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.
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.
Those who depend on the North Texas Food Bank to feed their families are being hurt by the partial federal government shutdown.
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.
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.
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.
For the first time North Texas is hearing from the new President and CEO of the Komen Organization. Friday, Doctor Judith Salerno was introduced during a conference in Dallas.
Volunteers in West are still picking through donated items sent to the tiny city damaged by a fertilizer plant blast.
Many of the North Texas tornado victims in the cities of Cleburne and Granbury had their homes and belongings destroyed by the twisters that touched down earlier this month. Now, as communities try to rebuild, resources are growing thin.