James Dondero is known for being the president and the co-founder of Highland Capital Management. During the week of Oct. 7, 2016, the company had announced that they had awarded, to help The Family Place, a $1 million challenge. This is an organization that is known for helping support victims that come from family violence. Visit Nexbank to know more about James.
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The Family Place has already been able to raise well over $200,000 since October 4. The funds will go to help the Legacy Campaign and is also going to be matched with $100,000 that is going to be all thanks to the Highland’s Grant. Currently, there is only $2.8 million needed in order to be able to meet the campaigns fundraiser goal that is set at being $16.5 million. Regardless, the grant that was proudly given by the Highlands is going to make it to where The Family Place is going to be able to have a strong finish in the campaign.
According to James Dondero, the grant has been able to be a call to action by Dallas Police Chief David Brown and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, which will make it to where the community can now help to solve the life-threatening issue that Dallas has. The Family Place Legacy Campaign has been a huge support when it has come to the operations and the construction of the new Central Dallas Counseling Center. This will be a center that will be dedicated to family violence victims and will be named in honor of Ann Moody.
With the building, the center will be able to serve well over 2,000 victims a year. This will also include critical emergency space for any of the victims. At the build, Ann Moody is planning on also hosting the agency’s Be Project, which is a program that helps to provide teen dating violence and bullying prevention education that will reach more than 6,000 students per year. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.