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We have partnered with The Melville Family Foundation, Uplift Education, Albertsons and Pepsico for Uplift Saturdays Food Distribution every 1st and 3rd Saturday.

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News & Information

Best Southwest Juneteenth Celebration

The City of DeSoto will host the Juneteenth Celebration and will join forces with Lancaster, Cedar Hill, and Duncanville. The community is invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a family-friendly event. Free Entry and Free Parking.
Doors open at 5PM. Event starts at 6PM. Grimes Park
501 E. Wintergreen Rd.
DeSoto, TX 75115

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DeSoto ISD Summer Feeding Program

Stay cool this summer with free meals for children 18 and under! There will be 5 locations open with meals available and a student ID is not required to receive the meal. Call the DeSoto ISD Child Nutrition Department at (972) 230-4780 if you have any questions. Check out the menu here by clicking the link below.

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THE MINT Foundation Receives Walmart Giving Grant

The Walmart Community Grants Team and Walmart Neighborhood Market #7232 have awarded THE MINT Foundation a $1,500.00 Community Grant. We are thrilled that Walmart supports our work in the communities we serve by providing grant funding toward our programs that impact children, families and seniors.

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Govenor Abbott Order on Severe Storms & Flooding

In response to severe flooding threats across Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to expand its daily operations to 24-hours a day through Friday. Severe storms are expected to bring significant river flooding and flash flooding in the Coastal Bend as well as North, East, and South Central Texas beginning today through the end of the week.

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Governor Abbott SNAP Benefits Announcement

"Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing approximately $246 million in emergency SNAP food benefits during May as Texas continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic."

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DeSoto Mayor's Summer Reading Club

Are you ready to have fun with the 2021 Mayor's Summer Reading Club in DeSoto, Texas? The DeSoto Mayor, Rachel Proctor, invites you to check out what's happening for summer reading! This year's Mayor's Summer Reading Club runs between May 29th - July 24th and is for ages 1-17.

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To empower children and families to be self-sustaining through education, training, mentoring and service.

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We are dedicated to nurturing, educating, and promoting economic growth and social awareness to children, young adults, and families.

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