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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

Gayle Kennedy is paying forward the gift of sight by helping raise funds for the family of the man who donated his eyes to her. (credit: CBS 11)

Crowley Woman Gains Her Sight, Gets To Know Donor’s Family

A woman who received the gift of sight from a cornea transplant wants to give back to her donor’s family.

08/18/2013

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Keeping Kidd Kraddick’s Dream & Kidd’s Kids Alive

At Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers in Arlington on Friday, fans turned out to raise money for the late radio DJ Kidd Kraddick’s charity, Kidd’s Kids.

CBS 11–08/02/2013

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Bea’s Kids Nurtures Hungry Children; Changes Lives

Bea’s Kids is a local non-profit that has fed hungry children for more than two decades.

07/29/2013

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Thieves Steal From Gabby’s Sanctuary ARK

Thieves stole saddles, stirrups, bridles, halters, reins, bits and harnesses from Gabby’s Sanctuary Park Thursday night.

07/26/2013

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Truck Stolen From Fort Worth Children’s Charity

Over the weekend, someone stole the Community Storehouse’s large box truck, which it uses to provide for children in crisis.

CBS 11–07/17/2013

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