Collins Financial is proudly involved with TeamConnor a childhood cancer foundation started on behalf of Connor Cruse.
TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation was founded as a non-profit 501(c)(3) by Connor's mother, Joy Cruse, and shortly thereafter the first board of directors was established. Since TeamConnor's inception in late 2008, the organization has donated more than $2 million to hospitals and research facilities around the country.
Helping Hands for Little Hearts was created to help families, with young children, through negative and sudden, life-changing, circumstances/events. Their mission is to help families in need of support, whether it be financially or emotionally, who are experiencing hardships by unforeseen circumstances. Abuse, disabilities, sudden death of a family member, or a cancer diagnosis. These families need help and we want to be able to provide that for them.
Chris was previously a member of the board of trustees of LaunchAbility. This organizations empowers adults and veterans with disabilities to achieve maximum potential and lead fulfulling lives within our community. He truly believes in the organizations goal of assisting adults with diverse abilities to find gainful employement that is life altering not only for them, but for the companies who hire them as well.
Stand Up & Paint is a locally owned social painting and crafts studio that knows how to mix a touch of creativity with a whole lot of fun! For each party, painting or project purchased, Stand Up & Paint will donate a minimum of 10% to a featured charity each month. Our commitment to our community is a prior to us and that is why we are considered "Parties with a Purpose".
Chris has been a member of the Board of Governers for the Dallas Estate Planning Council since 2016.