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!
For the sixth consecutive year, CBS 11 and TXA 21 are partnering with the Cowboy Santas program to help bring joy to children who might not otherwise receive a gift at Christmas. The Cowboy Santas need YOUR help to provide toys, games and books to children ages 12 and under from low-income Tarrant County families. This year, our partners at the North Texas Business Alliance are making it easier for you to donate new, unwrapped toys and books at any of their locations. (More Info)
American Cancer Society
Sixty years ago, one out of three people diagnosed with cancer survived at least five years. Today, thanks in part to the work of the American Cancer Society, two out of three will survive. Happy 100th birthday to the American Cancer Society, celebrating a century of leadership in the fight against cancer. (More Info)
Research indicates that studying the arts helps students perform better in both reading and math. It shows that creative expression inspires the learning process. Children can learn more about the arts with free online videos and games. (More Info)
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. (More Info)
Take 20 For Life: Mission Heart Restart Fort Worth
CBS 11 and TXA 21 are partnering with MedStar and the Fort Worth Emergency Services Collaborative to train 25,000 residents in hands-only CPR. It’s easier than you think, and it only takes 20 minutes to learn. Fort Worth residents can get a free training kit. (More Info)
Underage Drinking Prevention
According to a 2010 survey, more than 60 percent of students in grades 7-12 said that they have used alcohol at least once, and 29 percent said that they have used alcohol in the past month. We have partnered with the TABC to produce a series of “Drunk is Dumb, Sober is Smart” public service announcements. Watch them here. (More Info)
If you believe that your child is drinking or using drugs, it is important to take action right away. Please visit this website for intervention tips you can use.