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Baron and Blue Foundation’s 2011 grants total $563,900

Dallas Morning News
by Robert Miller
Published: 08 January 2012 07:55 PM

The Baron and Blue Foundation awarded $563,900 in grants to more than 35 Dallas nonprofit organizations during its spring and fall cycles of funding for 2011.

All of the grant recipients help the homeless and less fortunate in Dallas County by providing shelter, food, medical assistance, counseling, clothing, vocational training or treatment for substance abuse and mental health problems.

This year’s recipients for the spring cycle were Attitudes & Attire, Austin Street Centre, Captain Hope’s Kids, CitySquare, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, Dallas Life, The Family Place, Homeward Bound, Jonathan’s Place, Letot Center Capital Foundation, LifeLine Shelter for Families, Mosaic Family Services, Network of Community Ministries, New Beginning Center, Promise House, Rainbow Days, Resolana, The Stewpot, Turtle Creek Recovery Center, Union Gospel Mission andVogel Alcove.

Grant recipients for the fall cycle were AIDS Services of Dallas, Brighter Tomorrows, CitySquare, Community Partners of Dallas, Dallas Furniture Bank, Frazier Revitalization Inc., Housing Crisis Center, Genesis Women’s Shelter, Interfaith Housing Coalition, Legacy Counseling Center, LifeNet, Metrocare Services, Recovery Inn and SoupMobile.

“As the American economic crisis grows, we have seen a proportionate increase in need,” said Lisa Blue Baron, the foundation’s co-founder and vice president. “We hope that our mission to help the homeless of Dallas will inspire others to do the same.”

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