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Fort Hood Victims To Be Aided By Newly Established National Compassion Fund

Victims of some of the worst mass casualty crimes in U.S. history are raising money for Ft. Hood.

04/09/2014

Father Randy Bean sits with one of his sons. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Co-Workers Send Out Call For Help For Dying Dad

A Frisco family needs help and the call for it is coming in the form of an online video. Randy Bean worked in the high-tech industry. Now, his coworkers in Plano are using their skills to help the father of three in a desperate race against time.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2014

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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

General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

University Of Texas Gets $60 Million Gift

The Houston-based Mulva Foundation is making a $60 million pledge to the business and engineering schools at the University of Texas.

01/24/2014

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Paralyzed North Texas Man Dips Into Savings To Help Stranger

It was a cold day when a North Texas hunter gave up what little savings he had to help a man in need stay warm. Now he’s being rewarded for that small gesture of kindness.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Rangers Still Helping West After Explosion

Scott Podsednik played high school baseball on a since-abandoned field in the shadow of a fertilizer plant that exploded last April in the former major league outfielder’s small Central Texas hometown.

01/14/2014

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8-Year-Old Boy Gets Gift Of Hearing For Christmas

When Jeremy Lopez asked for a hearing aid for Christmas, somebody heard his wish. After suffering multiple ear infections and surgeries to alleviate the problem, the 8-year-old was left with serious hearing loss.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

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

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North Texas Non-Profit Declines Donation From Inked Moms

A group of North Texas moms came up with an interesting idea to raise money for a local charity. But the organization on the receiving end told the group, “no thank you.” It’s the reason why they turned down the money that has people talking.

CBSDFW.COM–11/05/2013

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Community Joins Forces For Big Food Pantry Donation

The Frisco Family Services Food Pantry fell on hard times during the federal government shutdown. But a resident reached out to family, friends, neighbors, and local businesses to put together a “little” food drive that soon exceeded expectations.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2013

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Couple Gives $12M To University Of Dallas

The University of Dallas is receiving a $12 million gift for a new building at its business school.

10/24/2013

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Yu Darvish Donates $42K To Jackie Robinson Foundation

The Texas pitcher presented the check Wednesday to Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson and founder of the foundation, during her visit to Tokyo.

10/16/2013

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