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  • Welcome to WiNGS By: Renee Fancher Introduction November 1, 2016   Who we are Welcome to the WiNGS blog. Stay engaged to know what’s happening with WiNGS, a non-profit agency that helps Women in Need of Generous Support break the cycle of generational poverty and find a sustainable path toward a better life for themselves and their families. Poverty is a significant problem in ... Read More

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Looking to start saving? Join the next #RiSE Series starting February 16th! ... See MoreSee Less

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Running a credit report is one thing, knowing how to repair it, is another. Sign up for DIY Credit Repair at our Mountain View College location! #WiNGS ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us at the Mentors & Allies Luncheon as we celebrate Volunteer of the Year, Cheryl Barnes. “Each time I partner with WiNGS I feel I that I take away more than I am able to give. I don’t think I could ask for anything more.” – Cheryl
Come out and honor Cheryl Barnes, our Ebby Halliday Volunteer of the Year at the Mentors & Allies Luncheon on May 1. Join Cheryl in supporting the women in our community as they work to improve their lives. #WiNGS bit.ly/2k4yYpV
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Ready to start working on your dreams? Sign up for an Asset Building #workshop to get a head start. rise@wingdallas.org to register and learn more. #WiNGS ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to our Ebby Halliday Volunteer of the Year, Cheryl Barnes! Cheryl has helped WiNGS members for nearly seven years as a RiSE facilitator and budget coach. Join us as we honor Cheryl at the Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon on May 1st bit.ly/2k4yYpV #WiNGS ... See MoreSee Less

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The EITC is the highest-impact savings program for low-wage workers. Policymakers should protect the EITC and encourage the use of tax credits to build emergency savings. #EITCAwarenessDay ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you heard of the Earned Income Tax Credit? If not, how do you know if you are getting your full refund? Ask your tax preparer about #EITC! #EITCAwarenessDay ... See MoreSee Less

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This tax season, approximately 26 million working families and individuals will claim the EITC. Tax time provides a significant financial boost for these tax filers – in some cases, their EITC tax refund comprises as much as 30% of their annual income. #EITCAwarenessDay #WiNGS

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We LOVE our #WiNGS members and we love when they bring sweet treats. #NFP member Ebonnie dropped by with her family to thank her nurse, Suzanne with chocolate covered strawberries! #Yum ... See MoreSee Less

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We’re proud that Teltech Communications, LLC has chosen to sponsor the 2017 Mentors & Allies Luncheon. “As a woman-owned business, Teltech knows first-hand what great things can happen when women are empowered. By supporting organizations that help women and families, we are helping to provide a stable environment so that everyone in the family can grow and succeed.” To learn more: www.wingsdalllas.org/luncheon ... See MoreSee Less

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There's no better way to honor, celebrate and keep someone's memory alive than to live their mission "What are you doing for others?" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January also happens to be National Mentoring Month - turn your one day of service into a month-long or year-long endeavor! #WiNGS #Giveback
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A house, a degree, a business? Join our Asset Building workshop tomorrow and see how you can make it happen! rise@wingsdallas.org to register. #WiNGS ... See MoreSee Less

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Monday is not only Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day but also the National Day of Service. If you want to give back to your community, check out www.serve.gov/search-volunteer-opportunities on how and where to give back. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Frost Bank for sponsoring our 2017 Mentors & Allies Luncheon. “It has always been part of the Frost Philosophy that we get involved wherever the community needs help. We are committed to the overall well-being of the clients and communities we serve. A better Dallas includes all aspects of the community and people from all walks of life. We know that WiNGS does great work for women and families, and we are happy to be a part of that.”
To learn more: wingsdallas.org/luncheon
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UPDATE: All classes scheduled for tomorrow, January 7th are canceled due to inclement weather. Please email questions to info@wingsdallas.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Celebrate @MutualofOmaha’s Cheryl Barnes, Volunteer of the Year at @WiNGS_Dallas Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Congratulations to @MutualofOmaha’s Cheryl Barnes for being named @WiNGS_Dallas Volunteer of the Year! bit.ly/2k4yYpV

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We announce our Ebby Halliday Volunteer of the Year - find out who was chosen! facebook.com/WiNGSDallas/ pic.twitter.com/fXl7ZST0rc

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Have you heard about #FinancialCoaching? wingsdallas.org to learn more. twitter.com/financialclini…

@financialclinic opening our doors the community is the easiest part! Can't wait for the next #coachinghuddle #WiNGS

For over 40 years, #EITC has improved the lives of working people. Let’s celebrate on 1/27 with #EITCAwarenessDay!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

¿Trabaja usted? Haga que el el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo #EITC trabaje para usted… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

#EITCAwarenessDay: Here’s how to get Free Tax Help and claim the Earned Income Tax Credit go.usa.gov/tcrjtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Today is #EITCAwarenessDay! There may be extra $$$ waiting for you. Visit go.usa.gov/MWdw to see if you qua… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Want to know how to protect the most effective anti-poverty program in the country? Meet us on the Hill 2/2! #EITC bit.ly/2k0HTIz

Taxpayers needing more help to file may qualify for free prep. Find a site: 1.usa.gov/22XOZzJtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

¿Soltero? ¿Sin hijos? Vea si usted es elegible para recibir el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo #EITCtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

#EITC is proven to be the most effective anti-poverty program in the country; is it helping you? #EITCAwarenessDaytwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Ayude a su preparador de impuestos para que usted reciba el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo #EITC que merece!

News and Announcements

  • WiNGS Enterprise Showcase highlights female entrepreneurs PRESS RELEASE   WiNGS Enterprise Showcase highlights female entrepreneurs   Media Contact: Jennifer Ware 214.584.2314 jware@wingsdallas.org   On Wednesday, November 16, WiNGS, a nonprofit organization that helps Dallas women lift themselves out of poverty, will host its second annual Enterprise Showcase at the WiNGS Center at Ebby’s Place.  The Showcase will feature business concept presentations from three Women’s Enterprise Center graduates, and feedback from ... Read More
  • WiNGS presents Financial Coaching Model at national conference In September, six members of the WiNGS team joined 1,200 other advocates, policymakers and academics in Washington, D.C. at the 2016 Assets Learning Conference, sponsored by CFED (the Corporation for Enterprise Development).   The conference focused on efforts to address growing wealth inequality and help all families achieve economic opportunity, and featured sessions on subjects ranging ... Read More
  • Mentors & Allies Press Release PRESS RELEASE   WiNGS Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon honors leaders who support Dallas women   Media Contact: Jennifer Ware 214.584.2314 jware@wingsdallas.org   On Tuesday, April 12, WiNGS, a nonprofit organization that helps Dallas women lift themselves out of poverty, hosted its Mentors & Allies Awards luncheon at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel.  This year’s event included a keynote speech from Nina Vaca, Chairman and ... Read More