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Weekly Update for May 9, 2017

How we’ve been…

Helping people help people

First order to DAEP McKinney ISD

We delivered our first order, a van full of food and clothing, to the DAEP School in McKinney.


Attention!

We are looking for a volunteer driver, mornings from 10am to Noon. The driver would:

  • Pick up donations from participating vendors
  • Log in donations and put items away
  • Make deliveries to our clients

If you are able to volunteer for a longer period of time, there is plenty to do. (Position requires background check and good driving record.)


Change the World Weekend

Trusted World is participating in the 3C Allen’s Change The World Weekend. You can sign up for the following times:

  • 9:00 – 12:30 Friday, May 19th & Saturday, May 20th
  • 12:30 – 4:00 Friday, May 19th & Saturday, May 20th

If you wish to sign up, please email Kim Stepniak.


Sponsor

The Graphic Company  – The Graphic Company in Plano Texas is a large format sign and graphics company. They provide advertising solutions that help promote your business.


Drop Off Locations

If you live in the Allen area you can drop off clothing and shoes at the following locations:

Click here for a list of more locations.


Trusted World is a pubic charity funded by donations. Please consider making a small monthly contribution to help us continue to help those in need.

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We have some announcements to make.
Sharing our big news.

Our Big News!

Chase Oaks Church, along with their congregation, wanted to make a difference with their 2gether program. And a huge difference they made for Trusted World! We received a gift check for $32,226.62. It was given to help us grow our organization. Thank you, Chase Oaks Church!

More Big News.

Because of the gift from Chase Oaks Church, we were able to hire new staff. Trusted World would like to welcome Kim Stepniak as our new Inventory Manager. Kim has been volunteering weekly at Trusted World for over a year. We are very excited to have her in this new position.

Clothing Drive & New Drop-Off Location

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church had a gigantic clothing drive over the weekend to help celebrate their 15th anniversary. They collected over 2,200 pounds of clothing that will be used to assist our neighbors in North Texas and beyond. Trusted World is also pleased to add St. Philip’s as our newest drop-off location. Please bring your gently used clothing and shoes to our bin located at 6400 Stonebrook Pkwy in Frisco.

Volunteers

We have many volunteer opportunities. Please visit our website for more information. https://trustedworld.org/volunteer-opportunities/


Trusted World is a pubic charity that is funded by donations. Please consider making a small monthly contribution to help us continue to help those in need.

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Trusted World Weekly Update – April 25th 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


This weekend we received the following:

  • 21 stuffed full bags of clothing (already sorted) from City Point Church.
  • Over 1,000 pounds of clothing and shoes from the families of the Auburn Springs section of Allen.
  • AND… 113 very large boxes of food from Chase Oaks Church.

Needs

Grocery gift cards
Men’s clothing
Kids’ clothing and shoes
New underwear (all sizes)

If you wish to help, please bring your donations to one of our drop off locations found here. Or if you wish to make a financial donation so we can buy what is needed, please follow this link.


How can you help?

We always have volunteer opportunities at Trusted World, from sorting clothes to coordinating donation drives. You can learn more about how to help by following this link.


We just earned the Excellence in Giving Transparency Certificate by submitting data for 175 fields in strategy, leadership, financial, and impact, to @NonprofitAnalytics. Review our cost-effectiveness at our profile link.


New funding

Trusted World recently received a grant from the W.P. & Bulah Luse Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee for the amount of $5,000.

Trusted World Update – April 20th 2017

Trusted World welcomes The Hub as a new partner.

The Hub Urban Ministries is located in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Trusted World will be providing resources to The Hub that they can share with the people they serve.  We have chosen this partnership in order to branch out into Louisiana in a more effective way, ensuring the right resources are going to the right places.  We are very excited about this new relationship.

The Hub is “on a mission to give every person in our city access to a restored life”.  Learn more about them here.


Items that we need

We do our best to gather enough resources to help our clients. However, sometimes we are needing “Specific” items.

Items we are currently in most need of:

Men’s clothing for our new partner in Louisiana.
Gift cards.
Children’s clothing and shoes.
New underwear (all sizes).

If you have any of these items, please bring them to one of our drop off locations found at this link.

Or you can make a financial donation and we’ll buy the items we are in most need of by following this link.

Trusted World Update – April 5th, 2017

Please Help Us Provide Holiday Dinners to Needy Local Families

Trusted World will be providing Holiday Dinners to just about two dozen needy families in our community.  You can help us by donating packaged dry goods (boxed stuffing, potato mixes, pasta, Rice a Roni, etc.), grocery store gift cards, or by making a monetary donation.  We will deliver the meals to our Network Members, who will distribute them directly to local families in need.

Please follow this link to help: https://trustedworld.org/needs/

 

St. Phillips Episcopal Church of Frisco Hosting Trusted World Clothing Drive

A big THANKS to St. Phillips Episcopal Church for hosting a clothing drive for us.  The Church, located at 6400 Stonebrook Parkway in Frisco, will be collecting clothing donations through the end of April.

 

Support Our Corporate Sponsors – The Graphic Company

With over twenty years of experience in the sign and graphics industry, The Graphic Company of Plano offers a wide variety of products, ranging from vehicle wraps, signs and banners, magnetics, standees, die cut decals, and more. Trusted World is grateful to The Graphic Company for helping us make a positive difference in our community.  Please support The Graphic Company, and all of our Corporate Sponsors, and let them know Trusted World sent you the next time you visit.

 

Spread the Word About Trusted World!

Become a Trusted World Enthusiast.  Help us continue to spread the word about the work we are doing in your community, and around the world!  Follow us on Facebook, and “like/share” our posts.  You can also tag us on Facebook by inserting ‘@trustedworld’ into your posts.  And follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/trustedworld (@trustedworld).

 

Thanks!

Trusted World

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Trusted World Update – March 28th, 2017

Help Us Support an AWESOME Organization – Bonton Farms!

 

Bonton Farms is boldly situated in the South Dallas community of Bonton, an area ravaged by generational poverty, crime, and classified by the USDA as a food desert. In this unlikely setting, they are cultivating a sustainable and vibrant urban farm utilizing the most innovative urban gardening techniques available.  Their mission is threefold:

  • Fresh Foods – growing a healthy Community,
  • Meaningful Work – creating jobs for a Community, and
  • Sharing Life – igniting hope in a Community.

Trusted World is excited about the opportunity to support Bonton Farms’ life-changing work here in Dallas.

Here’s how you can help.  They have an urgent need for the following items in order to sustain their enterprise.  Please consider donating one or more of these items, or a monetary donation which will be used to purchase the needed items.

  • Paint Brushes
  • Utility Knives
  • Pens, Paper, and Binders
  • Heavy-Duty Chains
  • 5-Gallon Buckets
  • 20 oz Rip Claw Hammers
  • Trench Shovels, Spade Shovels, and Hoes
  • Pitchforks
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Plant Stakes
  • Pruning Shears

Please drop off your donations at our Service Center.  Monetary donations may be submitted here.  (Please note “Bonton Farms” in the “In Honor Of” block.)

 

Food Packing – A Great Way to Help Us Feed the Needy

Trusted World Food Packing Events not only help provide much-needed nutritious meals for needy children and families around the world; they are a lot of fun, too!  Each of our food packs, which contain rice, dehydrated vegetables, beans, soy, and vitamins, provides six nutritionally complete meals.  Please click here to learn more about how your group, business, or organization can help feed those in need by hosting or financially supporting a Trusted World Food Packing Event.

 

We Are Seeking Additional Clothing Donation Locations

 

As our Trusted World Network continues to grow, our need for clothing and shoes also increases.  We have several Clothing Donation bins ready and available to position at local businesses.  (Both indoor and outdoor bins are available.)  Participating businesses will be promoted on our website, our newsletters, and our social media outlets.  If you are interested, or know of a local business that may be interested, please contact us.

 

Spread the Word About Trusted World!

Become a Trusted World Enthusiast.  Help us continue to spread the word about the work we are doing in your community, and around the world!  Follow us on Facebook, and “like/share” our posts.  You can also tag us on Facebook by inserting ‘@trustedworld’ into your posts.  And follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/trustedworld (@trustedworld).

 

Thanks!

Trusted World

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Trusted World Update – March 21st, 2017

Help Us Feed Refugee Children and Families – Support Our New Fundraiser

Trusted World has been providing millions of meals to children refugees in Northern Iraq and their families.  We need your help to keep providing these meals. For every $1 that you donate we are able to provide a meal for a family of four. We are working directly with the refugee camps in Northern Iraq.

Please help us help them!  Click here to donate.

 

Trusted World’s Relationship With Home Depot Highlighted in Home Depot Newsletter

Home Depot’s MET (Merchandising Execution Team ) Newsletter, published on March 14th, highlighted their donations of clothing and food from their Southwest Region, District 137 to Trusted World.  A big thanks to MET Supervisor Gene Bowers and his Home Depot Team for their ongoing support!

 

Support Our Newest Clothing Donation Location – Cutting Edge Pediatric and Adult Therapy in Allen, TX

Cutting Edge Pediatric & Adult Therapy, a full-service occupational therapy clinic, specializes in children with special needs, spectrum-related disorders and sensory integration dysfunction. They are located at 800 N. Watters Road, Suite 150 Allen, TX 75013.  Please click here for a complete list of our Donation Drop Off Locations.

THANK YOU, Cutting Edge, for your support to Trusted World and your local community!

 

Spread the Word About Trusted World!

Become a Trusted World Enthusiast.  Help us continue to spread the word about the work we are doing in your community, and around the world!  Follow us on Facebook, and “like/share” our posts.  You can also tag us on Facebook by inserting ‘@trustedworld’ into your posts.  And follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/trustedworld (@trustedworld).

 

Thanks!

Trusted World

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Trusted World Update – March 14th, 2017

Trusted World Partners with Hunt Oil Company for Food Packing Event

   

On Saturday, a hardworking and energetic group of Hunt Oil employees, with assistance from local Boy and Girl Scouts, packed over 20,000 meals.  The meals will be transported to Northern Iraq for the refugees fleeing ISIS.  We would like to give our heartfelt THANKS to this awesome group for their hard work and service!

Trusted World Food Packing Events not only help provide much-needed nutritious meals for needy children and families around the world; they are a lot of fun, too!   Please click here to learn more about how your group, business, or organization can help feed those in need by hosting or financially supporting a Trusted World Food Packing Event.

 

Support Our Corporate Sponsors – The Graphic Company

With over twenty years of experience in the sign and graphics industry, The Graphic Company of Plano offers a wide variety of products, ranging from vehicle wraps, signs and banners, magnetics, standees, die cut decals, and more. Trusted World is grateful to The Graphic Company for helping us make a positive difference in our community.  Please support The Graphic Company, and all of our Corporate Sponsors, and let them know Trusted World sent you the next time you visit.

 

Trusted World – Who We Serve

  

We serve Police Departments, Schools, Transition Homes, Service Agencies, and more.  Being in our Trusted World Network is more than just membership, it’s like being part of a family.  Click here to see the many organizations that are served by Trusted World.

 

Spread the Word About Trusted World!

Become a Trusted World Enthusiast.  Help us continue to spread the word about the work we are doing in your community, and around the world!  Follow us on Facebook, and “like/share” our posts.  You can also tag us on Facebook by inserting ‘@trustedworld’ into your posts.  And follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/trustedworld (@trustedworld).

 

Thanks!

Trusted World

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