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Damon

Viral Video: Matt Damon And John Elerick Compete To Save The World

Matt Damon And John Elerick are both trying to save the world, but their competitiveness gets in the way.

KRLD–03/01/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The Livestrong Challenge Ride as Doug Ulman (R), Livestrong President and CEO, looks on at Palmer Events Center on October 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. More than 4,000 cyclists participated in the charity ride supporting cancer survivors. Armstrong has recently been accused of leading "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen" according to USADA officials. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Livestrong Charity Says It Will Survive

The president of a cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong says the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.

02/28/2013

Be-The-Match

Walk+Run Highlights Need For Unrelated Marrow Transplants

The City of Dallas is hosting a Be The Match Walk+Run on March 2, 2013 to highlight the need for unrelated marrow transplants for blood cancer treatment.

02/28/2013

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Checking Where & How Your Charitable Donation Is Spent

Americans are more likely to donate to a good cause during the holidays, and charities depend on that generosity. But when donating to non-profit organizations there is a big difference as to where your money goes and how it is spent.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

Dallas Cowboys v Philadelphia Eagles

Carr Cares: Cowboys Cornerback Has Feet On Ground, Even Without Stats In The Sky

On Saturday Brandon Carr’s friend committed suicide. On Sunday Brandon Carr was beaten for a touchdown pass by Riley Cooper. On Tuesday Brandon Carr proved why the Dallas Cowboys signed him as a free agent last spring.

12/05/2012

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Charities Hope #GivingTuesday Will Spur Donations

Most people have heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But what about #GivingTuesday?

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2012

LaDainian Tomlinson Announces Retirement - Press Conference

Ladainian Tomlinson Provides Thanksgiving Meals

A whole lot of North Texans will be having a great Thanksgiving thanks to a local football star’s big event.

11/20/2012

The Salvation Army kicks off the red kettle drive with a cattle drive around Ridgmar mall in Fort Worth. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Cowboys Help With “Cattle Drive For The Kettle Drive”

The Salvation Army kicked off their Tarrant County red kettle drive with a Texas-style cattle drive. Cowboys mounted their horses with their cattle dogs alongside at in Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2012

Drew Brees

Drew Brees Giving $1 Million To Sandy Relief

Brees told CBS’ “Person to Person” in an interview to air Friday that the donation will come through the Dream Foundation he runs with his wife, Brittany.

11/19/2012

North Texas Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle Campaign

It’s become a symbol of the holiday season, today the Salvation Army kicked off its iconic red kettle campaign. North Texans will soon be able to make donation at more than 400 retail locations.

CBSDFW.COM–11/02/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

Children shopping. (credit: Joey Foley/Getty Images)

Volunteers Wanted: Must Be Willing To Go Shopping

One North Texas non-profit organization is looking for volunteers willing to go shopping. Clothe a Child is looking for volunteers to help kids in Little Elm, Frisco and Prosper shop for new clothes.

CBSDFW.COM–10/04/2012

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