Charity Challenge: Crucial Safety Net for Kids | Gill Children’s Services

Sometimes kids slip through the cracks, but Gill Children’s Services was founded as a safety net to ensure that Tarrant County children don’t go without the medical, physical, psychological, educational, dental, and social services they need.

Gill Children’s Services isn’t like most organizations that provide for children; it is a self-described “last resort agency.” Only once all the community’s and the family’s resources are spent will a child be referred to Gill. That means that Gill serves those with the greatest need.

Despite its selective nature, Gill is seeing a greater demand for services each day. Yet, since 1979, Gill has remained a saving grace for thousands of Tarrant County youth.

Parents who need help replacing their children’s lost birth certificates, kids with severe dental decay needing surgical intervention, homeless mothers needing help applying for housing, and children requiring special equipment to lead a happy life — these are just a fraction of Gill’s beneficiaries.

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Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to support the outstanding work of Gill Children’s Services.


For the third year, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is teaming up with to highlight 16 organizations doing good work across North Texas.

Readers have the opportunity to vote for the charity of their choice, both at and

The winners will receive a special CultureMap digital promotion package that will allow them spread the good word about their great works.

Voting closes Dec. 31, and winners will be announced Jan. 5.

Log on to and cast your vote for an outstanding organization.

President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.  

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