Small ways that you can make a big difference for neighborhood nonprofits

TEACH A CLASS
… at the Vickery Meadow Learning Center, 6329 Ridgecrest. You could volunteer as an adult classroom teacher, activity club teacher or pre-school assistant at the center, which is dedicated to improving English literacy levels among non-English speaking adults and their young children by providing programs in communication and life skills. They believe that the ability to understand, read, write and speak English contributes to independence, productivity and the overall well-being of the students, their families and the greater community. Contact Amy Glover, adult program director, aglover@vmlc.org or 214.265.5057 ext. 12.

GAMBLE THE NIGHT AWAY
… at the Meets Casino Night benefiting Dress For Success Dallas, an organization that aims to improve women’s lives by providing them professional clothing and tools to empower them in their careers. The event, presented by Kathydid Collection, is Friday, June 11 from 6:30-11:30 p.m. The festivities will include casino games, drinks, appetizers and a silent auction. Individual tickets are $35 advance purchase and $40 at the door of the Deux Lounge, 5321 Mockingbird. Visit dfsdallas.org to RSVP and purchase your ticket.

Know of ways that neighbors can spend time, attend an event, or purchase or donate something to benefit a neighborhood nonprofit? Email your suggestion to launch@advocatemag.com.