Marcie Gibson is completely paralyzed by ALS and lies in her wheelchair, with a specialized computer in front of her. She wants the ALS Association to spend the more than $100 million recently raised solely on research.
You’ve probably donated some items after cleaning out your closet. New options are popping up all over. But, the CBS 11 I-Team has learned you can’t judge every donation bin by its cover.
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth says they are most in need of foster families for immigrant children.
While protestors have greeted immigrant children in other states, many North Texans are asking how they can help. A master plan is not in place yet, but many local organizations are already preparing for the more than 2,000 children expected to arrive.
A top Texas House committee on Thursday re-examined a possible crackdown on anonymous donations from “dark money” political groups, defying Gov. Rick Perry, who has already vetoed a plan that would have subjected them to stricter disclosure laws.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bundles of gifts for eight needy families were stolen from a Salvation Army warehouse in North Texas on Thursday night.
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price says KwanzaaFest, a long-standing Dallas annual cultural event, is back on.