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Plugged In To DFW

Keep Texas Beautiful

Keep Texas Beautiful

Keep Texas Beautiful is a statewide nonprofit dedicated to beautifying and improving community environments through programming and education.

04/10/2014

March Of Dimes

March Of Dimes

Every year in the United States, more than half a million babies are born too soon, almost 54,000 of them right here in Texas.

04/01/2014

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Dallas International Film Festival

This year, as in years past, it is the Dallas International Film Festival’s mission to encourage this universal art form by bringing to Dallas quality independent films from around the world and by promoting local filmmakers on an international stage.

03/27/2014

New Friends New Life

New Friends New Life

New Friends New Life restores and empowers formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and their children. By providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance, mental health and spiritual support, New Friends New Life helps women and their children overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty and limited opportunities.

03/12/2014

SLANT

SLANT

SLANT (Service Learning Adventures in North Texas) is a student-led service-learning program that inspires youth to improve their communities in creative and meaningful ways. Service-learning is a proven educational approach that gives students opportunities to authentically apply what they learn in school to address real community needs. While making positive contributions to the world, students connect classroom learning with life experiences, engage in civic participation and increase their knowledge and skills.

03/07/2014

Adoption

Adoption

The National Council for Adoption’s fact book states that two percent of women faced with an unplanned pregnancy choose adoption. So, often the brave act of placing a baby up for adoption is viewed in a negative light, when in reality it is a selfless, difficult and loving act a birth mother can make for her child.

02/28/2014

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Most people with a traumatic brain injury recover quickly and fully but, for some people, symptoms can last for days, weeks or longer. In severe cases, it can lead to coma and even death.

02/27/2014

Addiction

Resources For Battling Addiction

On “Plugged In To DFW,” we are talking about drug and alcohol abuse, the path to sobriety, drug prevention, and resources if you or someone you know needs help with addiction.

02/20/2014

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Valentine’s Day On “Plugged In To DFW”

Love is in the air on “Plugged In To DFW,” as we take a look at some Valentine’s Day ideas for you and your sweetheart.

02/06/2014

Go Red

Go Red For Women

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, taking the life of 1 in 3 women each year. This means that women are dying at the rate of one per minute because they don’t know that heart disease kills. But it doesn’t affect all women alike, and the warning signs for women aren’t the same in men. That is why it’s so important to know your risks and warning signs. Make it your mission to fight heart disease in women and learn more.

01/30/2014

CSCNT

Cancer Support Community North Texas

Cancer Support Community North Texas’ mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. Membership is a simple, two-part, process and is free. For more information, please call any of the three North Texas locations: Dallas County Clubhouse at 214-345-8230, Collin County Clubhouse at 972-747-6078, or the Tarrant County Clubhouse at 682-212-5400, or click here.

01/27/2014

Cleaning For A Reason

Cleaning For A Reason

Cleaning For A Reason is a nonprofit serving the entire U.S. and Canada, and has partnered with over 1,000 maid services to offer professional house cleanings to help women undergoing treatment for cancer. To date, Cleaning For A Reason has provided more than 17,000 cleanings for women, with a value of more than $4 million. Click here for more information.

01/20/2014