Harvey Recovery Project

By Marti Conner | October 2, 2017

Thank you to all those who donated to our Harvey Recovery Project last month! In partnership with Pepco Sales & Marketing, we were able to raise enough funds to assist families affected by Hurricane Harvey in and around Houston, TX. We, at Kids Matter and Pepco Sales & Marketing, are grateful we were able to extend our support…

5K & FAMILY FUN RUN

By Marti Conner | July 12, 2017

Help us impact more children in the DFW area by sponsoring, attending, or volunteering for our event! •  Saturday, September 9, 2017 •  Bicentennial Park in Southlake, TX • 1 Mile Family Fun Run at 8:00 AM • 5K at 8:30 AM • Race Expo @ 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM • Individual and Team…

Text with Us!

By Marti Conner | July 11, 2017

  We are thrilled to announce a new way of communicating with you. Receive updates on events & programs, or keep in touch with us, via TEXT! Our new texting number is 817.442.2112. If you call this number, you will be rerouted to our office.   ~ Text KIDS to 817.442.2112 to join ~  …

2017 Shining Star Nominee: Mimi Best

By Marti Conner | July 10, 2017

  Kids Matter nominates our longtime supporter, volunteer, and alternate board member, Mimi Best, for the 2017 Shining Stars Award!   Mimi has devoted her time and efforts toward the mission of helping children in our community with Kids Matter and is a woman of integrity and strength. We nominate her with honor!    …

RAFFLE WINNERS!!

By Marti Conner | June 27, 2017

Congratulations to all of the Celebrate Freedom Raffle Winners!!!   Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket. All proceeds go towards helping children in need. Kids Matter will be reaching out to the following winners:   Simply Vera Vera Wang Necklace Laura Green   $250.00 Visa Gift Card Adam Segura   $50.00 Barnes &…

Join Kids Matter at Celebrate Freedom!

By Marti Conner | June 14, 2017

  Kids Matter will be participating at the annual Celebrate Freedom music festival on Saturday, June 24th at Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas!   Kids Matter friends and family will be located inside the booth of the North Texas Community Giving Foundation. We are honored to be their guests and to be affiliated with such a…

President/CEO Leaves Kids Matter

By Marti Conner | September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 Southlake, Texas:       Joseph R King,  who has served as President/CEO of Kids Matter since 2006,  announced that he is leaving his post at the end of September 2016 after more than 10 years leading the charity which is based in Southlake, Texas. Mike Parham, Chairman, Kids Matter Board of Directors stated, “Joe…

Congrats to Overall Finishers AND Thank You to Our Race Participants & Sponsors

By Marti Conner | September 8, 2016

CONGRATS TO OUR OVERALL MALE & FEMALE FINISHERS: Wyatt Wingard – Male, Age 14, Frisco, TX Jackie Koza – Female, Age 23, Grand Prairie, TX We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in the first annual Lend-A-Hand 5K Race on August 27. We at Kids Matter are truly appreciative of all of the runners…

Lend A Hand 5K Run/Walk – August 27, 2016 Bicentennial Park, Southlake

By Marti Conner | June 13, 2016

Cheers to 10 Years! We are celebrating our 10th Anniversary with our Inaugural Lend a Hand 5K Run/Walk. Come run, walk, & stroll with us at Bicentennial Park, Southlake’s premier park facility. There will be music, food trucks, and a special “Kids Mile” for the little ones to help raise awareness for children in need.…

2016 Lonestar Artist Award Winner

By Marti Conner | April 27, 2016

Kids Matter and Represenative Giovanni Capriglione are proud to announce, Itze Cuevas, a Senior at Westlake Academy and a Keller resident, as the 2016 Lonestar Artist Award Winner. The winning art piece was her oil painting named “Chepe”. Kids Matter sponsors and supports the annual Lonestar Artist Award with Representative Giovanni Capriglione from District 98 of the…