Quick Updates
August 18, 2018
The Return of First Fridays
First Friday Breakfast and Discussion with the DRC
DRC Executive Director Bruce Frankel
You’re invited to join DRC Executive Director Bruce Frankel for a breakfast discussion about homelessness in our community, the DRC’s “Housing First” approach, and an update on what’s new and exciting.

When: Friday, September 7, 2018 from 7:30 to 9am
Where: The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth, 1316 Pennsylvania Avenue ( MAP)

Complimentary Breakfast | Ample Free Parking

Space is limited! RSVP online or contact Liesl Manone at 817-575-7948 or lmanone@DRC-solutions.org.


"I'm happy to report I'm in contact a landlord who is willing to take a chance on Mr. S and his family. He is going to move into a three bedroom home which will bring his family back together. His sons are at a shelter in Arlington, and his wife is at a different shelter. Mr. S is very excited and grateful to DRC to be able to have his family back. "

- Rapid Rehousing Case Manager Cindy Bell


Talking to Children about Homelessness
When children begin to ask questions about the people they see in the community, sometimes it is hard to know what to tell them. The DRC has created a page on our website written just for kids.

On the page, we explain in kid-friendly language what it means to be homeless, who is homeless, and how kids can have a positive impact and do something to help.

We've also included questions for you to ask your child to foster a discussion and help them to process what they've learned.
The Homecomer Spring 2018 Issue

You should have received your copy of The Homecomer, DRC's new quarterly newsletter, in the mail this week. We hope you enjoy this new publication, and we welcome your feedback! Email us and let us know what you like and any suggestions for the next issue.

Didn't receive a copy? Email us and we'll ensure you receive the next issue. We can even send you a copy of this issue if you'd like!
Mark Your Calendars
North Texas Giving Day 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - It's the return of North Texas Giving Day!

DRC's goal this year is $15,000. Can we hit the mark? Only with your help!

Visit www.northtexasgivingday.com/DRC to schedule your gift beginning Monday, 9/10/18, or give during the excitement of North Texas Giving Day on Thursday, 9/20/18.
Breakfast with the Mayor
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11th Annual Breakfast with the Mayor

We've set a date! This popular and heartwarming event will return for the eleventh occasion on Friday, February 1, 2019 at River Crest Country Club. Save the date and watch for more information!
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