Nonprofit organizations across the country are responding to increased calls for help brought on by the coronavirus pandemic while struggling financially themselves as fundraising events are canceled and donors are stretched thin by so much need.

To reduce the budget shortfall, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, the Dallas Cowboys and the Communities Foundation of Texas launched North Texas Giving Tuesday Now, an emergency giving day to help nonprofits reeling from the economic fallout because of the coronavirus.

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The official giving day is today, May 5. If you are financially able, nonprofits would welcome your donations, but you can also pledge volunteer hours.

Here are participating Lake Highlands organizations based on ZIP codes 75243, 75231 and 75238.

Forerunner Mentoring Program
Community Concern
Moss Haven Farm
The Artist Outreach, Inc.
Capernaum Young Life
Epilepsy Foundation Texas (EFTX)
JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)
Dallas Children’s Theater
Tomorrow’s Purpose
Dallas Ballet Company
East Lake Pet Orphanage
Community Homes for Adults Incorporated
Autism Treatment Center
Biblical Communications International Inc.
Spoken Worldwide
Dallas Services
Casa De Vida
Polished Ministries
Keeping Families Connected, Inc
Unlocking DOORS®
Wild for Cats Academic Booster-Lake Highlands High School
The Love Pit Rescue
Watermark Health
St. Patrick Catholic School
Refugee Services of Texas
Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Dallas Lutheran School
St. James Episcopal School of Dallas
Dark Circles Contemporary Dance
Baptist General Convention of Texas
Healing Hands Ministries
Operation Care International
Joaquin Achucarro Foundation
American Lung Association in Texas
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, North Texas Chapter
Gaston Christian Center
Young Life Northeast Texas Region
Orchestra of New Spain
Camp Sweeney
Evergreen Life Services
Scofield Christian School
Montessori Children’s House and School
Dream Angels
North Dallas Young Life
Cancer Support Community North Texas
Pamper Lake Highlands
Legacy Preparartory Charter School
eleven:28 ministries
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
Southwest Transplant Alliance Foundation
IMPRINT Theatreworks
Birth Choice Dallas
Alliance Francaise Dallas
Council on American-Islamic Relations, DFW Chapter
Lake Highlands Young Life
Meat Fight, Inc.
The Way Back House
Junior Players
Methodist Children’s Home
Dallas Area Fiber Artists
Doodle Rock Rescue
Jane Douglas Chapter NSDAR
Ballet North Texas
Lake Highlands Junior Women’s League
Kid’s Vision Coalition
White Rock Dog Rescue
Refugee Resources, Inc
Blackland Prairie Conservatory and Atelier
Reaching Families Advocacy and Support Group
Greater Dallas Veterans Foundation
Carrell Clinic Foundation
Imperfect Yet Do What U Can
Hope Through Help Foundation
Ma’ruf Dallas
Audelia Road Library Friends
The Unseen Story
Collaborate Good