Fun. Fashionable. Food-obsessed. These are three ways Dallas denizens are often described. But there’s another thing the people of our good city love: being charitable.

A great way to start fulfilling your civic duty at an early age is through young-professional organizations for people ages 21 to 45. Here, four such groups to check out. After all, what else are you planning to do after work--especially on nights when the Rangers aren’t playing?

BvB Dallas Trade your work attire for cleats and eye black with BvB, which raises money to fight against Alzheimer’s disease through an annual powder-puff football game in August. Guys coach the game, and the players are split between blondes and brunettes.

Echelon From bell ringing to a canned-food drive at a Dallas Cowboys tailgate party, Echelon raises money and awareness for the Salvation Army DFW.

Stewards of the Wild A program for young professionals who are outdoor enthusiasts, the Stewards raise awareness for conservation with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation through lectures and events like canoe trips.

YTAC Young Texans Against Cancer hosts multiple fund-raising events a year--including BubblyQ, a party with food and Champagne--to raise money and awareness for several cancer organizations in Dallas, including Camp iHope, Cancer Care and Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer.

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