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Non-Profit Opening Race Conversations One Dinner At A Time

In a recent poll, blacks were nearly twice as likely as whites to say important issues raised about race warrant further discussion. A local non-profit is already encouraging those conversations.

CBS 11–08/26/2014

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Dallas Shelters For Immigrant Children Could Be Open This Month

Dallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.

07/01/2014

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Relay Marchers Set Out To “Reclaim” Memorial Day

At Arlington National Cemetery and across the U.S. on this Memorial Day, Americans paused to remember the high price of freedom. Some 30,000 people participated in a relay called “Carry the Load”.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2014

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Developments In CBS 11 I-Team Charity Bingo Investigation

On Monday, the CBS 11 I-Team confirmed the Director of Charity Bingo, Sandra Joseph, resigned from her post. Her resignation was submitted two days after the I-Team’s initial investigation into charity bingo in Texas.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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I-Team Uncovers Charity Bingo Doesn’t Always Benefit Charities

Some charity organizations across Texas have been pushed to the brink of bankruptcy after getting involved with bingo. The Lottery Commission runs charity bingo. But some non-profit groups believe the state isn’t doing enough to protect the groups.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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Special Olympics Fort Worth Area Spring Games

Today the Fort Worth Area Special Olympics Spring Games kicked off at the University of Texas at Arlington. More than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities are expected to compete.

CBSDFW.COM–04/19/2013

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Meals On Wheels Facing Critical Shortage Of Funds

An agency that helps provide meals to the elderly is itself in need of help. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is dealing with a critical shortage of funds. Executive Director Carla Jutson said state and federal budget cuts created a $400,000 shortfall.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2013

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Community Hero: Fossil Creek Community Development Center

This week we recognize a great group of volunteers at the Fossil Creek Community Development Center in northeast Tarrant County as our KRLD Community Heroes.

KRLD–03/04/2013

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Non-Profit Puts Out “Urgent ” Call For Volunteers

One Tarrant County non-profit organization is in “dire” need of volunteers.

01/20/2012

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Customers Line Wall Of North Texas Diner With Happy Thoughts

Hanging in the entryway of the Cowtown Diner are messages from customers who took the time to write down what makes them happy and thankful. While the uplifting wall is a great a reminder of the spirit of the season it also benefits the Tarrant Area Food Bank.

12/06/2011

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A Harvest Of Needs For One Food Pantry

A North Texas food pantry and ministry that has been around for more than a decade may soon be forced to close.

04/21/2011