February 12, 2021
JUST IN: Liz “Homeless to Harvard” Murray Scheduled for Family Compass’ North Star Virtual Luncheon
Family Compass announces Inspirational Speaker and Best-Selling Author, Liz Murray as the featured speaker for its North Star Luncheon, an annual fundraiser to raise awareness on how to stop child abuse before it occurs, on Monday, April 26, 2021.
December 8, 2020
JUST IN: Family Compass’ 2021 North Star Luncheon Leadership, Date And Location Revealed
Family Compass announces Judy Bennett Garner and Chey Fleming as co-chairs for its North Star Luncheon, an annual fundraiser to raise awareness on how to stop child abuse before it occurs, on Monday, April 26, 2021.
November 19, 2020
8th Annual Rosewood Corporation Charity Golf Tournament raises more than $30,000 for Family Compass
The Rosewood Corporation chose Family Compass as the beneficiary of their 8th Annual Rosewood Corporation Charity Golf Tournament in October. The organization will receive a gift of more than $30,000. The Rosewood Corporation and Foundation are committed to improving the quality of people’s lives in our area through the arts, education, environmental conservation, healthcare, and children and families living in poverty.
Kappa Delta Foundation donates $7,000 to Family Compass’ Growing as Parents Program
Family Compass staff were recently joined virtually by members of the Richardson Plano Kappa Delta Alumnae Chapter who announced grants for parent education programs and staff support in North Texas.
A $7,000 KiDs Grant from the Kappa Delta Foundation will support Family Compass’ “Growing as Parents” program in Dallas and Collin Counties. These funds will help mentor and educate pregnant and young mothers about parenting best practices.
The local alumnae of Kappa Delta sorority also collected personal funds to provide $100 gift cards to each of Family Compass’ staff in recognition of our hard work for families during this tough time.
CoServ donates $10,000 to Family Compass’s teen parent program
Family Compass saved 676 children in North Texas from abuse or neglect in one year, meaning those children won’t end up in Child Protective Services. Parents who get through the program learn proper parenting skills that are passed on to their children who will in turn pass them to their children.
JUST IN: North Star Luncheon’s Dates, Speaker And Awardee Announce With A Whiff Of Fabulousness
While North Texans tried to recover from the morning’s thank-you-way-too-much rain and make their way home, Family Compass’ stalwarts were headed to NorthPark’s Diptique for the announcement of the North Star Luncheon plans.
JUST IN: Kelly Piland And Natalie Metzger Lesikar To Co-Chair 2020 North Star Luncheon For Family Compass
Family Compass CEO Ona Foster just sent word that Kelly Piland and Natalie Metzger Lesikar will be co-chairing the 2020 North Star Luncheon.
North Star Luncheon Saluted Caroline Rose Hunt Family And Had Gloria Campos In For A Chat Before Abruptly Ending
While Family Compass’ North Star Luncheon hadn’t been planned to take the direction that it ended up taking, it still got its message across on Monday, April 22.
JUST IN: Gloria Campos To Reflect On Changes In North Texas Families At North Star Luncheon
For over 40 years, Gloria Campos not only observed and reported on the growth of North Texas, she held a front row seat regarding the changing dynamics of families. In addition to being the mother of twin boys, she also served for decades as the producer of WFAA’s Wednesday’s Child program.
ExxonMobil Donates $50,000 to Family Compass to Build Healthy Families
Exxon Mobil Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods presents the company’s annual holiday gift of $50,000 to Family Compass, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending child abuse and neglect through in-home mentoring and life-altering Community Education and Outreachal programs. From left to right: Darren Woods, Randy Michero, founding board member of Family Compass, Ona Foster, Family Compass Chief Executive Officer, and Kathy Woods.
KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation Announces Finalists and Judges for 2018 Grant Awards
KoonsFuller CEO and Managing Shareholder Ike Vanden Eykel announced the finalists for the KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation awards. The 16 finalists were selected from 30 non-profit organizations who applied for the 2018 charitable grants. The Foundation will award $200,000 in grants to the charities selected by a panel of notable judges from North Texas and Houston.