Public Events

There are many ways to take part in #BigDGives, and we hope you will join us.



Join Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman on the evening of Tuesday, November 28, at The Rustic for #BigDGives Bash hosted by United Way, where hundreds of volunteers and donors will come together to enjoy live entertainment and to celebrate #GivingTuesday.

The Rustic | November 28, 2017 | 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for ways to volunteer associated with #BigDGives? Check out the community-wide volunteer opportunities below. All activities take place on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.


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Kick Off #BigDGives on WFAA Channel 8’s Daybreak (Victory Park, Dallas, 4:45 a.m. – 7 a.m.)

Join us to kick off #GivingTuesday and help combat widespread hunger by assembling hundreds of sandwiches for people in need with TangoTab’s Feed the City. We’ll supply the ingredients.

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Give Blood through the Red Cross hosted by TXU Energy (Irving, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Five million patients need blood each year, and you can help ensure that safe blood will be available whenever and wherever it is needed.

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Stock the Food Pantry hosted by TXU Energy (Irving, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Dallas has a 38% poverty rate, and many of our neighbors rely on food banks to help make ends meet. Together we can help replenish our local food pantries this Holiday season with much needed items.

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Attend #BIGDGIVES Volunteer Fair and Assemble Care Kits (Downtown Dallas, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Learn how you can generously give your time as a volunteer with several nonprofits across our community. And, you can help make life a little easier for those living on the streets by helping assemble care kits for distribution to neighbors in need. We’ll supply the items.

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You can also find out more about volunteer opportunities at participating nonprofit organizations by visiting the webpages or searching giving profiles. Simply search by typing in a cause or the name of a charitable organization.