The holidays are the perfect time to give back to those in need, whether it is through a monetary donation or by volunteering your time. 

Below we have included a variety of organizations and foundations located in Denton who focus on helping those in need. While it is not a comprehensive list of all the opportunities to give back in Denton, our hope is it provides a good starting point for those looking to serve others. Please consider donating or volunteering with a local Denton charitable foundation or organization to have a positive impact on the Denton community we all love. 

Serve Denton

Serve Denton partners with nonprofits to help make their services more accessible for people in need. With its 4.8 acre nonprofit center located on North Loop 288, Serve Denton is the largest nonprofit center in Denton County and one of the largest in Texas.


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Giving Grace

Giving Grace is a 501c3 organization that serves individuals and families with children in Denton County who are currently homeless or are at risk of of becoming homeless. By offering a continuum of care, they empower individuals and families with the consistent support and community they need.

Denton Animal Shelter

Behind every adoption, every new relationship forged, there is often a challenging journey. You can help build the path for this journey by supporting DASF’s missions and programs that save and enhance lives. With your support, no animal has to be left behind.

United Way

United Way empower donors, volunteers, businesses, governments, nonprofits, and community groups to invest in neighbors for a better Denton County community. Working together, they identify the community’s most critical needs and implement collaborative, innovative solutions to improve lives in Denton County.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.

Friends of the Family

Their mission at Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) is to provide compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by sexual abuse, and domestic violence, while partnering with the community to promote safety, hope, healing, justice, and prevention.

Denton Freedom House

Based on a ministry foundation, Denton Freedom House gives recovery from addiction, an opportunity to establish or restore their relationship with God and give them practical life skills and reconciliation with their families. Eliminating the fear of hunger, their pantry team provides daily groceries, prayer, devotionals and support to individuals and families in need.

Cumberland Youth & Family Services

Cumberland Youth and Family Services offers a compassionate community for those who need a safe place to call home. They support children, youth, young adults and families so they can thrive. Their agency provides stable housing, counseling, and supportive services that are age-appropriate, personalized to meet specific needs.

Hearts for Homes

Hears for Homes is a Christian based nonprofit outreach providing no-cost home repairs, affording low-income seniors, ages 60 and older, a safe, comfortable, and well-functioning home which to age in peace.


Their mission is to empower teens and young adults of all backgrounds as they transition into adulthood, equipping them with the self-confidence, life skills, leadership skills. They are a free service for young people offering opportunities for leadership development, essential life skills, and hands-on training while networking with professionals