Updated July 2021

If you love supporting local businesses and non profits, check out these 13 spots below that are mission-driven, giving back to their community. They include shops, coffee shops, food trucks and more! 


 

BONTON FARMS

BONTON FARMS

Bonton Farms is a nonprofit, urban farm located in South Dallas. They provide fresh food to the Bonton neighborhood, where 48% of residents live in poverty.

SOUTHEAST DALLAS | DIRECTIONS

 

CAFE MOMENTUM

CAFE MOMENTUM

Cafe Momentum is a restaurant that has worked with 750+ youth coming out of juvenile facilities through a 12-month internship program.

DOWNTOWN | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Cafe Momentum


 

CHARMING CAT CAFE

CHARMING CAT CAFE

This cate cafe & corner is an admission-based hangout supporting rescued cats by Kitty Save as they reside in the space and wait for their potential adopters.

LEWISVILLE | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Charming Cat Cafe


 

EAT SOUL GOOD

SOUL GOOD

Soul Good is an award winning vegan food company with a Soulgood Cares Foundation. It supports social impact initiatives, hosts events that feed homeless children and more.

GARLAND | DIRECTIONS

Temporarily closed

photo courtesy of Soul Good


 

HOWDY HOMEMADE

HOWDY HOMEMADE

This ice cream shop not only makes the best Dr Pepper flavor around, but employs people with special needs.

NORTH DALLAS | DIRECTIONS

 

HUGS CAFE

HUGS CAFE

It's a cozy eatery serving sandwiches and salads that provides employment and beneficial training to adults with special needs.

MCKINNEY | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Hugs Cafe


 

 

LA LA LAND

LA LA LAND

This coffee shop employs and mentors foster youth via their nonprofit, We Are One Project.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

photo courtesy of La La Land


 

POSTON GARDENS

POSTON GARDENS

Poston Gardens hosts annual tulip festival that supports Daymark Living among other leading North Texas charities.

WAXAHACHIE | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Poston Gardens


 

RUTHIE'S FOOD TRUCK

RUTHIE'S FOOD TRUCK

This grilled cheese food truck contributes 100% of your donation to free meals for first responders, senior centers, nonprofits and more.

KLYDE WARREN PARK | DIRECTIONS

 

SOAP HOPE

SOAP HOPE

Soap Hope is an inclusive soap shop that employs special needs individuals, and 100% of profits from soaps are donated to charity.

PLANO | DALLAS

photo courtesy of Soap Hope


 

UNION

UNION

This darling coffee house gives back by fundraising. In 5 years, Union customers have provided donations over $50,000 to Dallas non profits. 

OAK LAWN | DIRECTIONS

 

VICKERY TRADING CO.

VICKERY TRADING CO.

This children's shop aids refugee women who have escaped war + persecution are given employment and vocational training through the store.

GREENVILLE | DIRECTIONS

photo courtesy of Vickery Trading Co.


 

WELL GROUNDED COFFEE CO

WELL GROUNDED COFFEE CO

This local coffee house operates The Dignity Project, employing women previously incarcerated.

WHITE ROCK | DIRECTIONS

 

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