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April 2021

CanDo! Lunch In 2021 A Virtual Experience

April 9 @ 12:00 pm
TX United States
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Please join us for the Can Do! Lunch In, a virtual event on Friday, April 9 at noon. Our 2021 Can Do! Award recipient is Get Shift Done. Founders Patrick Brandt and Anurag Jain had the innovative idea to hire out-of-work restaurant employees to provide manpower for nonprofit agencies that had lost staff and volunteers due to COVID-19. Through the efforts of these workers, the Wilkinson Center Food Pantry has been able to serve over 2,000 individuals a month during the pandemic.

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September 2020

Spirit of Taos 2020 – Virtual

Sep 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Arts District Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
The Spirit of Taos

Because the health and well-being of people will always be our highest priority, the 2020 Spirit of Taos celebration has been officially canceled. While we’ll miss the food, music and friends that always make the Spirit of Taos a truly fun fundraiser, Wilkinson Center is still open and fully operating for those who need us. Our food pantry service is serving more families than ever with curbside delivery. All of our adult education classes are now online. And our annual…

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March 2020

Can Do! Luncheon 2020

Mar 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dallas Country Club, 4155 Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Can Do! Luncheon
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This year’s luncheon will take place at Dallas Country Club on Monday, March 2nd from 11:00am -1:00pm and is chaired by Pam Busbee. Since 1985, Wilkinson Center has provided hope for a brighter future for thousands of Dallas County families in crisis. Through the combination of FOOD+EDUCATION+JOBS, families are stabilized and become contributing members of our community. Wilkinson Center’s mission is to transform the lives of Dallas families by providing pathways to self-sufficiency with dignity and respect. Please reach out…

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November 2019

Silent Disco 2019

Nov 16, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Candleroom, 5039 Willis Ave
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
Silent Disco Flyer

$35 plus unwrapped toy For sponsorship and table sales contact Andrea Jones at andrea_jones@wilkinsoncenter.org or 972.284.0315 About the Honorary Chair Patrick Jamel Crayton is a former wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL), six (6) years for the Dallas Cowboys and two (2) years for the San Diego Chargers. He played college football at Northwestern Oklahoma State where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology. Patrick has been married to his wife, Najiyyah, for 12 years. The…

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September 2019

Spirit of Taos 2019

Sep 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Hall on Dragon, 1500 Dragon St
Dallas, TX 75207 United States
The Spirit of Taos

SOLD OUT! Raffle Items 6th Annual Spirit of Taos on Saturday, September 14th from 7PM to 11PM! This year’s event makes the exciting move to The Hall on Dragon, located at 1500 Dragon Street, Dallas, TX 75207. The Southwestern themed soiree kicks off with a cocktail reception followed by a seated dinner. Highlights of the evening include live music, and a Silent Auction and Raffle with items ranging from exciting travel destinations to luxurious baubles from some of Dallas’ favorite…

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June 2019

White Party 2019

Jun 8, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
The Empire Room, 1225 N Riverfront Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207 United States

Special thank you to all of our sponsors for making the White Party a great success! Official White Party 2019 Website It’s that time of year again! The Young Friends of Wilkinson Center invite you to The White Party featuring great cocktails, fun and friends at the Empire Room! Join us on Saturday, June 8th from 10:00pm to 1:00am – white attire is requested! Featuring Drink Specials and Live Entertainment. 21+ only Become a Sponsor Purchase Event Tickets Become a Young Friend of Wilkinson Center

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April 2019

Free

White Party 2019 Kick Off Happy Hour

Apr 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hotel ZaZa Dallas, 2332 Leonard St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States

The Wilkinson Center Young Friends invite you for Great Cocktails, Light Bites, Fun with Friends at Hotel Zaza! Join us on Thursday, April 25, from 6PM to 10PM for our White Party “Havana Nights” Happy Hour Kickoff! White Party tickets will be available for purchase along with Young Friend memberships!

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March 2019

Can Do! Luncheon 2019

Mar 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dallas Country Club, 4155 Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Can Do! Luncheon

This year’s luncheon will take place at Dallas Country Club on Monday, March 4th from 11:00am -1:00pm and is chaired by Linda Secrest. Since 1985, Wilkinson Center has provided hope for a brighter future for thousands of Dallas County families in crisis. Through the combination of FOOD+EDUCATION+JOBS, families are stabilized and become contributing members of our community. Wilkinson Center’s mission is to transform the lives of Dallas families by providing pathways to self-sufficiency with dignity and respect. We fulfill that…

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February 2019

$15

Wilkinson Center Night At Dallas Stars Hockey Game

Feb 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219
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The Dallas Stars and Wilkinson Center have teamed up to give hockey fans the chance to help families that face critical life challenges. These include food insecurity, lack of education, economic instability and unemployment. Monday, February 4, 2019 Wilkinson Center will be the featured local charity at the Dallas Stars game.  The Dallas Stars will host the Arizona Coyotes.  Game time is 730pm. Please show your support for Wilkinson Center AND the Dallas Stars by purchasing tickets to the game! All proceeds…

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December 2018

Young Friends Holiday Party

Dec 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One Sette, 2614 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204 United States
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The Young Friends of the Wilkinson Center are kicking off the holiday season with a private party at the newest Uptown hotspot, One Sette! Bring an unwrapped toy to donate to a child in need and join in on the fun. All proceeds benefit the Wilkinson Center to help bring holiday cheer to families in need in the Dallas community.

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