After being released from prison, Kelly Wiley created 2000 Roses to help other women rebuild their lives after incarceration. — Gregarious and energetic, Kelly Wiley exudes powerful positive energy. But when she talks about the challenges faced by the women her nonprofit organization serves, tears wet her cheeks. Wiley’s Dallas-based 2000 Roses Foundation helps women transition from…Details
One of the things we love is how everyone who is a part of Urban Acres combines their efforts to give a gift to the community. By purchasing produce cooperatively, we get to support local family farmers and help people in Dallas live healthier lives. What you might not know is that we are also able to…Details
Sunday, Funday! Join us this Sunday in celebration of the 4th Annual Better Block. The intersection of 7th and Tyler and Davis is going to be one huge party! There will be food trucks, a huge market, bocce ball courts, and performances by Aztec Dancers and local high school marching bands. Temporary pop-up shops and art…Details
Kelly Wiley, manager of the Rose Garden retail shop, welcomes the business’ relocation to new quarters in the 800 block of West Davis, two doors down from its previous space. Property owner David Spence put in the trees, as did Shannon Neffendorf outside his Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters operation nearby. The area is one of…Details
The Rose Garden / 2000 Roses Foundation wants to wish all our families and friends a Merry Christmas and a safe holiday season. We thank you for a wonderful year of support. We have 2 more days til Christmas and we’re opening our doors on Monday from 11a-7pm and Tuesday from 11am-5pm, closed on Christmas…Details
Sustainability is cultivated in many forms by the 2000 Roses Foundation. The Dallas-based organization has grown from a nonprofit that provides transitional housing for formerly incarcerated women to operating an upscale resale store that supports occupational training for the women to promoting community preservation. Together its objectives give new purpose to people, products and neighborhoods. …Details
For all you Rose Garden fans and supporters, have you picked up your April edition of the Oak Cliff Advocate? The front cover features new tranplants to Oak Cliff from Highland Park using some of our beautiful vases from The Rose Garden Upscale Store. Be sure to check it out!