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August 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day and TYD Foundation

Donating to Thank You Darlin Foundation Helps Deliver Literacy Programs to Disadvantaged Youth This year’s North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, like the Thank You Darlin Foundation, that is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you! […]

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Word of the Day

chunky

Word Formadjective
DefinitionShort and thick; stocky.
Synonymslow-set, squat, squatty, stumpy, dumpy
UsageBut there was a trio involved in this remarkable friendship, and the third was short, and fat, and chunky, and lazy, and, loath to say, it was I.

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This award was received because of our Science and Energy Poetry Book project.

TYD Voice2Youth poets top 22,000 views    


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Voice2Youth on YouTube

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Two urban teenage girls who had been sitting in a rat infested mobile classroom were now sitting in a boardroom deciding the theme that inspired this book.


Our New Anthology is Ready for Sale on the Amazon Kindle Store!    Purchase your copy today!                      

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Betsy Price, Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas with TYD Board Members and Executive Director

Mayor Price, TYD Board & Director

Shelley Cox, Carolyn West, Mayor Betsy Price, and Terri Paul Lovelace


“Poetry is active!” exclaimed a student.  Poetry is also a Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirement, and a great way to strengthen confidence, literacy, and leadership skills.