Community Hero

Community Hero: Colleyville HS Campus LeadersThis week we're highlighting a group of North Texas players at Colleyville Heritage High School - who are true leaders on campus
Community Hero: Interns Deliver Super Hero Capes To Child PatientsA group of 75 high school and college interns at Verizon took time last week to bring a bit of joy to some children in need.
Grand Prairie Officer Puts Others FirstGrand Prairie Police officer Mark Calvert spends his free time each fall working to help Grand Prairie families in need. For his efforts, officer Calvert is this week's KRLD Community Hero.
KRLD Community Hero: Fighting Crimes Against ChildrenA North Texas police detective has a passion for doing what's right as part of the Crimes Against Children's unit. His efforts have now earned him statewide recognition.
KRLD Community Hero: Fighting Human TraffickingToday we are recognizing a woman in Euless who has made it her mission in life to help those who are lured into the trade here in North Texas and abroad.
Student Foregoes Homecoming Tradition To Feed Needy FamiliesHomecoming in Texas is defined by decorative mums and the crowning of a school's homecoming queen and king. But to one girl in Southlake, the event was an opportunity not to celebrate -- but to help those in need.
Community Hero: Reaching Out To Recruit StudentsClaudia Garcia works for the College Access and Community Outreach Program at Tarrant County College.
Community Hero: 13-Year-Old Raises Awareness For Homeless ChildrenNearly 200 deserving volunteers are awarded with $1,000 scholarships to be used for college. Four students from the Dallas-Fort Worth-area were chosen from more than 35,000 nominees nationwide.
Community Hero: From Incarceration To LifeThe Exodus Ministries of Dallas is a non-denominational Christian organization that helps Texas women transition from incarceration to life in the real world.
Community Hero: Heroic Teen Saves Friends From FireA weekend party in rural Kaufman County would likely have ended in tragedy if not for the heroic actions of an 18-year-old girl.
Community Hero: Puppy Rescue MissionA special organization that helped reunite a U.S. solider with the puppy he saved while deployed in Afghanistan is being recognized as our KRLD Community Hero.
KRLD Community Hero: Feeding The HungryHundreds of local employees at Sabre Holdings participated in the first ever "Pack-A-Thon" last week to help provide meals for hungry people.