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Donations To North Texas-Based Organization Pour In Following Ohio Boy’s Viral Story

Donations to a North Texas-based organization are flying in, and a Dallas-based company has pledged to match every single dollar – all thanks to a simple act of kindness by a 9-year-old Ohio boy.

03/22/2014

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Food Bank Emergency After Freezer Breaks Down

A North Texas program that feeds the poor is dealing with a crisis of their own. Fort Worth’s Community Food Bank feeds hundreds of families everyday. Thousands of pounds of food, meant to help those in need, are now at risk of spoiling.

CBSDFW.COM–03/12/2014

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Donations Taken From Safe At Texas Megachurch

The Houston megachurch led by Pastor Joel Osteen has been targeted by thieves who stole cash, checks and credit card information from a safe worth a reported $600,000.

03/11/2014

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Donated West Funds Yet To Be Dispersed

Nearly nine months after the fertilizer plant explosion, many people in West have not even started to rebuild their homes, and much of the donated funds have yet to be released.

01/08/2014

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Goodwill’s Busiest Day Of The Year

For retailers there are Black Friday and Cyber Monday as their marquis shopping days. But for non-profits like Goodwill Industries, December 31st is the key day. Its the last day donors can write donations on this year’s taxes and that means a rush of people lining up to give.

12/31/2013

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Angel Tree Gifts Stolen From North Texas Warehouse

Bundles of gifts for eight needy families were stolen from a Salvation Army warehouse in North Texas on Thursday night.

12/21/2013

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price told a group of citizens to "go to Hell" on February 15, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

KwanzaaFest Is Not Cancelled After All

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price says KwanzaaFest, a long-standing Dallas annual cultural event, is back on.

10/25/2013

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Shelves At Frisco Food Pantry Nearly Empty

Frisco Family Services Food Pantry’s are looking to collect 60,000 pounds of food in October to accommodate a 20 percent increase in demand.

10/14/2013

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Government Shutdown Hurting Local Food Pantries

Those who depend on the North Texas Food Bank to feed their families are being hurt by the partial federal government shutdown.

CBS 11–10/07/2013

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North Texas Food Bank In Need Of Donations, Volunteers

The North Texas Food Bank needs donations, volunteers and money to keep up with the demand of hungry children, senior citizens and families in our area.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Alvarado Teenager Helps Families In Need

A 13-year-old Alvarado girl has dedicated herself to helping families with sick kids, one bottle of laundry detergent, shampoo and toothbrush at a time.

09/02/2013

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Watchdog Group Keeps Its Focus On Nonprofits

Days after the Moore, Oklahoma tornado donations from across the country poured into the American Red Cross. But a watchdog group that keeps a close eye on non-profits, like the Red Cross, raised some red flags when they realized not all of the money would go to the victims of the Moore disaster.

06/27/2013

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