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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...
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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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Confetti Cannons, Samba Dancers and Congo Lines Make This Young Professionals Party White Hot

BY JANE ROZELLE Samba dancers weaved their way through the crowd, forming congo lines here and there as Young Friends of Wilkinson Center turned up...
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Sold-Out 2016 Can Do! Luncheon Celebrated Food For Thought And Stories Of Success By...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Those Melnick sisters must have a great relationship with Mother Nature. Last year Leslie (Melnick) Diers chaired The Wilkinson Center’s Can Do!...
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Dallas young professionals party with purpose at summer’s hottest fundraiser

By Diana Oates The White Party is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Young Friends of Wilkinson Center — and one of the most...

White Party Kicks Off With the Happiest Hour – Preston Hollow

The Young Friends of the Wilkinson Center will host its fifth annual White Party Benefit at 6500 Cedar Springs on Saturday, June 4th. The...

White Party Kicks Off With the Happiest Hour – Park Cities

The Young Friends of the Wilkinson Center will host its fifth annual White Party Benefit at 6500 Cedar Springs on Saturday, June 4th. The...

Luncheon Celebrates CAN DO Spirit Awards – Preston Hollow

The Wilkinson Center hosted their 4th annual CAN DO luncheon May 10 at the Dallas Country Club to celebrate entrepreneurship in philanthropy – the...

Luncheon Celebrates CAN DO Spirit Awards – Park Cities

The Wilkinson Center hosted their 4th annual CAN DO luncheon May 10 at the Dallas Country Club to celebrate entrepreneurship in philanthropy – the...
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My Sweet 2016 Goals: Anne Reeder

BY JEANNE PREJEAN According to The Wilkinson Center Executive Director Anne Reeder, “My goal for 2016 is to recruit additional members for the Wilkinson Center...
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Re/Max DFW Associates Donates Bicycles to Wilkinson Center For Christmas

BY Shelia Huffman If you step into the offices of RE/MAX DFW Associates, you will be greeted by brightly colored, shiny new bicycles — boys...
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Despite the Rains Pouring, the Spirit of Taos Partied on at The Lot for...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Nothing can keep the Friends of Wilkinson Center home when it comes to fundraising for The Wilkinson Center. And their annual Spirit...
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Friends of Wilkinson Center Donned Fringe, Turquoise, and Boots for Spirit of Taos Event

The Spirit of Taos event was recently hosted by the Friends of Wilkinson Center at The Lot in Lakewood. The event kicked off with a...
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Young Friends of Wilkinson Center Danced Without a Sound Heard at the Second Annual...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Hate loud music? Don’t always like the tune that the DJ is playing? Well, the Young Friends of Wilkinson Center came up...
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Melissa Benge Sets the Mood for Spirit of Taos Kick-Off Party with Cactus Cupcakes...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN The North Henderson neighborhood on a Thursday is the place not to be if you’re in a rush. The popularity of the...
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Silent Disco Prompts Dallas YPs to Bust a Move for a Good Cause

BY DIANA OATES When glamorous guests rolled up to Candleroom last Friday, they were greeted by a silent shuffle caused by Young Friends of Wilkinson...
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Spirit of Taos Fundraiser Hosted by Friends of Wilkinson Center

Friends of Wilkinson Center will host a western-themed fundraiser, “Spirit of Taos”, from 7 p.m. to midnight, Friday, October 23 at The Lot, 7530...
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The Young Friends of The Wilkinson Center Kicked off Plans for the Second Annual...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Ooh, those Wilkinson Center folks are at it again. Like others are trying so hard, they’re nurturing the very cool generation of...
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Silent Disco Benefits Families

BY VODI COOK Last Thursday, The Young Friends of the Wilkinson Center hosted its second annual Silent Disco kickoff event at DEC on Dragon. The...
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Dallas Design District Patio Pops with Pretty YPs Poised for Fall Fundraising

What: Wilkinson Center Young Friends Silent Disco kickoff Where: D.E.C. The 411: The Young Friends of the Wilkinson Center rounded up the troops to kick off...
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Despite Threats of Storms, More than a Thousand Celebrated The White Party for The...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Those folks at The Wilkinson Center always seem to miss the weather bullet. Its Can Do! Luncheon has succeeded despite tornado warnings...
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White Party Cleaned Up

On Friday, June 13, the White Party by the Young Friends of Wilkinson Center was held at Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar. This was...
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Can Do Patron Party Guests Dined on Central Market Feast at Joyce and Larry...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Tornadoes were tipping through Oklahoma. Once again North Texas lucked out and avoided the hit while the folks north of the Red...
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White Party Kick-Off Celebration Attracted Overwhelming Number of Guests and Netted $27k Plus for...

BY JEANNE PREJEAN Mother Nature decided to cooperate with sunshine and a nice breeze on Saturday, April 30. Perhaps it was because the old gal...
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Lakewood neighbor honored at Wilkinson Center Luncheon

By Brittany Nunn Lakewood neighbor Carlin Morris was honored at the Wilkinson Center‘s Can Do! Award luncheon last week for her work with the Wilkinson...
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Social Dallas Lunch Bunch Shows how a Little Can-Do Attitude Goes a Long Way

What: Third annual Wilkinson Center Can Do Luncheon Where: Dallas Country Club The 411: Charitable ladies and gentlemen joined event chair Leslie Dyers for a beautiful...