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Financial Planning For CollegeThe price tag for a college education is quickly becoming out of reach for many North Texans. But, with the right financial plan, it is attainable.
Prematurity Awareness MonthNovember is Prematurity Awareness Month, when March of Dimes turns the world's attention to the serious problem of premature birth. Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, hearing loss and blindness.
DiabetesThe American Diabetes Association has been the leader in research, education and advocating to STOP Diabetes for 75 years.
Pancreatic CancerPancreatic cancer, often called the silent disease, is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
Consumer NewsCheck out consumer and safety stories from the CBS 11 News team.
Child Abuse & NeglectEvery day, Child Protective Services is called to investigate a report of child abuse or neglect. Or a child makes an outcry to a parent that they have been a victim of sexual abuse.
Dyslexia Awareness MonthDyslexia is the most common language-based learning disability that makes recognizing words, writing and spelling difficult.
National Multiple Sclerosis SocietyBenefitting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Meat Fight is bringing meat to the masses all in the name of charity.
Hope's DoorStatistics indicate that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience domestic violence during their lifetimes. Since 1986, Hope's Door has offered safety, shelter, healing and hope to individuals and families affected by domestic violence.
Tarrant Area Food BankIn the 13 counties that the Tarrant Area Food Bank serves, more than half a million Texans are food insecure, and the need is rising. The TAFB helps distribute food through various community partnerships and helps people increase access to healthy food. Click here to find out how you can make a difference.
North Texas Giving DayNorth Texas Giving Day is back with the hopes that North Texans will raise the bar once again to benefit more local nonprofits. On September 17, donations of $25 or more can be made from 6:00 a.m. to midnight to more than 2,100 certified nonprofits. Those donations will be amplified by more than $2 million dollars in bonus funds and prizes. Click here for a full list of organizations participating.
Prostate Cancer Awareness MonthAccording to the CDC, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, and 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and there are several events going on around DFW to support the cause.
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