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North Texas Giving Day Sets New Record

Thursday, September 18, 2014, was North Texas Giving Day. More than 98,000 generous Texans donated $26,339,253 to North Texas non-profits, which includes museums, galleries and theaters. The 18-hour event surpassed the 2013 tally by more than $1 million and 23,000 donors. Art museums did not do nearly as well as the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which raised $115,324. (See list in post)

Organizations

Here are just some of the organizations that received donations on North Texas Giving Day.

Organization Total Gifts Amount Raised
Amon Carter Museum of American Art 33 $13,633
Arlington Museum of Art 60 $3,911
AT&T Performing Arts Center 99 $11,185
Casa Manana 58 $42,275
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Society 162 $42,250
Dallas Black Dance Theater 148 $25,617
Dallas Children’s Theater 69 $10,685
Dallas Contemporary 24 $2,795
Dallas Holocaust Museum 91 $58,693
Dallas Museum of Art 130 $70,668
Dallas Opera 72 $71,155
Dallas Summer Musicals 192 $132,960
Dallas Symphony Orchestra 313 $109,907
Dallas Theater Center 70 $31,705
Dallas Wind Symphony 180 $66,990
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History 76 $14,425
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra 91 $11,909
George W. Bush Presidential Center 88 $115,324
Log Cabin Heritage Foundation 11 $420
McKinney Avenue Contemporary 27 $2,240
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 42 $4,590
Nasher Sculpture Center 26 $2,520
Performing Arts Fort Worth 65 $8,723
Perot Museum of Nature and Science 131 $21,249
Plano Symphony Orchestra 105 $68,675
Richardson Symphony 57 $50,001
Shakespeare Festival of Dallas 104 $5,205
Texas Association of Museums 60 $6,055
Texas Ballet Theater 127 $15,041
Texas Boys Choir 191 $23,247
Texas Girls Choir 90 $6,450
Theater Three 169 $25,721
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza 27 $3,580
WaterTower Theater 99 $28,975

Tweets

Dallas Art News dedicated our Twitter feed to North Texas Giving Day. We encourages our followers and gave retweets to boost donations for arts organizations. We gave what we could to a select few and wished we could give more.

Here are some tweets from yesterday’s North Texas Giving Day:

Our North Texas Giving Day Donations

Dallas Art News owner and managing editor M. C. Roman contributed to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Dallas Museum of Art, George W. Bush Presidential Center, Log Cabin Heritage Foundation, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Nasher Sculpture Center, Perot Museum of Science and Nature, and The Sixth Floor Museum. He gave each museum a $25 donation. Next year Dallas Art News hopes to increase their donations.

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