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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Hispanic 100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Distributes a Record $150,000 in Grants to North Texas Nonprofits

The Hispanic 100 (H100) Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation awarded a record $150,000 in grants to 29 North Texas area nonprofits serving the needs of Latina women and girls in low- and moderate-income communities. 

Cris Zertuche Wong, co-chair H100 Latina Giving Circle; Delia Jasso, co-chair H100 Latina Giving Circle; Bridget Moreno Lopez, co-chair H100 Latina Giving Circle; Silvana Rosero, H100 President 

The H100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation was established in 2019 by the Hispanic 100 Network to further engage Latinas in philanthropy, and to expand resources for local organizations whose mission is to empower, educate and support Latinas across North Texas.

Grants were given to the following:

•      Avance-Dallas – Parent-Child Education Program and Leadership Academy

•      Bryan’s House – Family Support Services program

•      Buckner Children and Family Services, Inc. – Educational and parenting programs

•      Cara Mía Theatre – Salaries for Latinas in LUCHADORA! premiere 

•      Catch Up & Read – Teacher training and tutoring 

•      The Compelling Why – Seminars and leadership programs for students 

•      The Concilio – Parents Advocating for Student Excellence program

•      Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center – Translation and interpretation costs

•      Family Compass – Growing As Parents Program in Collin County

•      The Family Place – ESL teacher salary and Spanish therapy toys and resources

•      First3Years – Free access to Spanish trainings on infant topics

•      Genesis Women’s Shelter – Clinical counseling and advocacy programs 

•      Healing Hands Ministries Inc. – Primary and preventative healthcare 

•      Hope Clinic of McKinney – Operational support for healthcare in Collin County 

•      ImmSchools – Expansion of monthly communications with immigrant families

•      Jolt Initiative – Leadership development programming for young Latinas

•      Jubilee Park Community Center – Economic self-sufficiency programs 

•      LiftFund – DFW Women’s Business Center program 

•      Literacy Achieves – Bilingual staff costs for English Literacy and Life Skills program 

•      Metrocrest Services – Support for Hispanic female-led households 

•      Mommies in Need -- Support for Annie's Place at Parkland Hospital

•      Our Friend’s Place – Program and staff salary costs 

•      Rosa es Rojo – Virtual Wellness Community Center salary and costs 

•      SafeHaven of Tarrant County – Salaries for two bilingual case managers 

•      SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc. –SER STEM funds for girls to learn and compete in robotics 

•      Viola’s House Inc. – Maternity outreach program for new and expectant teen moms 

•      Wesley-Rankin Community Center – Girls of Hope and Girls of Honor courses 

•      Wilkinson Center –Integrated El Civics that trains ESL students for industry jobs

•      Young Women’s Preparatory Network – Support of Respect Starts Here program

Roslyn Dawson Thompson, Texas Women’s Foundation president and CEO, said, “We applaud the H100 Latina Giving Circle for setting a high fundraising goal and achieving it in order to support these outstanding nonprofits that are meeting the needs of Latinas in North Texas.”

Cindy Ryan (Bryan’s House), Michelle Wilner (The Concilio), Karla Stack (The Concilio), Kate Kettles (Young Women’s Preparatory Network)

Donating to the H100 Latina Giving Circle is open to anyone who has a desire to join a legacy of philanthropy that creates positive change by investing in the lives of Latinas. To learn more about joining the H100 Latina Giving Circle, visit or email
Victoria Mendoza (Metrocrest Services), Daniela Marez (The Family Place), Carmen Garcia (Metrocrest Services)

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