Clicky

Wilkinson Center

Wilkinson Center Help us provide pathways out of poverty with a tax-deductible donation: http://www.thewilkinsoncente Breaking the poverty cycle requires more than meeting basic needs.

As one of the largest comprehensive poverty prevention agencies in Dallas, the Wilkinson Center utilizes a holistic approach designed to empower individuals and families. Adult Education
• Various programs including career coaching, financial literacy, GED, ESL, and job training to assist those with the desire to become self-sufficient by providing the tools and skills necessary to set goals and a

As one of the largest comprehensive poverty prevention agencies in Dallas, the Wilkinson Center utilizes a holistic approach designed to empower individuals and families. Adult Education
• Various programs including career coaching, financial literacy, GED, ESL, and job training to assist those with the desire to become self-sufficient by providing the tools and skills necessary to set goals and a

Operating as usual

In Dallas, 1 in every 4 children lives in a food insecure household. With schools closed during the summer, thousands of...
05/14/2022

In Dallas, 1 in every 4 children lives in a food insecure household. With schools closed during the summer, thousands of children miss school-provided meals. Through food drives & donations to #StockUpforSummer, you will support kids who hunger for nutritious food. Get involved today at https://bit.ly/StockUp2022

We need kids' snacks! This month's Amazon Wish List has been updated with all the foods kids love. Together, you can hel...
05/12/2022

We need kids' snacks! This month's Amazon Wish List has been updated with all the foods kids love. Together, you can help us feed over 2,000 children during these summer months. Start shopping here and thank you for your generosity:
http://bit.ly/WCPantry

05/11/2022

It was another great year of #servewithliberty with Liberty Mutual Insurance! Thank you to these amazing volunteers who helped serve our clients and restock our Food Pantry shelves. We can't wait to see you next year!

Today's moment in Wilkinson Center history comes from 2000, when we caught up with a former client, Nora, who had found ...
05/11/2022

Today's moment in Wilkinson Center history comes from 2000, when we caught up with a former client, Nora, who had found a job with the help of our employment program all the way back in 1987. For more great client stories like this, visit https://www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/40th-anniversary/

It has been another wonderful school year with these seniors from Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, who have ...
05/09/2022

It has been another wonderful school year with these seniors from Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, who have served in our Food Pantry every Wednesday since September. We are so grateful for their time and wish all of the graduating students great success in the future!

Happy Mother's Day from Wilkinson Center!
05/08/2022

Happy Mother's Day from Wilkinson Center!

05/06/2022

The volunteers from Comerica Bank did an outstanding job working with the clients in our Employment Program! Check out these pictures from our recent round of mock interviews. Thank you, Comerica, for supporting our clients on their pathways forward to a new career!

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today's Wilkinson Center moment in history is from 2015, when we hosted a Cinco de Mayo party with ...
05/05/2022

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today's Wilkinson Center moment in history is from 2015, when we hosted a Cinco de Mayo party with our after school program. For more great Wilkinson Center memories, visit www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/40th-anniversary/

Summer is the most challenging season for childhood hunger. The Stock Up for Summer campaign is our response. From now u...
05/04/2022

Summer is the most challenging season for childhood hunger. The Stock Up for Summer campaign is our response. From now until August 31st, you can support Wilkinson Center’s clients through food donations, giving, and volunteering to help Dallas kids have the best summer ever! To learn more and get involved, visit https://bit.ly/StockUp2022

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to Wilkinson Center's amazing teachers! You are changing lives every day, and we are so ...
05/03/2022

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to Wilkinson Center's amazing teachers! You are changing lives every day, and we are so grateful for your hard work and commitment to our clients. We celebrate you today and every day!

05/02/2022

Our High School Equivalency adult students are hard at work! Check out these photos from one of our recent math classes. Students found the measurements of various household items and then calculated the volume of that item. If you are interested in joining these students on their pathways to success, sign up for an orientation today at: www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/adult-education/enroll/

We had a fantastic drop-off from SMU this week! Students put together 400 pounds of to-go packs containing tuna, peanut ...
04/30/2022

We had a fantastic drop-off from SMU this week! Students put together 400 pounds of to-go packs containing tuna, peanut butter, crackers, and more, which Wilkinson Center will distribute to our homeless population. Thank you so much for the support and awesome donation!

Along with the Food Pantry, case management, and financial coaching, Wilkinson Center also provides rent and utility ass...
04/29/2022

Along with the Food Pantry, case management, and financial coaching, Wilkinson Center also provides rent and utility assistance to our clients. For more information on all the work we are doing in the community, visit www.wilkinsoncenter.org

We love having the partnership of the Dallas Stars Foundation! Thank you for volunteering at our Food Pantry, and we loo...
04/27/2022

We love having the partnership of the Dallas Stars Foundation! Thank you for volunteering at our Food Pantry, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Did you know while you are shopping on Amazon you can also support Wilkinson Center? Customers who shop at smile.amazon....
04/26/2022

Did you know while you are shopping on Amazon you can also support Wilkinson Center? Customers who shop at smile.amazon.com find the same products they love, with the added bonus that #AmazonSmile will donate a portion of the eligible purchase price to Wilkinson Center. Follow these quick instructions and happy shopping!

It was another wonderful round of presentations by Roseann and Jaylon of Frost! Our adult students learned about creatin...
04/25/2022

It was another wonderful round of presentations by Roseann and Jaylon of Frost! Our adult students learned about creating a budget, building credit, managing debt, and so much more. Thank you so much for volunteering and sharing your knowledge with our students!

Thank you so much, MySweetCharity, for this fabulous piece on our Can Do! Luncheon! We appreciate your support! 💚
04/25/2022
2022 Can Do! Luncheon Celebrated Awardees With A Refreshingly Well-Done Program - My Sweet Charity

Thank you so much, MySweetCharity, for this fabulous piece on our Can Do! Luncheon! We appreciate your support! 💚

Emerging from a couple of years of North Texas fundraising hibernation, many have been admitting it’s been tough getting back into the swing of things. Luckily, Wilkinson Center’s 10th Anniversary Can Do! Luncheon on Monday, April 4, at the Dallas Country Club eased the transition and perhaps se...

We hope you've enjoyed our posts celebrating #VolunteerAppreciationWeek! Now is YOUR chance to get involved and voluntee...
04/24/2022
Food Pantry Volunteers

We hope you've enjoyed our posts celebrating #VolunteerAppreciationWeek! Now is YOUR chance to get involved and volunteer with Wilkinson Center! Volunteers are wanted with our Food Pantry and Pantry2Go mobile food truck. Sign up today at:

SignUp.com makes it easy to coordinate school events & classroom activities, fundraisers, snack schedules, potlucks & more!

04/22/2022

Happy #VolunteerAppreciationWeek to all of our amazing volunteers and supporters! In the last year, 422 volunteers gave 5,950 hours of service to Wilkinson Center. We 💚 you!

We took this snapshot of volunteers from Wells Fargo back in April 2016. Wilkinson Center is very fortunate to have grea...
04/22/2022

We took this snapshot of volunteers from Wells Fargo back in April 2016. Wilkinson Center is very fortunate to have great long-term corporate partners who support our mission and help our clients on their pathways to self-sufficiency. To learn more about Wilkinson Center's history, visit www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/40th-anniversary/

04/20/2022

Today's moment in Wilkinson Center history comes from 2012 and volunteer TJ Skipworth. Enjoy this brief video with more on TJ and what he's up to today!

"Helping people out is one of the more worthwhile things a person can do." This inspiring quote was said by Wilkinson Ce...
04/19/2022

"Helping people out is one of the more worthwhile things a person can do." This inspiring quote was said by Wilkinson Center volunteer Helen Bayless to the The Dallas Morning News in 1996 on the occasion of her 90th birthday party. What a great memory to share for #VolunteerAppreciationWeek!

A huge thank you to the volunteer group from Highland Park United Methodist Church! These awesome volunteers cleaned and...
04/18/2022

A huge thank you to the volunteer group from Highland Park United Methodist Church! These awesome volunteers cleaned and reorganized our Food Pantry until it looked brand new. Thank you so much for your support!

We can think of no better way to kick off #VolunteerAppreciationWeek than to share this quote from volunteer Bich back i...
04/18/2022

We can think of no better way to kick off #VolunteerAppreciationWeek than to share this quote from volunteer Bich back in 1996. For more on Wilkinson Center's enduring legacy, visit www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/40th-Anniversary/

Today's throwback picture is from our CLIMB program's Easter egg hunt in 2013. Check out these adorable girls showing of...
04/16/2022

Today's throwback picture is from our CLIMB program's Easter egg hunt in 2013. Check out these adorable girls showing off their eggs. For more great Wilkinson Center memories, visit www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/40th-anniversary

With your support, we raised an incredible $212,708 at this year’s Can Do! Luncheon on April 4th! Thank you especially t...
04/15/2022

With your support, we raised an incredible $212,708 at this year’s Can Do! Luncheon on April 4th! Thank you especially to our chair Nelda Cain Pickens, honorary chair Margot Perot, and awardees Liza Collins, Rachel Stephens, Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the Guthrie kids, and Ana Ramirez! Ready to support Wilkinson Center? Visit www.wilkinsoncenter.org to learn more!

Today back in 2007, Wilkinson Center was thrilled to celebrate our CareerWorks graduation ceremony! These adult learners...
04/14/2022

Today back in 2007, Wilkinson Center was thrilled to celebrate our CareerWorks graduation ceremony! These adult learners put in the work to create a pathway forward to a new career. We are so proud of all of our graduates over the last 40 years, and we look forward to the many graduations to come!

April is National Financial Literacy Month, a campaign to bring awareness to the need for more financial education for b...
04/12/2022

April is National Financial Literacy Month, a campaign to bring awareness to the need for more financial education for both kids and adults. Last year at Wilkinson Center, we had 283 clients enrolled in a financial education course and 70 clients received individual financial coaching. Financial literacy is a key component to our clients' success, and we are happy to celebrate Financial Literacy Month!

We are so excited to unveil our 40th Anniversary website! Learn about our history, relive events from the past, share yo...
04/11/2022
40th Anniversary | Wilkinson Center

We are so excited to unveil our 40th Anniversary website! Learn about our history, relive events from the past, share your own Wilkinson Center memories, and more at

2022 marks the 40th anniversary of Wilkinson Center’s founding. We invite you to learn about our history, share your personal stories, and help us continue our mission of creating pathways to self-sufficiency.

We are so grateful to partners like Sapphire Foundation for their commitment to Wilkinson Center and the greater Dallas ...
04/08/2022

We are so grateful to partners like Sapphire Foundation for their commitment to Wilkinson Center and the greater Dallas community! Sapphire Foundation’s recent grant to our Food & Emergency Services program will support our clients on the move to self-sufficiency and a brighter future. Thank you!

04/07/2022

Last year, Wilkinson Center fed over 2,000 children in Dallas County. Join us on our mission to end hunger and generational poverty by visiting www.wilkinsoncenter.org

We love this profile on Anne Reeder from DALLAS Modern Luxury, which covers our 40th anniversary year and our recent Can...
04/06/2022
DALL April 22 Page 52

We love this profile on Anne Reeder from DALLAS Modern Luxury, which covers our 40th anniversary year and our recent Can Do! Luncheon. Check out the interview at

DISPATC H PHILANTHROPY CAN-DO ATTITUDE Kicking off its 40th anniversary campaign, The Wilkinson Center (thewilkinsoncenter. org) has been a community staple since Day 1. We caught up with Executive Director Anne Reeder to learn more about what the future holds for the nonprofit. BY JANE HUMPHREY The...

Miss our Can Do! Luncheon this year? There’s still time to donate and support our clients on the move to self-sufficienc...
04/06/2022

Miss our Can Do! Luncheon this year? There’s still time to donate and support our clients on the move to self-sufficiency. Give today at: bit.ly/GiftsofLove22

As part of celebrating Wilkinson Center's 40th Anniversary this year, we are excited to share some memories from the pas...
04/04/2022

As part of celebrating Wilkinson Center's 40th Anniversary this year, we are excited to share some memories from the past! Today in 2013, we were extremely grateful to receive a generous $323,247 gift from The Crystal Charity Ball. Thank you for your support and the great memory!

Address

3402 N Buckner Blvd Ste 302
Dallas, TX
75228

Telephone

(214) 821-6380

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Wilkinson Center posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Category

Nearby government services


Other Public Services in Dallas

Show All

Comments

Job Fair Alert 🚨 Shout-out to Sonesta Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Well Grounded Coffee Co, Wilkinson Center, and Catholic Charities Dallas for hosting a job fair for Nexus Generations. We are so excited that several clients walked away with a job! To learn more about future fairs and support for Nexus moms, contact us at [email protected].
At the Wilkinson Center Gala, raising money for the Spirit of Taos! #memorymakerphotobooth #photoboothfun #dfwphotobooth
Throughout our Texas Mutual Week of Giving, in partnership with the IICF, our employees stepped up for our communities by leading volunteer efforts across the state. Employees from our Dallas office helped care for our neighbors by making boo bags for the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas, cleaning headstones in honor of our fallen soldiers at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery and supporting families through the Wilkinson Center's food pantry. #TXMforTexas
Early giving is now open for North Texas Giving Day! Search for one of our United Methodist community partners (many of which are listed below) or the nonprofit of your choice and make a difference across North Texas! Visit northtexasgivingday.org Zan Wesley Holmes Jr Communtiy Life Center The Storehouse of Collin County Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space Project Transformation North Texas Wesley-Rankin Community Center La Fundicion de Cristo/Christ's Foundry Dallas Bethlehem Center Justice For Our Neighbors Dallas / Fort Worth Union Agape Resource & Assistance Center, Inc. The Center Counseling CitySquare Crossroads Community Services Dallas Bed Start Ministries Feed Lake Highlands Synergy Wesley Foundation Denton Wesley Wesley Prep First Methodist Sherman GROW North Texas Hope Supply Co. Refugee Services of Texas - Dallas Agape Clinic Open Door Preschool Arapaho United Methodist Church Methodist Health System Foundation Inc Methodist Children's Home Brother Bill's Helping Hand Dickinson Place Project Unity Rays of Light, Dallas Wilkinson Center North Dallas Shared Ministries SoupMobile Genesis Women's Shelter & Support The Family Place One Man's Treasure Bonton Farms
We're glad to celebrate #NationalNonprofitDay today by celebrating Get Shift Done and the 110+ nonprofits that partnered with the initiative to distribute food to those in need with the help of over 28,000 GSD workers in the past 18 months. We have been moved by the work of the Wilkinson Center, Minnie's Food Pantry, Bourne2Fly Fitness, the North Texas Food Bank, and many others. Thank you for all you do!
Working Families Success (WFS) was launched in 2012 and is fast approaching its 10-year anniversary, marking one decade of CFT’s strategic focus on improving economic security in North Texas. In an effort to celebrate the great impact the WFS Network has had on our community, we are launching a blog series to highlight some of the heroes behind this great work. CFT’s Senior Philanthropy officer, Ashley McIver, wrote the first blog in our series, which highlights our incredible WFS Advisory Council members. These individuals are smart, passionate, and hard-working leaders who want to see others like them grow and succeed. We're thrilled to introduce them to you! Learn more about CFT's Working Families Success Network and read the blog here: https://cftexas.org/Putting-Success-in-WFS #ThrivingCommunities #SideBySide #BetterTogether CitySquare Wilkinson Center Community Enrichment Center The Women's Center of Tarrant County Catholic Charities Dallas
Proud to have partnered with Gopuff & my bro Tyrone C to donate $25,000 to the Wilkinson Center and their efforts in the DFW community. So many people out there going through rough times, thankful to be part of supporting a cause that does so much for so many! The need is still there though! Please consider supporting The Wilkinson Center if you can! 🤘🏿 Learn more here —> www.thewilkinsoncenter.org
The summer months bring challenges for parents as kids are home from school. It's great to see Wilkinson Center supporting the community with their Pantry2Go truck, supplying meals and resources to families in need! Read more via KERA:
Ruthie's was thrilled to be on site for the Wilkinson Center Pantry2Go launch today. We LOVE seeing organizations come together to #GiveBack to our city. https://www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/
Thank you, Coalition partner Wilkinson Center, for standing in the gap!
Thanks to AT&T we were able to share In The Heights with the Dallas Arts District and several area Community and Education groups! Thank you to Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic, Wylie ISD, The Hockaday School, Wilkinson Center, Young Women's Preparatory Network, and Voice of Hope Ministries for joining us!
The Wilkinson Center has partnered with North Texas Food Bank, American Airlines and Herbalife Nutrition to launch the Prantry2Go program, a mobile food truck with the mission to end hunger. We are thrilled to see a #FoodTruck #GivingBack to our city! https://www.thewilkinsoncenter.org/