Press Release: Cowboy’s Dwayne Harris supports Project Transformation


Save the Date: Thurs, Nov. 21


Dallas Cowboys’ Dwayne Harris to Provide Thanksgiving Meals

to Project Transformation Families in South Oak Cliff


Harris & Other Cowboys Also Join in “Be Thankful” Crafts & Activities

With Young Fans at After-School Program


WHAT:        Pre-Thanksgiving Food Distribution & Children’s Activities — Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Dwayne Harris loves Thanksgiving, so this year he’s making it possible for more families to share in a special holiday meal, while watching the Cowboys play the Raiders on Thanksgiving Day.


On Thurs, Nov. 21, Harris and several Cowboys teammates will distribute Thanksgiving meals to children and families at Project Transformation’s South Oak Cliff site. The Cowboys will also stay for holiday crafts, activities, homework and some pre-game cheers with their young fans.


WHO:             –     Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Dwayne Harris

                        –       Dallas Cowboys Players

–       Project Transformation Executive Director Eric Lindh

–       Children in Project Transformation’s After School Program & Families


WHEN:        THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013 — 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

–       3:30 p.m. — Children Greet Dwayne Harris & Players with cheers and hand-painted banners

–       3:45 p.m. — “Be Thankful” Crafts & Activities – Cowboys to participate

–       4 p.m.  Distribution of Thanksgiving Meals – Harris to share message of encouragement & distribute groceries

–       4:30 p.m. — Children present Thanksgiving game banner to Harris & players

–       4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Players remain onsite, distributing food to families arriving late and helping Project Transformation children with homework


WHERE:      Project Transformation – S. Oak Cliff Site

                  Elmwood United Methodist Church

                  1315 Berkley Dallas, TX 75224 (off Illinois Ave. at I-35)


WHY:             Passionate about advocating for underserved children and encouraging values like hard work, faith, and determination that were instilled in him as a child, Harris is an ongoing supporter of Project Transformation. The organization’s after-school and summer programs annually serve more than 1,100 children and youth throughout North Texas, with a focus on literacy instruction and academics.



About Project Transformation: A trifold focus on three Cs: children, college students, and communities allow Dallas-based Project Transformation to support urban neighborhoods through after-school and summer programs. In its 15-year history, Project Transformation has supported more than 6,800 children and families, and has equipped more than 875 college students for future leadership in the community. Project Transformation is quickly becoming a national model for ministry and service through which leaders emerge, communities change, and lives transform. To learn more about how Project Transformation is serving North

Texas neighborhoods, visit

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