september, 2018

15sep11:00 am5:00 pmNorth Texas Giving Day Kick Off Event at The Shops at Willow Bend

Event Details

The Shops at Willow Bend and North Texas Performing Arts is partnering to host a North Texas Giving Day Donation Station at The Shops at Willow Bend on Saturday, September 15th at Willow Bend. Over 25 Collin County non profits will have make it, take it activities for youth and families, games, door prizes, and performances.

North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day!

The kick off event will give you the opportunity to support local organizations and enjoy family fun activities such as live music, performances by the North Texas Performing Arts, Gift Card Giveaway, and more!

Participating Non-Profits: 

North Texas Performing Arts

Safe Haven

3 to 1 Foundation

Blue Caboose Children’s Fund

CPSH, Community for Permanent Supported Housing

Chamberlin Performing Arts

Agape Resources

Art Centre of Plano

Dallas Street Dog Advocates

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Good Tree Academy

Gift of Adoption

Casa of Collin County

Assistance League of Collin County

My Possibilities

Mater Filius of Dallas

Plano Civic Chorus

Living for Zachary

Coram Deo Academy

The Storehouse of Collin County

Make-A-Wish North Texas

Visiting Nurse Association

Collaboration for Fresh Produce

Apartment Life

Schedule of Events: 

11:00 AM-5:30 PM – DJ

11:00 AM-5:30 PM – Design a sock Contest, Balloon Artist, Face painting, art activities, games

11:00 AM – Plano Symphony Orchestra Trio performance

12:00 Noon – Pledge of Allegiance – led by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas City of Plano Proclamation by Mayor Pro Tem, Ron Kelley, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, Angela Minor and City Councilman, Rick Grady and welcome by Sarah Higdon, Communities Foundation of Texas

12:30 PM – North Texas Performing Arts Performance

1:00 PM – Good Tree Academy Puppet Choir Performance

1:30 PM – My Possibilities Performance

2:00 PM – Plano Civic Chorus Performance

2:30 PM – Dance with Chamberlain Performing Arts!

3:00 PM – Hula Hoop Contest

3:30 PM – Men of Note Performance

4:00 PM – Doggie Costume Contest – walk the Fashion. Catwalk with your
doggie! Compete for Prizes: Most Creative, Fashion Doggie, Super Hero Doggie, and Best Friends (dog owner and dog).

4:30 PM – Meals on Wheels Relay Race!!

4:45 PM – Wylie Community Jazz Combo

5:30 PM – Fashion Sock Design Contest Voting and Awards! Sponsored by Fuego.

5:30 PM – Passport Door Prize Drawing. Winner receives a terrific goodie basket from Neiman Marcus Willow Bend



(Saturday) 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Shops at Willow Bend

6121 W. Park Blvd. Plano, TX 75093

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