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LULAC Provides Holiday Meals For Seniors, Toys For Children

For the ninth year in a row, the League of United Latin American Citizens hosted “Cena En El Barrio,” or dinner in the neighborhood to help people in need.

12/08/2014

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‘Giving Tuesday’ Raised $46 Million For Charity

The national fundraising drive known as ‘Giving Tuesday’ is having a growing impact for nonprofit groups, with nearly $46 million raised for charity over a 24-hour period.

12/04/2014

Sir Bob Geldoff Briefing To Launch #BandAid30

Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

The charity supergroup Band Aid 30 has released an album to raise awareness and money for the Ebola crisis in Western Africa. The group includes One Direction, Bono and many other British performers.

11/18/2014

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Mesquite Charity Treasurer Arrested For Theft

The treasure for a North Texas charity is in a Mesquite jail for allegedly pocketing tens of thousands of dollars.

CBS 11–10/11/2014

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Livestrong Takes Hit After Lance Armstrong Confession

The Livestrong cancer charity reports a sharp downturn in donations and revenue in 2013 after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting cycling career.

09/11/2014

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Rangers’ Levine Creates Fantasy Sports Platform For Charity

With over 40 million participants annually, fantasy sports is a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. Texas Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine is hoping to capitalize on that market — for charity.

08/19/2014

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Texas Bingo Operators Win Suit To Lobby Lawmakers

A federal appeals court has ruled that charitable bingo operators are allowed to use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including gambling.

07/29/2014

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Relay Marchers Set Out To “Reclaim” Memorial Day

At Arlington National Cemetery and across the U.S. on this Memorial Day, Americans paused to remember the high price of freedom. Some 30,000 people participated in a relay called “Carry the Load”.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2014

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Fort Worth Kids Make Lemonade For Charity

Fort Worth kids make lemonade for charity.

05/24/2014

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Lottery Commission Knows About Game Rooms But Doesn’t Shut Them Down

New reports uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team show that the Texas Lottery Commission has known for years that their bingo halls play host to potentially illegal gambling.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Developments In CBS 11 I-Team Charity Bingo Investigation

On Monday, the CBS 11 I-Team confirmed the Director of Charity Bingo, Sandra Joseph, resigned from her post. Her resignation was submitted two days after the I-Team’s initial investigation into charity bingo in Texas.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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I-Team Uncovers Charity Bingo Doesn’t Always Benefit Charities

Some charity organizations across Texas have been pushed to the brink of bankruptcy after getting involved with bingo. The Lottery Commission runs charity bingo. But some non-profit groups believe the state isn’t doing enough to protect the groups.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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