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 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 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
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 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
photo courtesy of Soul Good
This ice cream shop not only makes the best Dr Pepper flavor around, but employs people with special needs.
NORTH DALLAS | DIRECTIONS
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
This coffee shop employs and mentors foster youth via their nonprofit, We Are One Project.
photo courtesy of La La Land
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
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 is an inclusive soap shop that employs special needs individuals, and 100% of profits from soaps are donated to charity.
photo courtesy of Soap Hope
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.
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
This local coffee house operates The Dignity Project, employing women previously incarcerated.
WHITE ROCK | DIRECTIONS