We invite you to join us as we celebrate Under 1 Roof 8th year milestone at our Annual Fundraising Luncheon Stepping out of Homelessness Imagine you live on the streets of Dallas, you are homeless and desperate for food and shelter. Imagine your children having to sleep outside on the streets with little food, no bed to sleep in, exposed to the elements, and desperate for something to call home. That was the situation for the families we’ve served by providing housing since 2011. Today over 5000 individuals are homeless in Dallas! Under 1 Roof has provided awesome service to our community for five years! Our passion is serving homeless individuals and families in our community. Under 1 Roof mission and vision statement: To provide housing and other services to homeless persons in Dallas County to ensure everyone has safe affordable housing and the tools to become self-reliant. To bring that vision into reality, we provide permanent supportive housing to the homeless population in Dallas & Collin Counties Your support towards our Stepping out of Homelessness Luncheon can help us reach our goal of $30,000+ and assist us with making a house a home for families in need.

WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 11:30 am- 1:30 pm – (registration starts at 11:00am)

WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas- Campbell Centre

HONORARY CHAIR(S): Dr. Michael Bowie & Mrs. Jeannette Bowie



CLOSING INVOCATION: Elder Leonard Peoples

KEYNOTE: Dr. Dorothea Ivey

ENTERTAINMENT: Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy Jazz Band

Event Planners: Simply Paush www.simplypaush.com

Photographer: Cyndi Brown www.cyndib.com

EXPECTED ATTENDANCE: 200-225 influential guests of our community.

WHAT: An afternoon that will highlight our partnerships in ending homelessness in our community!

Silent Auction

Seated dinner

Special tribute to U1R corporate sponsor


Meet Dr. Dorothea Ivey our dynamic 2018 keynote speaker! Dr. Ivey is no stranger to poverty and has acquired a philosophy of helping organizations and the public to help combat poverty. This philosophy includes a strategy related to wholeness and fragmentation where one considers all parts of a whole to discover underlying causes of poverty. Dr. Ivey recognizes that it is the grace and mercy of God and of community supporters that helps families and individuals become self-sufficient from impoverished statuses. She earned a Bachelor in Human Services and a Bachelor in Education & Nonprofit Administration from the University of North Texas at Dallas. She earned a Master in Social Work and a Master in Public Administration along with a Graduate Certificate in Urban Nonprofit Management from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dorothea has also worked as an early childhood educator for 13 years and knows that it takes generational perspectives to evaluate impoverished oppression and value self-sufficiency.


Since 2011, Under 1 Roof has provided housing services for over 475 households, affecting the lives of 1500 individuals.We serve 100% of low to moderate income clients in our housing programs which are the working poor

Under 1 Roof has partnered with approximately 40 non-profit organizations in the Dallas area to provide our critical service- including many you may already know including Family Gateway, Salvation Army, Housing Crisis Center, The Family Place, Interfaith Housing Coalition, Vogel Alcove, Rainbow Day’s, Dallas Furniture Bank, First Choice Social Services, Shared Housing, Harmony CDC of Concord and the Veterans Administration and Hope’s Supply.

Under 1 Roof serves families who are homeless, victims of domestic violence, veterans, families living below the poverty line.

90% of Under 1 Roof program participants are in-tact families; 80% of these families include children who are under the age of 10.

Stable housing increases overall stability and esteem. As well as significantly aids in improving children’s academic performance and parents workplace attendance and behavior.

Please make a difference today!

Thank you in advance for being a part of our exciting, milestone event. As a sponsor, you will help us reach our goal of $30,000 + and aid us in creating self-sufficiency and stabilizing the households we serve. For additional information or questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at info@under1roofdallas.org Executive Office # 972.298.4002. We thank you in advance for your support of what will certainly be a memorable and sold out event.

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