Better Know a Neighbor: Lilly Neubauer

The proceeds from the event benefit Heart House Dallas, which is a nonprofit in Vickery Meadows. They work with the refugee kids on transition and intervention. They have afterschool programs where they work on homework. They will intervene on behalf of the students with […]

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Lenita Dunlap: May Hero for Dallas Heroes Project

Lenita explains that refugee kids have unique needs. “They have dealt with the trauma of leaving their home countries. We do a disservice to the kids if we put them into school and situations and just expect them to assimilate. We need to create programs […]

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Inner Circle: Helping with Heart

As parents, Preston Hollow’s Lilly Neubauer and East Dallas’ Tiana Svendsen are dedicated to helping refugees, so much so that they established the artist collective Bold Strokes to support displaced families. Its first event, a silent art auction at Northaven United Methodist Church in […]

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From Chaos to Calm

  By Kate Miller, Manager of Counseling Services Imagine that you are out in the depths of the ocean in a small wooden boat. You are rocked from side to side and the mammoth ocean threatens to swallow you whole. Eventually, the boat starts […]

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Listen to Heart House CEO Lenita Dunlap’s Interview

Click to Listen to Heart House CEO Lenita Dunlap’s interview with Better Living which aired on The CBS Radio Dallas Public Affairs Show. Better Living with Nick Carissimi, a show about the people and organization that make a impact in the Dallas area.

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Raising Leaders: Mawli Sui

by Stuart Scott, Summer Marketing/Public Relations Intern   During my first trip to Vickery Meadow and the Heart House offices, I met Mawli Sui.  While serving as a volunteer at our Park Lane (3rd-5th Grade) site, I quickly noticed Mawli’s energy, as well as […]

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