The Snow Ball was a success, thanks to you!

By Rachel Dahlstrom | February 29, 2024

The Snow Ball 2024 was a success! We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our sponsors, attendees, and supporters who contributed immensely to the success of the Charity Ball fundraiser for Kids Matter. This year, our fundraiser was held at the Bowden, and the theme was Snow Ball!  Thanks to the overwhelming support,…

Thank you Bill Sandlin your service as Chairman of the Board!

By Rachel Dahlstrom | January 16, 2024

  Bill Sandlin, Chairman of the Board Retirement   We would like to express our gratitude to Bill Sandlin, a true servant-leader and our superhero, for his exceptional contribution to Kids Matter as the Chairman of the Board from 2017 to 2023. Bill has generously given his time, talent, and resources to serve children living…

Merry Christmas from your friends at Kids Matter!

By Rachel Dahlstrom | December 21, 2023

            May your days be filled with peace, hope, and joy this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, we want to thank you for your support! This year we provided necessities to over 1,500 underprivileged children in our community. Every $100 that we raised this year provided an estimated $250…

Making a difference one backpack at a time!

By Rachel Dahlstrom | November 16, 2023

Making a Difference in Underserved Communities with Jatalo! Here at Kids Matter International, we believe that every child deserves access to quality education and the necessary tools to succeed. That is why we are incredibly grateful to Jatalo for their recent donation of bags to underserved school-aged children through our organization. For those who are…

Welcome Victoria Meagher to KMI Board of Directors

By Rachel Dahlstrom | October 16, 2023

Welcome Victoria Meagher to the KMI Board of Directors “It took us a long time to have children, and finally having 4 miracles, time has proven how much they deserve pure love, comfort, guidance, and most of all, to feel safe. Kids Matter is devoted to helping children with their basic needs, and we can…

Around the Block Dates Have Been Set!

By Rachel Dahlstrom | August 23, 2023

Around The Block (ATB) is our largest program where our leadership team, volunteers, and donors can all interact together with the children we serve. ATB is a collaboration among Kids Matter, KOHL’s Department Store, and the McCarty Family Trust. Since 2006, we have served over 18,175 children in the DFW and Austin areas with our Around The Block program.…

Charity Ball 2023 Was a Success!

By Rachel Dahlstrom | August 23, 2023

We truly appreciate your support by attending our 2023 Boots & Bling Charity Ball, which is our main fundraiser. Because of you, this event was a great success, making our 16th annual ball one of the most successful ever! The funds you helped us raise will be used to continue our mission of helping underprivileged…

Save the Date for Kids Matter Charity Ball 2023

By Rachel Dahlstrom | December 21, 2022

Save the Date for Boots and Bling The Kids Matter Charity Ball is our largest annual fundraiser to support the many programs and partnerships we have to serve our mission. The 2023 Charity Ball is on April 14th at the Hilton in Southlake and kicks our fundraising efforts for the year. The funds raised allow us…

Put Stock in Something That Matters

By Rachel Dahlstrom | December 20, 2022

Did you know that when you donate stock, you avoid the tax on the gain while deducting 100% of the value of the contribution? When you give stock, you may earn 2-3x the tax savings vs. donating cash. It’s a win-win for you and us. And now it’s fast, safe and easy to do. Every…

Wrap, Wrap, Baby Fundraiser benefitting Kids in Tarrant County

By Rachel Dahlstrom | December 1, 2022

“Wrap, Wrap, Baby!” Bring your unwrapped gifts to our gift-wrapping fundraiser!  Leave the paper cuts to us! It will be at Restore Wellness Center, 2600 E. Southlake Blvd, Suite 150, Southlake, TX 76092 It will be from 4-7 pm on two consecutive Thursdays:  December 8 and December 15, 2022. For your tax-deductible donation, a “Kids…

Around The Block Volunteer Registration Now Open

By Marti Conner | September 24, 2015

Are you ready to light up the faces of children again this year?  The joyous season of giving to the children of North Texas is almost here! Around-The-Block is Kids Matter’s largest local program that serves thousands of underprivileged children in North Texas each November. In 2014, with the help of over 400 volunteers, this…

Kids Matter Exceeds Fundraising Goal On North Texas Giving Day

By Marti Conner | September 24, 2015

Kids Matter would like to give a huge “THANK YOU” to all who participated in North Texas Giving Day last September. We exceeded our goal of $10,000 because of all of YOU! Kids Matter raised $12,000 with 33 unique gifts from donors in just 18 hours! Thanks to an additional $5,000 matching gift, the total raised amounted…

Ryan Palmer and RBC Raise $30,000 to Support Kids Matter

By Marti Conner | July 23, 2015

PGA Golfer, Ryan Palmer chose Kids Matter as his charity to raise funds for the RBC Golf4Kids social media challenge. Palmer was joined by over a dozen other golfers while at The Open in St. Andrews who were tasked with raising money for their charities of choice. The RBC Canadian Open will take place July…

Kids Matter names Mike Parham as Chairman of the Board

By Marti Conner | July 2, 2015

Kids Matter is proud to announce Mike Parham as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors effective June 15th, the 9th Anniversary of Kids Matter International. Mike has been on the board of KMI since its inception in 2006. Kids Matter is excited for Mike to contribute his business savvy and management skills to this new phase in our organization…

Around the Block Clothing Event, Kohl’s Southlake

By Marti Conner | May 30, 2015

4:00 PM Kohl’s Southlake 3001 E State Hwy 114 Southlake, TX 76092 (817) 749-5645 HELPING DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN OF NORTH TEXAS THIS SEASON Are you ready to light up the faces of children again this year? The joyous season of giving to the children of North Texas is almost here! We will be clothing over 1,200…

Congratulations to the 2016 Congressional Art Competition Winner- Zhexin “Lola” Jiang

By Marti Conner | May 29, 2015

On Saturday, May 2nd at the Tower Gallery in Grapevine, Congressman Kenny Marchant and Kids Matter were pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. Zhexin “Lola” Jiang will receive a trip to Washington D.C. and her artwork will be displayed at the United States Capitol for an entire year! We want…

Kids Matter Presents Synergy Award to Jennifer and Ryan Palmer

By Marti Conner | May 28, 2015

During the 2015 Kids Matter Charity Ball, held at the Hilton Dallas/Southlake Hotel on Feb. 20, Dr. Jennifer and Ryan Palmer were the honorees to receive this year’s Kids Matter Synergy Award. The Synergy Award is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of Kids Matter (KMI) by creating the “Synergy” between a new partner and our charitable organization.