2013: 20 Causes, 20 Days

Texas Trees

December 19, 2013 3:53 pm

Ever since I was a wee tot, I have loved being outside in nature. The fresh air, the birds chirping, the feel of the warm sun…nothing beats it! All too often, we are immersed in our daily activities that we don’t make enough time to spend outside. Although it’s tougher [...]

 

American Diabetes Association

December 13, 2013 3:32 pm

Today would have been my mom Gale’s 63rd birthday. She passed away a few years back from complications arising from her battle with Diabetes. She was the inspiration for the 20 Causes, 20 Days project. As such, I’ve always tried to include a volunteer effort with the American Diabetes Association [...]

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters

December 11, 2013 8:10 pm

It’s not often you hear about someone experiencing their first rodeo. Well, literally that is. It’s a commonly used expression that has recently become commonplace in our culture. Thanks to Big Brothers Big Sisters North Texas, I was actually able to experience my first rodeo! Most importantly, I was fortunate [...]

 

Frisco Family Services

December 9, 2013 2:35 pm

Frisco Family Services is an organization that helps community members who are facing hunger, homelessness and other urgent needs improve their quality of life and achieve self-sufficiency. They serve families and individuals of Frisco and surrounding areas by providing a safety net to support their independence. I volunteered with FFS last [...]

 

Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue

December 6, 2013 4:54 pm

I had a golden retriever when I was a child. He was an amazing friend named Buddy. Buddy and I were inseparable. He used to run alongside me as I rode my bike up and down my block countless times. One day I was witness to the demise of Buddy, [...]

 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

December 5, 2013 6:33 pm

The holidays are officially here! For many it means a time of joy, family, and optimism as we close out the year and look forward to a new year. However, this also is a very busy time of year for drinking and driving as well. Statistics show that, as of [...]

 

Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

December 4, 2013 4:53 pm

I have a special place for the Ronald McDonald House in my heart after they were so gracious in helping my cousin endure the saga of her newborn who was born with heart defects. Ronald McDonald House of Dallas exists to serve and sustain families when serious illness or injury [...]

 

DFW Rescue Me

December 3, 2013 7:05 pm

I love animals. I know many, many people who do too. Especially the great people at DFW Rescue Me. Animals, in particular dogs, are truly our best friends, often epitomizing the true definition of unconditional love. Regardless of what type of day I had, I know that when I come [...]

 

20 Causes, 20 Days December 2013

December 2, 2013 5:37 pm

Hello friends! Happy Holidays to you and yours! I *really* wanted to do another 20 Causes, 20 Days project this holiday season, but unfortunately my work schedule doesn’t allow me to add that sort of a time commitment. Working full-time at CBS Radio, DJing for the Dallas Cowboys, SMU Football, [...]

 

Cause #21 Bonus – Friends of Katy Trail

August 21, 2013 9:28 am

If you live in – or if you have ever been around – the city of Dallas, odds are you’ve heard of the Katy Trail. It’s a very popular spot that attracts joggers, walkers, skaters, dog aficionados, nature enthusiasts, and the occasional celebrity. The Katy Trail is a 3.5 mile [...]