Although our schools are in Richardson ISD, our neighbors in Dallas ISD need our help.
The Dallas Education Foundation (DEF) is the non-profit, development partner of the Dallas Independent School District and has set up a “Dallas ISD Tornado Disaster Relief Fund” for monetary donations, while Dallas ISD Volunteer and Partnership Services (VPS) is coordinating contributions of gift cards, school supplies, volunteer time, etc.
The Dallas Education Foundation is accepting contributions via:
- Online here at a dedicated fund for Dallas ISD tornado disaster relief)
- Checks can be made out to “Dallas Education Foundation” and mailed to:
Dallas Education Foundation
Attn: Mita Havlick
Dallas Education Center, Box 19
9400 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX, 75231
Make sure to indicate “For Dallas ISD disaster relief” in the memo
Also, Dallas ISD is currently accepting gift cards, preferably in $25–$30 increments. Mail the gift card to 9400 N. Central Expressway, Box 21, Dallas, TX 75231. For questions about gift card donations, please call (972) 925-5440.
The district is also accepting small boxes of new school supplies, which can be dropped off at the three following locations Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.:
- Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy, 1700 E. Camp Wisdom Road
- Turney W. Leonard Training Center, 5151 Samuel Blvd
- One Center at Linus Wright Administration Building, 9400 N. Central Expressway, first floor