Contributed by Timothy S. Miller, Packaged Applications Instructor
When Dallas LIFE Executive Director Bob Sweeney was invited to speak with our Speech and Packaged Applications students at Remington College – Dallas Campus on November 10, 2011, he talked about his organization, its mission, and the importance of giving back to those in need in the local community.
Dallas LIFE is one of the largest homeless shelters in North Texas. This charitable, non-profit organization is governed by a volunteer board of trustees whose mission is to meet the needs of homeless men, women, children, and families in the Dallas metroplex.
Dallas College Students Activate for a Good Cause
After hearing from Mr. Sweeney, it didn’t take long for our Dallas students, led by Speech Instructor Gay Byrd and Packaged Applications Instructor Timothy Miller, to form a committee, create and distribute flyers around the school, and begin collecting bars of soap in a bright yellow bin located in the Learning Resource Center on Campus.
For more than 50 years now, the Dallas LIFE organization has had a profound impact on thousands of people as they have reached out with food, clothing, shelter, education, and long-term rehabilitation programs founded on spiritual principles. For more information on this organization, visit http://www.dallaslife.orgDallas/.