Several nonprofits with close ties to the City of Richardson will participate in the annual North Texas Giving Day Sept. 22. The 18-hour “giving extravaganza” sponsored by the Communities Foundation of Texas raises money for North Texas nonprofits through an easy-to-navigate website ( Givers can donate to one or more of over 3,300 local organizations with one transaction. 

Participating Richardson organizations include:  

  • Altrusa International of Richardson Foundation Inc.   
  • Friends of the Richardson Library  
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center Foundation  
  • Network of Community Ministries   
  • Richardson Adult Literacy Center  
  • Richardson Chamber of Commerce Foundation  
  • Richardson Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association  
  • Richardson Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association  
  • Richardson East Rotary Club Foundation  
  • Richardson Reads One Book Inc.  
  • Richardson Wireless Klub  
  • Richardson Woman’s Club  
  • RISD Foundation  
  • The Eisemann Center Foundation  
  • The Junior League of Richardson  
  • UT Dallas 

Several arts organizations funded in part by the City’s Cultural Arts Commission are also participating. 

Those who wish to give may visit between 6 a.m. and midnight Sept. 22 or schedule their donation online in advance through midnight Sept. 21.