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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

Mark Tuck gets his hair 'buzzed' during the Kid’s Cancer Buzz-Off. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Allen Family Brings Cancer Buzz-Off To North Texas

Beating cancer, by telling people, to “buzz-off.” It’s a growing New England event that’s now expanding to North Texas, thanks to an Allen family who suffered a great loss more than 20 years ago.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

Mike Gonzalez (credit: CBS 11 News)

Fundraiser For Frisco Police Officer Suffering From H1N1

Medical bills and other expenses continue to mount for a Frisco police officer who is recovering from a severe case of H1N1. Now, a police charity is raising money to help the nine-year veteran.

KRLD–03/06/2014

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Softball Tournament Raises Money For Wounded Warriors

Southlake softball and baseball players came out on Jan. 25 and 26 to raise money for wounded warriors in a slow-pitch tournament.

01/26/2014

The FC Dallas Foundation is the charitable arm of FC Dallas and Toyota Stadium. (credit: FC Dallas)

FC Dallas Foundation Donates 2nd Community Field

The FC Dallas Foundation will unveil its second community field this week for children living in West Dallas.

01/20/2014

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Swimmers Take Icy Plunge For Charity

Plummeting temperatures didn’t stop Hypnotic Donuts from holding its second annual Polar Plunge Sunday.

01/05/2014

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End Of The Line For 81-Year-Old’s Backyard Train Ride

All Joel Occhuizzo planned to build years ago was a little toy train to go around the tree outside his home in Richardson, but his simple idea kept growing.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

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Charity Director Handling Private West Donations To Resign

The executive director of the The Long Term Recovery Center in the city of West is resigning.

12/12/2013

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North Texans Looking Out For Others On Giving Tuesday

After the Black Friday and the Cyber Monday shopping frenzy a new national initiative is being set. But this one is aimed at getting Texans and the rest of the country in the spirit of giving.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2013

Turkeys donated for the 10th Annual Coppell Independent School District Kid For Turkey Food Drive. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Thousands Show Up For Thanksgiving Assistance In Fort Worth

Food banks have seen a surge in demand recently since there were recent cuts in food stamp programs, but nothing like the 2200 or more people who showed up on Monday and Tuesday.

11/26/2013

NORTON, MA SEPT. 04: Justin Leonard looks on during the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 4, 2010 in Norton, Massachusetts. (credit: Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

Pro Golfer Justin Leonard To ‘Spin Up’ Funds For Cancer Patients

Professional golfer Justin Leonard and his wife Amanda will host the 2nd annual SpinClassic, for a non-profit organization that supports Dallas families with children battling cancer.

CBS 11–10/24/2013

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BBQ Pit Stolen From Waco Charity’s Raffle

A nonprofit group in Waco says someone stole a barbeque pit that was the grand prize of a scholarship raffle. The 16-foot-long pit is valued at $7,500 and was being offered by the Brazos Education Foundation.

09/27/2013

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