4 Dallas do-gooders get faces plastered on Lay’s potato chips bags

Four Dallas folks will be featured in a campaign by Lay’s, in which their faces will appear on potato chips bags. The four include a breast cancer survivor, a dentist, a mentor, and a chef. They’re part of a campaign by Plano-based Lay’s to spotlight people who were nominated because they are “actively spreading joy.” […]


Café Momentum is going virtual this year as part of its 5th annual signature North Texas Giving Day event, Momentum Live. In partnership with Allstate Insurance, the event is the Dallas nonprofit’s version of a telethon that includes celebrity guests, chefs and musical entertainment, including the Café Momentum interns who will be sharing their talents. […]

Cheba Hut Arrives In Deep Ellum, Centre Drops A Drink Line, A New Coffee Shop Lands In Deep Ellum And Bam’s Vegan Gets A Brick And Mortar. Plus More!

Back Downtown, Cafe Momentum is set to reopen on Thursday, September 24. While dine-in seating will be limited to 25 percent, the restaurant has partnered with Favor and rolled out new to-go meal options, as well as a general product line that includes items like their infamous biscuit mix and other pantry staples. Hours will run Thursday through Saturday from 5:30 […]

Cafe Momentum in downtown Dallas reopens with new way to get biscuits

The cool downtown Dallas restaurant Café Momentum is reopening, with a little something extra on the side: a new line of its top products — including a mix to make its signature biscuits at home. The restaurant, which is nationally recognized for its program to help at-risk youths, will reopen its dining room on Thursday, September 24. […]

5 Restaurants Serving Great Food For Good Causes

If you’re going out to eat, it’s a good idea to find a restaurant dedicated to helping a great cause. From pay-what-you-can cafes to those providing job training, there are many places to dine that give back to local communities. In no particular order, here are several delicious restaurants that also embrace philanthropy. First up, […]

BIPOC Awareness Month 2020

      July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, also known as BIPOC (Blacks, Indigenous People, and People of Color) Mental Health Month. This is a month dedicated to promoting better mental health treatment for minority members and removing the stigma surrounding mental health care that keeps many individuals from asking for help. Please […]

Dallas restaurants can’t stop won’t stop giving during the worst times

By Teresa Gubbins  | Mar 27, 2020, 1:17 pm The coronavirus epidemic has brought out the best in some Dallas people — some Dallas restaurant people — with so many charitable acts that another list needs to be made. This roundup includes meals for kids, meals for the homeless, and meals for the unemployed. And all of […]

Workers Paid to Help at Food Banks

By Dominga Gutierrez • Published March 25, 2020 Nonprofit organization, ‘Get Shift Done’, is helping displaced hospitality workers get paid to work at food banks and food distribution centers. “We’ll probably pay about 1,000 different people this week some amount of money,” Get Shift Done Co-Founder Patrick Brandt said. “We’re in no way replacing their income, but it […]