Q and A with Jaime Cobb, VP of Dementia and Caregiver Education, James L. West

PBx: How long have you worked for the organization?JC: 8 years PBx: Why do you believe in the work of this organization?JC: We truly do provide the best care and are always learning. We are always applying our core values of passion, integrity, excellence, respect, and support. We are always trying help everyone affected by …

October Nonprofit of the Month: James L. West Center for Dementia Care

Many of us today have been touched by a family member or friend who has suffered from dementia or Alzheimer’s. In 1993, a group of Fort Worth residents understood the need for a center to care for those individuals whose specific needs change daily, and they created James L. West Center for Dementia Care. James …

Q and A with Carol Klocek, CEO, Center for Transforming Lives

PBx: How long have you worked for Center for Transforming Lives?CK: 10 years PBx: Why do you believe in the work of this organization?CK: I’ve gotten into this work because I wanted to help people like myself. I grew up in poverty. I see myself in each one of the women we serve. I want …

Guest Post: The Hidden

by Carol Klocek, CEO, Center for Transforming Lives In late February, I had an opportunity to speak about family homelessness at a forum designed to address the growing reality in our community and in our country.  On the panel with me was a courageous young mother who told her story of waiting to get into …

Guest Post: Fort Worth Metro

by Ruth Calzada, Executive Director, Fort Worth Metro People ask me often “why do you do what you do?”  My short answer is always “I can’t imagine doing anything else.”  But allow me to share my long answer with you. I was 12 years old in the summer between my 7/8 grade school year. I …

Vote for your Favorite

You’ve told us who is your favorite, and now it’s time to vote for your favorite nonprofit to be featured as the Reader’s Choice nonprofit of the month. Vote on the PBx Facebook page to select the Reader’s Choice nonprofit. Voting will end July 24. Reader’s Choice nonprofits will receive: Q&A with staff member of …