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2016 Annual Celebration

Our 6th Annual Celebration was a huge success! Thank you Tony and Candice Romo for joining us! We also would like to thank Lisa and Kenny Troutt for graciously opening their home. We cannot express enough how thankful we are for everyone who donated their time and support in making this a tremendous event. Your gifts... Read More

STARS National Conference 2015

SNC, The Place to Be! This year we had 6 mentors from both Garland ISD as well as Duncanville ISD that went with us to the STARS National Conference at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. The students took part in large group sessions where they were able to hear extraordinary speakers like Keith... Read More

2015 Luncheon Gallery

We had an earth-shattering luncheon this year. Guests learned from featured speaker Chuck Norris and STARS mentor Tyranee Jackson the importance of a Break Through. Thank you to everyone who joined us to make this Luncheon our best yet, and thanks to those who couldn’t attend, but supported online. Your investment makes it possible for teens to... Read More

2014 in Review: Stories of Hope

When STARS Align Victor entered the STARS Peer-to-Peer mentoring program a shy, withdrawn sophomore. His mother, fearing the negative influences he might encounter at school, kept him away from most extracurricular programs. Victor remained hesitant to fully engage even in class activities and discussions. It was the positive influence of his fellow mentors that finally drew... Read More

North Texas Giving Day 2014

  The day started at daybreak yesterday–WFAA News 8 Daybreak, and just got better from there. We had an incredible North Texas Giving Day and thanks to our amazing donors, we raised more money than during any previous Giving Day. During the 18 hours of giving, our supporters gave an incredible $71,350 including a $35,000... Read More
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