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Dallas School Needed 50 Volunteer "Dads" And They Got 600 Instead

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Dade Middle School in Dallas, Texas held a "Breakfast With Dads" event for boys on Dec. 28, and they were afraid nobody would come.

But something wonderful happened instead.
NBCDFW.com

But something wonderful happened instead.

Rev. Donald Ray Parish Jr. tells NBCDFW that they were asked to get a few extra guys to go to the event to serve as surrogate fathers or mentors to boys whose fathers couldn't make it, or don't have a dad in their lives.

So they put out a call on Facebook. Word spread quickly, and there were so many volunteers signing up online, that the website actually crashed.
NBCDFW

So they put out a call on Facebook. Word spread quickly, and there were so many volunteers signing up online, that the website actually crashed.

Instead of 50 extra dads attending the event, about 600 men showed up!

One of the guys who attended said he answered the call to attend the event because it was important for him to give back.

"In my life, I had men around me that always gave me an opportunity and provided me with support so I just wanna do the same thing."
NBCDFW.com

"In my life, I had men around me that always gave me an opportunity and provided me with support so I just wanna do the same thing."

Some men even took extra ties to teach their new young mentees how to properly tie a tie.

The "Breakfast with Dads" event ended with everyone who attended in locked arms to commemorate the bond they had all formed.

More like this, please!
NBCDFW.com

More like this, please!

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