Ways to Get Involved

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The Dallas Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC) depends on the help of the community to carry out its life-changing mission. Partner with us by giving of your time and resources in one or more of the following ways:

Advocate

  • Host a Lunch and Learn at your home or office by emailing education@dcac.org
  • Host a private, guided tour for friends, family, and colleagues at DCAC
  • Coordinate a school uniform drive to support our Back to School Campaign at your office, church, or in your neighborhood (June and July)
  • Adopt a child or organize a toy drive for Holiday of Hope (October to December)
  • Follow and share DCAC’s posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Take Keeping Your Children Safe in the Real and Virtual World course at trainingcenter.net ($10 charge)
  • Serve on an underwriting or host committee for one of our events

Serve

  • Volunteer to play with children in the DCAC waiting rooms
  • Organize the Clothes Closet
  • Host a pizza party, ice cream social, or activity for the kids in the playrooms
  • Host lunch and craft time for kids at CHAMP Camp (June and July)
  • Volunteer at our annual Aim for Advocacy clay shooting tournament (August, group volunteer opportunities available)
  • Swap seasonal clothing in our Clothes Closet (October)
  • Refresh summer blooms with fall flowers in our garden (October)
  • Prepare Holiday Gift Bags for families of our clients (December)
  • Provide administrative services (greeting clients, data analysis, office organization, etc.)
  • Host a DCAC Staff/Partner appreciation event or a beneficiary event through your workplace

Give

  • Sponsor/Underwrite one of our signature events
  • Fund a line item in our budget
  • List DCAC in your estate as a planned gift through DCAC's Legacy Society
  • Donate items for event auctions
  • Give new clothing, toiletry, or toy items from DCAC's Wish List to the Clothes Closet 

Your financial gift can make a profound difference in changing a child’s life. Join us in the fight against child abuse by committing to one of these giving levels:

Luminary*:$50,000+
Hero*:$25,000 - $49,999
Champion*:$15,000 - $24,999
Leader*: $8,335 - $14,999
Guardian: $5,000 - $8,334 
Protector: $2,500 - $4,999
Conservator: $1,000 - $2,499
Activist: $500 - $999
Advocate:up to $499

*Circle of Hope: Donors committing three years of giving at Leader, Champion, Hero, or Luminary levels will be recognized as members of our Circle of Hope.

Legacy Society: Here is an opportunity for you to leave a lasting legacy at DCAC by making contributions through Planned Giving. A planned gift can be as simple as a bequest to DCAC in your will or naming DCAC as a co-beneficiary in a life insurance policy.