Dallas Bar Association Hosts Christmas in July for Local Charities
WHAT: The Dallas Bar Association’s Community Involvement Committee is holding its annual Christmas in July program, which collects donations to benefit local charities. This year’s recipients are Austin Street Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Genesis Woman’s Shelter, North Texas Food Bank, The Family Place and W.W. Samuel High School.
The DBA’s Community Involvement Committee, led this year by Chair Bryan Elwood, of Greenberg Traurig LLP, provides volunteers for community projects and activities such as Habitat for Humanity and annual food and clothing drives. Committee project chairs include Tracye McGaughy, of Higier Allen Lautin, P.C. or Elaine Mosher, of Mosher Law Firm
Items needed include: men’s/women’s clothing, nonperishable canned food items, hotel/travel sized toiletries, gently-used luggage/duffle bags, high school and elementary school supplies, bed and bath linens, home décor items and kitchen supplies.
WHEN & WHERE: Donations will be accepted on Friday, July 25, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Belo Mansion. (2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX, Locke Room). The charities will send trucks to pick up the donated items that afternoon.
The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of more than 11,000 Dallas-area attorneys. To find out more, log on to www.dallasbar.org.