our Food Pantry and to distribute holiday meals and toys...

Remembering Vickie Thompson

The Wilkinson Center family was heartbroken by the sudden loss of our beloved Friend and volunteer, Vickie Thompson. A servant leader to us and...

The Gift of Empathy: Laura Steen-Patterson

We often say at Wilkinson Center that, when someone walks through our doors, we meet them wherever they are. For the past 15 years,...

Kiala’s Journey

Kiala is someone you notice right away. She is tall, has kind eyes and a broad, beaming smile. You can guess immediately she is...

The “Wilkinson Way”

Ever wonder what it’s like working on the front lines of the community – in a food pantry or helping families in crisis? We...

The White Party Fundraiser 2017

A big thank you to all of our 2017 White Party sponsors and to everyone who came out to support the Young Friends of...
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American Dream Denied: For thousands in Dallas, hard work is not enough to escape...

America is supposed to offer the promise of upward mobility for those willing to put in the labor. So why are nearly 31,000 Dallas...
Charity Navigator 4 Star Rating

The Wilkinson Center Achieves Coveted Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

On June 1 The Wilkinson Center received the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation's largest independent evaluator of charities.
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Can Do Luncheon Award Recipient 2017: The Real Estate Council

The Real Estate Council (TREC) is the largest and most influential organization of its kind, representing 95 percent of the commercial real estate business in...
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Can Do Luncheon Award Recipient 2017: Monique Weber

When Monique moved to Dallas, she hoped to leave behind the anxieties of living in the troubled Heart of Chicago neighborhood. She longed to...
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Can Do Luncheon Award Recipient 2017: Ashlee and Chris Kleinert

Chris Kleinert is CEO and president of Hunt Consolidated Investments, LLC, and co-CEO of its holding company, Hunt Consolidated, Inc. He is president of...

Wilkinson Center Expands Adult Education Program

Putting More People on the Path to Self-Sufficiency Sara, like one out of every four Dallas County adults, lacks a high school diploma. She also...

Restoring Hope: Monique’s Story

How Monique is Building a New Future When Monique moved to Dallas, she hoped to leave behind the anxieties of living in the troubled Heart...

What Does Entrepreneurial Philanthropy Look Like?

Celebrating Entrepreneurship in Philanthropy 2017 Can Do! Luncheon Honorees Ashlee & Chris Kleinert This big-hearted couple energetically supports a range of worthy causes in Dallas, including education,...

Wilkinson Center Celebrates 35 Years

Born from Compassion Pathways to self-suffiency. This has been at the core of Wilkinson Center’s mission since it was founded in 1982 at Munger Place...
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Can Do Lucheon Award Recipient 2016 – Regina Montoya

Regina Montoya is a member of the Board of Directors of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and is the Chair of Dallas Mayor Mike...
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Good Works Under 40

A big thank you to Dallas Foundation for nominating our Wilkinson Center Board Member and Young Friend Co-President, OJ DeSouza! This video features the...
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2016 Can Do Luncheon Award Recipient – North Texas Food Bank

The North Texas Food Bank was established in 1982 to address the critical issue of hunger in our community. Since that time, the impact...