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.
Fort Worth is diving back into the pool business trusting public donations will help them tread water financially. The city is asking for donations to help with operating a revamped pool and and a new aquatic park.
At the West Volunteer Fire Department, a day of mixed emotions. As they continue to mourn their seven firefighters killed when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, they take comfort in the generosity of country superstar Willie Nelson.
Robert Payne was one of the first responders to rush to fight a fire at a West fertilizer plant last month.
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) announced a combined $100,000 donation to the POINTWEST Bank Fund to help victims of the fertilizer plant fire and explosion in West, Texas.