North Texas Giving Day urges people to support local charities they are passionate about

It’s North Texas Giving Day, a day that helps more than 3,000 local nonprofits collect donations to support their missions.

The 18-hour online fundraising event happens each year in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 

North Texans are encouraged to follow their passions and make a donation to the organizations and causes they believe in.

Here are just a few of the worthy causes asking for support.

Tango Charities:

Valor Ranch:

Wildlife on the Move:

Union Gospel Mission Dallas:

Ethos Education Group:

Last year, the North Texas Giving Day campaign helped raise more than $66 million for local charities. 

For more information or to find a charity to support, visit The website also has information on how people can donate their time or contribute to a cause as a volunteer.