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Rental/Utility Assistance for DeSoto and Dallas Residents
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Our food pantry provides food to families in need
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Uplift Saturdays

Free Food Giveaway on the 1st & 3rd Saturday
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Mavs/UNCF HBCU Scholarship Opportunities

ATTN HBCU bound or attending alum: The Dallas Mavericks are teaming up with the United Negro College Fund to provide five (5) additional college scholarships to DFW-based, HBCU students. All student classifications are encouraged to apply from incoming freshmen to seniors. All Mavs College Scholarship recipients will receive on-going mentoring from Dallas Mavericks staff and opportunities for Mavs summer jobs, potential internships or other work experience.

This scholarship can be applied to any accredited UNCF member institution or another accredited HBCU that is either in or out of state. Application deadline is August 31 at 11:59 PM.

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Mayor's Summer Reading Club Block Party

The DeSoto Public Library will host this event on Saturday August 13, 3:00 pm -5:30 pm in the amphitheater behind the library!

The library will celebrate all readers of all ages and all levels who participated in the annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. So, grab your towels for a wet afternoon of water activities, inflatable slides, crafts, games, snacks, and much more! This will also be the final opportunity to pick up your summer reading prizes, as well as announce the Grand Prize Winners for the Summer Reading Program!

This program is free and open to all ages. No registration required. For any questions, call the library at 972-230-9661.

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Interns Wanted for State Representative Sherman

Are you looking for an educational opportunity to learn firsthand about the legislative process? Representative Carl O. Sherman is seeking legislative and district office interns.

Send a cover letter, resume, and references to →Melissa.Bradford (click to open email client) to apply.

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2022/23 DeSoto ISD K-12 Open Enrollment

30 days and counting until the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! School starts Monday, August 15th and enrollment is required!  Although students may be on rosters from last year, ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED to re-enroll for the 2022-2023 school year to ensure accurate information for each child and family.

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MINT Mission

We partner with individuals and families aspiring to overcome education, housing and racial barriers by proving resources and training necessary to break the cycle of generational poverty and close the wealth gap.

MINT Vision

We are dedicated to nurturing, educating, and promoting economic growth and social awareness to children, young adults, and families.

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