Dallas Cowboys vs Houston Texans | December 11, 2022
Andrea has worked within the accounting department at the Salvation Army for years. Her expertise lies, not only in crunching numbers, but also around other departments. She is bilingual and often serves as an interpreter for clients seeking financial assistance and for those within the cleaning crew. She remains an asset to the Salvation Army team and is always willing to lend a helping hand to clients and staff.
Dallas Cowboys vs Indianapolis Colts | December 4, 2022
Paris Skinner & Tarsha Turner
Paris Skinner is the Case Aide Supervisor for Women's Shelter Care. She oversees all the case aid staff for both Women's Shelter and the Domestic Violence Shelter. She stepped in during a time when Women's Shelter did not have a program manager and dove into the duties. She has created structure and support for staff. She willingly takes on extra work to support the team, remains available at all times, and has altogether excelled in her role. Served in the US Army for 4 years.
Tarsha Turner is a Women's Shelter Care Case Manager. She provides case management to women experiencing homelessness. She assists them with meeting their goals and overcoming barriers to their homeless recovery. She takes initiative and is always willing to help where needed. She knows her clients well and is always available to support and guide them. Served in the US Army for 14 years.
Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants | November 24, 2022
Organization: Collin College
Ravin Olalekan has served in the US Army from 2008-2018, completed 10 marathons and 20 half marathons. She recently participated in the Dallas 9/11 110 Stair Climb to honor those who lost their lives. In August of 2021, she joined Mesquite Fire Department and completed Fire Academy and Emergency Medical Technician. She currently is in Paramedic school and will graduate in February 2023.
Dallas Cowboys vs Chicago Bears | October 30, 2022
Organization: The North Texas Food Bank
Kenn Stokes has been volunteering with the North Texas Food Bank for two years. He was inspired by the NTFB's firm commitment to serving North Texans who are experiencing food insecurity. Within six months of volunteering, Kenn became a production kernel and has volunteered more than 450 hours. Kenn is full of energy and spends his time leading volunteers on production lines. But most importantly, he knows he's making a significant contribution and difference to the community with every box that he packs and loads.
Dallas Cowboys vs Detroit Lions | October 23, 2022
LaCresha Linton has spent the last 14 months as a Case Manager for The Salvation Army's Rehousing Program and has already made a tremendous impact on her clients. In her role, she educates clients about the housing process, assists with administrative needs, as well as provides emotional support during this stressful transition. In addition to her daily responsibilities, LaCresha is often found helping other departments needing assistance.
Dallas Cowboys vs Washington Commanders | October 2, 2022
John Cortez is an exemplary servant leader that warmly engages people, generously invests his time, and helps passionately represent our organization at community events. He demonstrates his commitment as a volunteer ticket seller and promoter of The Dallas Cowboys 50/50 Raffle game as well as with the Angel Tree program during the holidays. His reliability was especially important last fall and early winter as volunteer coordination remained challenging with ongoing COVID-19 surges in the community. John Cortez stands out among that large group of generous volunteers for his sincerity, dedication, and charismatic presence at so many important community engagements.
Dallas Cowboys vs Cincinnati Bengals | September 18, 2022
As a Case Aide at The Salvation Army's Mabee Center, DeAndrea Hayward supports numerous residential programs for homeless clients. Most recently, she has worked with numerous individuals recuperating from a medical procedure, tending to them and ensuring they have a safe recovery. DeAndrea is a compassionate and dedicated team member who is esteemed by her peers and clients alike. She often goes beyond the call of duty to ensure that client's needs are met and that her teammates are supported.
Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers | September 11, 2022
For more than 15 years, Tony Grubaugh has served Case Management Specialist for The Salvation Army's Housing First Pathways Program. He is committed to producing work that meets the organization's standards and ensures clients are stably housed and that their needs are met by using a holistic, team approach. He is a team player who constantly goes above and beyond for his clients and team members.
Dallas Cowboys vs Seattle Seahawks | August 26, 2022
As the kitchen manager for The Salvation Army Mabee Center, Mike Lynch not only ensures all clients are provided meals 365 days a year at the facility, but also manages distribution of grocery donations as well. He showcases genuine compassion and dedication through his work and always bring positive energy. Throughout the pandemic, Mike ensured all staff and clients were safe by implementing key COVID-protocols. He continues to show tremendous care for everyone he works with and goes above and beyond every day! Thank you for all that you do, Mike, you are truly deserving of a crown.