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Moss Haven Elementary kids performing 'We Are The World' (image via YouTube)

Local Schoolkids Record Version Of ‘We Are The World’ For Ebola Fundraiser

A group of elementary school kids from the Dallas area are looking to make a difference in the global fight against the deadly ebola virus.

11/13/2014

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Fund Set Up For Elderly Texas Couple Attacked By Bees

An elderly North Texas couple continues to recover after being attacked by a swarm of aggressive bees. Stanley and Nancy Whitehead were attacked after working to help the Possum Kingdom Chamber prepare for an annual barbeque.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2014

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Durrett Benefit Concert Raises Over $200,000

A benefit concert held to support the family of former Rangers beat writer Richard Durrett raised more than $200,000 on Monday night in Fort Worth.

09/11/2014

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ALS Patient From North Texas Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

You’ve probably seen the videos of athletes, movie stars, and just plain folk dumping buckets of ice cold water over their heads. Perhaps the most memorable is of a Rockwall native, who has been an ALS patient for 12 years.

CBSDFW.COM–08/18/2014

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Dozens Gather For Private Obama Fundraiser In Dallas

There were just 50 donors who greeted President Obama at the home of attorney Mark Stanley for a high-dollar fundraising dinner Wednesday evening. But neighbors said they didn’t need to be on the guest list to soak in the presidential visit.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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Thousands Gather For Benefit To Help Injured Dallas Firefighter

A Dallas firefighter critically injured battling a house fire last month continues his slow and painful recovery. But, Jeff Patterson got the best kind of medicine Saturday: an outpouring of support from colleagues and friends.

CBSDFW.COM–06/28/2014

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Ice Cream Pajama Party To Raise Funds For Cancer

What do ice cream and pajamas have in common? Usually, nothing. But this Saturday in Plano, the two come together to raise money for a great cause.

06/20/2014

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

Mark Tuck gets his hair 'buzzed' during the Kid’s Cancer Buzz-Off. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Allen Family Brings Cancer Buzz-Off To North Texas

Beating cancer, by telling people, to “buzz-off.” It’s a growing New England event that’s now expanding to North Texas, thanks to an Allen family who suffered a great loss more than 20 years ago.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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“Malik Madness” Cancer Fundraising Underway At Dallas School

March Madness officially kicks off tonight, but in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas — Malik Madness is already in full swing! This ‘mad’ event is a bit different — Malik Madness is an effort to help a fifth-grader battling lymphoma.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2014

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Fundraiser For Frisco Police Officer Suffering From H1N1

Medical bills and other expenses continue to mount for a Frisco police officer who is recovering from a severe case of H1N1. Now, a police charity is raising money to help the nine-year veteran.

KRLD–03/06/2014

Vanilla Ice performs. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Texas Man “Crowdfunds” $90,000 Birthday Party

If it was a part of pop culture in the late 80s and 90s, there’s a good chance it was a part of Jared Guynes 30th birthday party. The Rockwall kid-at-heart threw himself an over-the-top birthday party featuring Vanilla Ice and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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