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7th Annual Gala

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 Have you heard our big news?

 “A Staubach is going to be honored at the Mosaic Family Services’ 7th Annual Gala. No, it’s not Rog or Marianne. It’s their oldest daughter/Dallas City Councilmember Jennifer Staubach Gates, who has carried on the Staubach legacy of community involvement and leadership.”
-Jeanne Prejean, MySweetCharity

We are thrilled to announce Councilmember Jennifer Staubach Gates as the recipient of the 2016 Champion of Human Rights Award. Join us at our 7th Annual Gala as we honor Councilmember Gates for her remarkable dedication to making a difference in the lives of Dallas residents, particularly survivors of domestic violence. Jennifer’s extraordinary work with the Domestic Violence Task Force and Public Safety Committee continues to bring awareness to human rights abuses and empowers the clients we serve. Our work would not be possible without her.The Mosaic gala is an annual celebration of the work we’ve accomplished and the people who make that work possible. It’s a chance to gather with our friends and celebrate the resiliency of victims of human trafficking and domestic violence. It’s our biggest night of the year, and we want you there.

For tickets and sponsorships, visit our 2016 Sponsorship Form
For more information, visit mosaicservices.org/events

Questions? Contact Le at [email protected] or 214.821.5393 x263

Learn about the impact you made possible in 2015

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Dear Friends,

It’s bold, it’s impactful, and it’s finally here. Learn about the impact you made possible in 2015. 

Last year, our team reached over 600,000 individuals, families, and community members through educational outreach and direct services. It was a record-breaking year for Mosaic, and the start of an exciting journey.

We owe a debt of gratitude to all our supporters for making these achievements possible. Our work is not an easy task by any means, but we’re committed to making it happen together. It’s because of people like you that we’re able to continue impacting lives of survivors from every part of the world.

Take a glance at our annual report and join us as we celebrate the resiliency of survivors of human rights abuses.

With gratitude,
-Mosaic Family Services

Valuing our Volunteers – Kirk

“John F. Kennedy once said, ‘The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.’ In a lot of ways, that speaks to my work here at Mosaic.”
-Kirk, Mosaic House volunteer

Hundreds of volunteer applications are received annually at our office. A majority of those individuals never step foot at Mosaic; however, those that do help us impact thousands of lives each year. Last year, over 500 volunteers put in more than 10,000 service hours. Some of our volunteers taught ESL or yoga classes, played outside with the kids, landscaped, hosted holiday parties, or even treated our clients to a spa day. Some helped with our outreach efforts enabling us to distribute over 100,000 brochures across North Texas. Some hosted donation drives or shredded old files for us. These volunteers are college students, corporate executives, girl scout troops, and community members that all share one thing in common- they give time from their busy work lives, weekends, and holidays to help survivors of human rights abuses.

April is National Volunteer Month and we’re celebrating by highlighting some of our awesome volunteers. Our work simply would not be possible without the endless efforts of our volunteers. We’re kicking off the month by introducing you to Kirk. Kirk has been volunteering with Mosaic for over a year by picking up food from the North Texas Food Bank and bringing them to Mosaic House. Every week he unloads his car, organizes the food pantry, and restocks as needed. His support is deeply appreciated as most of our clients would not be able to put food on the table without these essentials. Sometimes during holidays or in the summer, you can even spot his two boys lending a hand in our food pantry as well. Thank you Kirk, Henry, and Charlie for all your hard work and dedication to serving the women and children at Mosaic House!

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Name: Kirk
Occupation: Digital Marketing Consultant
Length of time at Mosaic: A little over a year
Volunteer Role: ​I visit the North Texas Food Bank every Thursday morning to​ collect food and transport the items to Mosaic House. I then unload all of the items in the food pantry at Mosaic House and maintain the organization the items as needed.
Why Mosaic? Several years ago, I read an article about the work that Mosaic accomplishes in the Dallas community and it struck me as an organization that I wanted to know more about and become involved with as a volunteer. Shortly after that, one of my family members became ill and I wasn’t able to commit to volunteering. A little over a year ago, I came across Mosaic again while researching local human rights agencies and decided to jump in to volunteering at Mosaic House.
​What is the most rewarding thing about your work at Mosaic House?​ ​John F. Kennedy once said “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” In a lot of ways, that speaks to my work here at Mosaic. In my professional work as a consumer-based Digital Marketing Consultant, my brain has been trained to think of the perspective of others. The women and children at Mosaic House each have their own unique experience and often come from a place of trauma. Over time, I have become acquainted with several of the women and children here. Realizing that their current environment is anything from “normal”, I hope that through my work in the food pantry, I am able to in some way help “normalize” life from them. I try to set up the pantry in a way that resembles a grocery store- to create a “normal grocery shopping experience” for them and one that is easy to navigate. Simple things like placing the kids items on the lower shelves where they can see them and aligning the items in neat rows helps create a more welcoming space.
Anything else? My two young sons, Henry (9) and Charlie (6) have also visited Mosaic House to volunteer along side me in the food pantry. This experience has exposed them to the realities of different people who each have different experiences. It has been a great way for them to get involved and excited about contributing their time and effort to help others.

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Over the holiday season, we had a special helper assist with Christmas gifts for our families…read about her experience here: http://eatlovevolunteer.com/a-christmas-story/


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With Gratitude

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This holiday season, we’re all about giving thanks & giving back. As November comes to a close, we reflect on all our supporters that have given their tireless efforts and resources to help survivors rebuild their lives.

This year, we’ve served hundreds of men, women and children fleeing violence and abuse. We are incredibly grateful to all of you, but especially the Mary Kay Foundation for giving our clients hope for freedom. The Mary Kay Foundation awarded Mosaic with $20,000, which help funds our Multicultural Family Violence Program. Their grant application process is competitive and rigorous- Mosaic is the only agency in Dallas receiving this award, and 1 out of 150 in the nation.

To learn more about our partnership with Mary Kay: https://youtu.be/CZdwDfd2Ftk

Please consider participating in the giving spirit by giving with purpose this holiday season. Hundreds of families are counting on us to help make the holidays merry & bright; there are 2 ways to give:http://mosaicservices.org/happy-holidays-2015/.

Thank you for your support. We couldn’t do it without you.

DAYL Awards Mosaic Legal Grant

We are thrilled to announce our grant award from the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation (DAYL)! For many years, the DAYL has supported Mosaic and our legal department in various ways, including through their foundation. This year, DAYL Foundation awarded Mosaic’s Multicultural Legal Department with $1,500.00 to provide interpretation and translation services for legal matters. These funds will reach many of our clients who have language barriers and create access to legal resources for them. These legal issues include family law and immigration law.

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (“DAYL”) Foundation was chartered as a 501(c)(3) organization by the State of Texas in June, 1988. Through its grants program, the DAYL Foundation provides funding for law-related matters to local nonprofit organizations, and it also provides scholarships for law students who have demonstrated a passion for community service. The DAYL Foundation first became a granting body in 1999. Since then, the DAYL Foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to worthy local non-profit organizations provide legal services to the indigent. The granting program is designed to promote quality projects, many of which have a legal theme. Grant awards are typically between $250 and $3,000.

For more information about the DAYL Foundation and its philanthropic endeavors, please visit http://dayl.com/about-dayl/about/.

Mary Kay Awards Mosaic $20K


Mary Kay, Inc. is one of the leading advocates in the domestic violence community. With its own foundation, The Mary Kay Foundation, they award grants to many domestic violence shelters across the nation. For years, The Mary Kay Foundation has impacted thousands of survivors of domestic violence and enables domestic violence programs to reach more victims every single day. Mary Kay continues to empower women by breaking the cycle of violence.

Every October, The Mary Kay Foundation supports Domestic Violence Awareness Month by funding the most efficient and effective domestic violence shelters. This year, we are thrilled to announce Mosaic is 1 of 150 grantees and has received $20,000 to contribute to our efforts to meet the ever increasing needs of survivors of domestic violence. Thank you Mary Kay Foundation for your support and for helping us break the cycle of violence! We are so grateful for your efforts.

To learn more about The Mary Kay Foundation, please visit http://blog.marykayfoundation.org.

North Texas Giving Day Impact

We did it, North Texas! Thanks to thousands of you our community raised nearly $33.1 million dollars on ‪#‎NTXGivingDay‬ yesterday! These dollars have a greater impact on our community since gifts were amplified using bonus funds. We can’t wait to see the change and difference it makes on North Texas!

We owe a debt of gratitude to 51 of you that came together to raise nearly $5K for Mosaic Family Services! We doubled our amount from last year, which means we’re excited to double our impact on our clients this year! Thank YOU for making yesterday a day we will never forget!

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Today is a Special Day

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Today is a special day. Today, on North Texas Giving Day from 6:00am – midnight, your gifts go further to provide a safe haven for survivors of human rights abuses. Thanks to our generous community partners, gifts over $25 will be amplified using bonus funds!

Will you help us change lives today? Give here: http://bit.ly/1wrsNfU

Here’s what to do after you give:

  • Spread the word to your friends, family, and colleagues
  • Share the link: http://bit.ly/1wrsNfU
  • Change your default picture to let everyone know that you believe freedom is a human right

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Sylvia’s* Testimony

Just a few days away from ‪#‎NTXGivingDay‬ and Sylvia* wants to share her story to inspire others.

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“I’ve lived a very difficult life, but my daughters are what gives me strength. I was trafficked and abused in two states and there was not a day that went by that I didn’t think about ending my life. I needed help, but I didn’t know anyone and I didn’t have any resources. I was living in Florida when one day something told me to pack up my things and get on a bus to Texas. We got on a bus and we were terrified; we had no idea what we would do or where we would go when we arrived. I called the police and they referred me to Mosaic. When we arrived at Mosaic, I knew we were in good hands and in a safe place.

If I could tell women one thing, it would be this: ‘You can do it. You are not alone. Yes, all women can do it.'”

Support survivors like Sylvia and celebrate the biggest giving day in North Texas with us on September 17th:
https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/#npo/mosaic-family-services-inc