Home  >  The Potters House Teens

Press

PressRelease

The Potters House Teens

12/15/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           

Media Contact:
publicrelations@tdjakes.org


Media Advisory
 
POTTER’S HOUSE TEENS ADOPT SHELTER FAMILIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
The Bold Males and Females program, led by Dexter Jakes and RaShaun Waters, celebrates the true meaning of Christmas through outreach to local homeless prevention program< /span> 
 
 
WHO: Led by Dexter Jakes, son of Bishop T.D. Jakes, and RaShaun Waters, the Bold Males and Females (BMF) teen-led program will embrace the true meaning of Christmas by giving to those in need. Bold Males and Females (BMF) is a teen-led program of The Potter’s House of Dallas, comprised of more than 400 youth, ages 14 to 23.  
WHAT: Working with the Interfaith Housing Coalition, Bold Males and Females has adopted five single-parent families for the Christmas holidays. 
WHEN: BMF will shop for the families on Wednesday, December 15th and will distribute gifts to the single mothers and children on Thursday, December 16, 2010. 
WHERE:Interfaith Housing Coalition, 5600 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX  75206
WHY: Working with the Interfaith Housing Coalition, BMF will grant holiday wishes for single parent families. These brave women and children, many former victims of domestic abuse and financial distress, will spend the holidays in a shelter. While many teens are only focused on receiving gifts, the teens of Bold Males and Females have decided to embrace the true meaning of Christmas by giving to those in need.

INTERVIEW/B-ROLL OPPORTUNITIES:  
·         Pictures/footage of BMF teens shopping for Christmas wish items
·         Pictures/footage of BMF teen presenting Christmas gifts to shelter
·         Interview with Dexter Jakes, founder of the Bold Males and Females Teen Program at The Potter’s House
·         Interview with Cathy King, director of development, Interfaith Housing Coalition
About The Potter’s House
Located in Dallas, The Potter’s House is a 30,000-member nondenominational, multicultural church led by Bishop T. D. Jakes, twice featured on the cover of Time magazine as “America’s Best Preacher” and as one of the nation’s “25 most influential evangelicals.” He is currently awaiting the release of his next film project, Jumping the Broom, slated for release on May 6, 2011. www.tdjakes.org    
About the Bold Males and Females Teen Program 
Bold Males and Females (BMF) is a teen-led program of The Potter’s House of Dallas, comprised of more than 400 youth, ages 14-23. Co-founded by Dexter Jakes, teen son of Bishop T.D. Jakes, and RaShaun Waters, Bold Males and Females was formed by youth for youth. The goal of Bold Males and Females is to influence change in the lives of today’s youth; evolving a generation one life at a time.

###

<< Back

Thought of the Day

Contact Infomation

Phone:

1.800.BISHOP2

Address:

6777 W. Kiest Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75236-3006
Map This

E-mail:

custservice@tdjakes.org


Worship Times

Sunday- 9:00 a.m. CST

Wednesday - 7:00 p.m. CST

Self Help Section


Life is tough. Sometimes in spite of our best efforts we are still overwhelmed. At such times we need someone to reflect our Savior in the trenches of our inner battles and interpersonal struggles. The mission of The Potter's House Counseling Center is to walk with you every step of the way as you seek spiritual and emotional wholeness. Programs & Information include: