The IMC Magazine Issue 12/February 2016 - Page 38

Some of the Charities DeDe & husband Larry support:

Family Time & the Door Shelter: this is a Women & Children’s anti-abuse local charity. DeDe was recently named the Family Time Women of Achievement in the Arts for 2016. She wrote and produced a Christmas Show in 2012 that was called "Christmas with the 2 Divas and the Lone Tenor", and all profits were donated to Family Time.

Shield Bearer: Anti sex trafficking- giving women and children abuse education, counseling & help.

African Children’s Choir: Pledging monthly support for a child: Mophart, who attends a special school for Orphans and Children in need in Uganda, Africa.

Star of Hope: Shelter & Rehab for Homeless or just released men & women

Covenant House Houston: Shelter, food, clothing, counseling and job training for women & families

Kairos Prison Ministry: visits and encouragement, gifts, clothing, support, etc. for teens, women & men

Heaven's Army: Help for sex trafficking, education, food, clothing, English teaching- Christmas Toy Drive

DeDe’s performed at several of these fundraisers as a volunteer, and a portion of all her music sales and performance profits go towards these charities.