CBS 11 and TXA 21 are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of North Texans. Together, the stations sponsor more than 50 local events and initiatives each year that help nonprofit organizations raise funds and awareness for a variety of causes. You’ll find more information on these events below, as well as other upcoming events that you may have seen promoted on our stations. We hope that you will join us in our efforts to make our community an even better place for North Texans to live, work and raise a family!
Support Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Big Black Tie Ball, Saturday, November 1 at the Omni Dallas Hotel, featuring entertainment by the Company Men.
Enjoy an evening of emerging fashion, art, music and more — all to benefit Against The Grain Productions’ supported orphanages, scholarship funds and outreach programs — at Fashion for a Passion, November 1 at Three Three Three First Avenue in Dallas.
Enjoy live music by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, great Texas food and much more, Saturday, November 8 at Gilley’s Dallas, all to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation Texas.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s Hope For Humanity for 2014 honors Stan Rabin and the museum’s 30 years in DFW. Visit the museum in the historic West End of downtown Dallas.
Did you know that, every three seconds, someone needs donated blood. You can save three lives with just a single blood donation, and you can do it all in less than one hour! It’s that easy! Just locate a donor center near you to set up a donation.
If you or someone you know is experiencing family violence, Emily’s Place may be able to help, with long-term transformational care for women and children.
You can help give every baby a healthy start! For more information on March of Dimes programs, call the local divisions offices at 972-669-3463 (Dallas) or 817-451-9174 (Fort Worth), or donate online.
Mi Escuelita provides free or low-cost preschool education to children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old at six Dallas locations. Enrollment is now open, but space is limited. For more information, call 214-526-0220.
If you are planning to add a pet to your family, please consider adopting from a local shelter or rescue organization such as Operation Kindness.
Studies show that kids who spend more time playing in nature are happier, healthier and smarter. The Children in Nature network is a regional collaborative of local DFW organizations. Nature Rocks North Texas is a free way to find easy and frequent access to nature.
For 11 years, CBS 11 and TXA 21 have presented Stephanie’s Day, a free event for special needs children and their families. The 2014 event was held Saturday, June 14 at NorthPark Center.