Pictured are mother/daughter duos who served 25 or more philanthropy hours together: Katy & Amy Kryzak, Ryley, Missey, & Bailey Yeats, Christy & Addison Ramirez, Emily & Allynson Dale, Reagan & Amy Gardner, Charlotte & Becky Vanyo, and Nikki & Zoey Darkoch. Not pictured: Kimberly & Mary Morgan Smith and DeAnna & Mallory Rogers.
The Coppell Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. gathered Sunday, April 23, at Venue Forty50 to celebrate a successful first year, recognize members for their service and welcome new Provisional members. The Chapter began with 209 members made up of moms and daughters providing hands-on volunteer service for many philanthropic organizations in the Coppell community and surrounding areas. After forming the Chapter on May 3, 2016, members recorded over 3,033 philanthropic hours served in their first year.
The philanthropies the Coppell Chapter supports and volunteers for include: Taylor’s Gift, Coppell Arts Council, Metrocrest Services, Loving Community (which includes Vista Ridge Nursing & Rehab, Arbor House and Chin Refugee Ministries), Cornerstone Kitchen and Closet, ALS Texas, and Journey to Dream-Kyle’s Place. The Chapter welcomes 61 new members for the 2017-2018 year and will support six additional philanthropies, including local non-profit organizations Coppell Community Garden, Coppell Education Foundation and Assistance League of Coppell. They will also serve Fisher House Foundation, a free temporary lodging facility for VA patients and their families, The Birthday Party Project, bringing joy to homeless children through monthly birthday parties hosted at area homeless and transitional living facilities, and the Stewpot, responding to the needs of the homeless and at-risk of Dallas. With over 63,000 members, NCL, Inc. mother-daughter teams of volunteers are responsible, dedicated, and actively engaged in local community work in 26 states across the country, through 235 chapters.