Thank you for an amazing day of giving!

We thank you all for your continued support and generosity! And a special thanks to all those who volunteered their time to help make North Texas Giving Day a success for the Ferguson Road Initiative. The 7th Annual North Texas Giving Day was a tremendous success! Exceeding their very own goals, this year the organization raised $33 million. North Texas Giving Day was...


North Texas Giving Day!

Donate to the Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) Thursday, September 17th 6 a.m. – Midnight Make your gift to the FERGUSON ROAD INITIATIVE at www.northtexasgivingday.org By donating to the Ferguson Road Initiative on North Texas Giving Day you will help ensure that folks in our community will continue to benefit from free income tax assistance through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)...


Join Our 50 @ $50 Campaign!

North Texas Giving Day is just around the corner! Join us September 17th as we continue our goal to gain 50 new donors at the $50 level with 100% renewals from last year. You can make a difference this North Texas Giving Day with your gift to the Ferguson Road Initiative. Make your gift on September 17th from 6am to midnight!!


Doctors Hospital Donates $10,000 to FRI and Challenges the Community to Match by July 4th

DALLAS (April 19, 2015) – Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake increased its Founder’s Circle membership commitment to the Ferguson Road Initiative from $1,000 to $10,000, and the hospital is challenging the FRI community to match its gift by July 4, 2015. This sponsorship level will make Doctors Hospital the lead FRI supporter, continuing the partnership that the organizations have...


FRI Hosted City Council District 7 Candidate Forum a Success!

Our Candidate Forum for District 7, like the one we hosted for District 9, was a huge success! We had 70 friends and neighbors turn-out to learn more about the eight candidates running for District 7. This was a really great opportunity to get to know the candidates. FRI is a grass-root, nonprofit organization that has worked hard over the last 15 years to earn the respect of City Hall. We...


Operation Beautification Spring Clean Up

Operation Beautification, a city-wide community cleanup will happen rain or shine on May 16! Homeowners, neighborhood associations, faith organizations, crime watch groups, service, schools and other civic groups are all encouraged to participate. FRI will coordinate with participating groups to provide trash collection support for our FRI neighborhoods that choose to join the cleanup effort....

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FRI Presents District 7 City Council Candidates Forum

Candidates Include: [one_half]Hasani Burton Kevin Felder Baranda Fermin John Lawson[/one_half] [one_half_last] Randall Parker James Turknet Juanita Wallace Tiffinni Young[/one_half_last] When: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 pm Where: White Rock Church of Christ Fellowship Hall 9220 Ferguson Road

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Vikki J. Martin, President, Ferguson Road Initiative 469.939.9631, communityconnection@fergusonroad.org Opportunities for the Far East Dallas center increase as the partnership between Ferguson Road Initiative and Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society evolves DALLAS (February 23, 2015) – The Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) and Dallas Park...

Accepting Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake’s 55 year anniversary donation from Jay Krishnaswamy, CEO, is Dara Thomas, Paige Flink and Angela B. Walker with The Family Place.

Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake Celebrates 55th Anniversary by Donating to The Family Place

DALLAS, TX (January 13, 2015) ― In honor of Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake’s 55 years of caring for the East Dallas community, the hospital selected The Family Place as the second recipient to receive funds for the purchase of pillows and robes for their residents. The Family Place is a nonprofit agency that helps families hurt by domestic violence. The Family Place empowers victims of...

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Dallas Junior Police Academy

Applications now available! Applications are now available for the February 7, 2015 Dallas Junior Police Academy Advanced Class for students in the 8th, 9th and 10th grades. The application is available at dallasjpa.org/application and at dallaspolice.net. The class will be held at the Dallas Police Headquarters located at 1400 South Lamar, Dallas, Texas 75214. Complete...