Supporting various charitable programs throughout the United States and abroad.


Her work through her #theloveheALSmovement is to honor her father, Jim Thorpe Award-winning defensive back and College Football Hall of Famer Rickey Dixon. Dixon, 52, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 2013. Doctors gave him five years, tops. He can’t walk, can’t talk, and can hardly breathe on his own. Alana’s #theloveheALSmovement primary focus is to raise awareness and funds to help find a cure for ALS. Help Alana help her dad!

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The population of homeless youth in the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) has reached a catastrophic level, with 3,500+ homeless students. In addition to Alana’s #JeansforTeens, After8 brings together community resources to reduce the number of unsheltered young adults and foster self-sufficiency. Alana is thrilled to be a part of this important charity.

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Destiny Day Hab Center

Another close to home cause for Alana is in support of her brother Cameron. He suffered from a brain inflammation called encephalitis at the age of six and has had two strokes, was in a coma and is now developmentally disabled. Cameron is a member of the Destiny Day Habilitation Center in Desoto, TX. Alana often connects her community outreach events to this worthy organization.

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Give Hope Global

Give Hope Global founders Roger Braswell, Angela Quinn and Dr. Dane Kovach have a vision: to transform communities through the power of the Good News, good health, and good education. Give Hope and its growing group of partners are seeing positive life change in communities in Haiti, Africa and the US. We are thankful to God for the opportunity to provide hope to those who are suffering.

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Jeans for Teens

Over a million young people experience homelessness in the US every year. One item they often request? A pair of jeans! Alana often runs a gently-used jeans drive in her school and community so she can donate them at a local shelter. Thereby directly providing an essential clothing item for youth in need. Jeans are the perfect item to donate. They can be worn multiple times between washes. Jeans can be dressed up or dressed down, and they provide a sense of normalcy to the person wearing them.

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The Chocolate Mint Foundation

Mission: to empower children and families to be self-sustaining through education, training, mentoring and service. Mentor, Inspire, Nurture, Train (MINT) under-served families and at-risk youth in southern Dallas County, by providing basic needs, educational services, and resources so that they may gain self-worth, financial independence and become self-sufficient, improving their quality of life and the social environment within the community.

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