Serve Denton is a non-profit agency in Denton, TX dedicated to helping other non-profit agencies achieve their missions and advance the common good of Denton County through co-location, collaboration and communication. VISTA member Marc Thompson was instrumental in the success of the 2015 Mayors’ Day of Concern for the Hungry (MDOC). This year’s event netted $4,220 in donated cash. This money was divided among the 9 local Denton nonprofit agencies whose mission is in line with the MDOC: Our Daily Bread, Vision Ministries, Giving Hope Inc., First Refuge, SPAN, Inc. /Meals on Wheels of Denton County, Health Services of North Texas, Denton Community Food Center and The Shepard’s Hand. Each agency received a $469 donation that will enable them to continue their operation and help serve their clients. The event also collected over 32,000 pounds of food that was distributed to food pantries and soup kitchens throughout Denton County.
Serve Denton is a partner agency of the VISTA North Texas project hosted by Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc.