Three Ways to North Texas Giving Day!

This year we have three opportunities to participate in NTGD festivities! Join us for two great events to kick off NTGD week at The Shops at Willow Bend, then support your favorite North Texas non-profit with a donation online at!

When you donate, make sure to tell us in the comments which theatre you’d like your donation to go to – NTPA Scholarship Fund, Plano, Fairview, Frisco, Dallas, Starcatchers, Academy, or Rep!

North Texas Performing Arts
Celebration Station

NTPA Celebration Station

Saturday, September 14
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

The Shops at Willow Bend, Grand Court

Be part of this incredible event by joining the largest Flash Mob ever to grace The Shops of Willow Bend!

Join the Flash Mob!

The second annual NTPA Celebration Station will be bigger and better than ever! Bring the whole family to kick-off North Texas Giving Day week. The event will feature 50 local non-profits with performances, door prizes, and child-friendly activities!

The first 500 guests will receive a special goody bag!

10 AM – Event Begins
12:30 PM – Special performance on the Mainstage

All day activities:

  • Door Prizes
  • Make It, Take It Art Activities
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Artist
  • Games and Prizes
  • Plenty of opportunities to learn about and give to your favorite non-profits

Stop by and have some fun and help make a difference in our community!

Sponsored in part by NTPA, Legacy Texas Bank, Junior League of Collin County, Communities Foundation of Texas, and The Shops of Willow Bend.

Adults Only
Lucky Stars Casino Night

lucky stars casino night fundraiser

Saturday, September 14
6:30-11:00 PM

Willow Bend Center of the Arts

Purchase Tickets!

Join us for this ADULTS ONLY kick-off to North Texas Giving Day! Casino games, poker tournament, dancing, karaoke, raffle and more! Hor d’oeuvres included in price of the ticket. Cash bar (wine and beer) available.

Dress: Cocktail

Because the only thing that feels better than winning is GIVING!

6:00 – Poker Tournament Begins
6:30 – Casino Games Open

Gala Ticket (includes $1,000 in chips) – Early Bird $60 for Non-Members
Poker Tournament (includes Gala Ticket) – $85

NTPA Members receive $10 off tickets!

EXTENDED – Early Bird pricing ends Sept. 10

Extra $1,000 in Poker Chips – $20
Heads or Tails Game – $20
Raffle Ticket – $5
6 Raffle Tickets – $20

All proceeds support NTPA’s North Texas Giving Day Matching Funds! You pick the troupe that receives the benefit!

Sponsored in part by Legacy Texas Bank, California Pizza Kitchen, The Dallas Karaoke Store, Larry & Pam Little, Texas State Board of Education.

North Texas
Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day 9-19-19

Thursday, September 19
6:00 AM-Midnight

Online Event

Make Your Donation!

Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you!

North Texas Giving Day’s goal is to help build awareness and support for nonprofits in the North Texas region.

Since 2009, Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day has helped raise more than $240 million, for over 2,500 local nonprofits. In ten years, this online event has transformed into a broad culture of community-wide giving. During North Texas Giving Day, everyone has the opportunity to be a philanthropist to build a stronger and more vibrant community.

Scheduled Giving Opens September 9!

Schedule your gift in advance, so you don’t have to worry about remembering to give on September 19!