Non Profit

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

10/23/2014

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Charity Bingo In Texas Set To Get Big Overhaul

Big changes are in store for Charitable Bingo in Texas.

10/08/2014

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Thousands Of North Texas Students Are Homeless

There are more than more than 5,000 homeless children in school systems in Dallas, Fort Worth, Richardson and more.

09/23/2014

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Non-Profit Turns Up “The Bling” To Raise Cancer Awareness

A North Texas based non-profit is turning up the ‘bling’ to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. The disease is often called the ‘silent killer’—taking the lives of some 15,000 women every year.

09/10/2014

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Non-Profit Joins Fight Against Ebola Outbreak, Sends Supplies

A Dallas-based charity will send medical supplies to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak.

08/01/2014

Billy Hirth, 52, has spent the last few days volunteering in Israel's southern region. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Arlington Firefighter Home After Volunteering In Israel

Home from a war zone, a North Texas firefighter explains why he volunteers his time in Israel.

07/22/2014

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Children’s Summer Camps Encourage Healthy Lifetyle

The ‘CHAMPS’ stands for choosing healthy activities, meals and positive self -esteem. Beginning Monday, five free, week long camps are scheduled at various locations throughout the city.

06/11/2014

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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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Convicted Drunk Driver Develops Safe Ride Program

Benito Capellan isn’t walking around the UT Arlington campus; he’s in Lubbock behind bars.

04/11/2014

TangoTab and over 1,000 volunteers attempt to break a Guinness World Record (credit: CBS 11 News)

Thousands Attempt To Break Sandwich-Making Record In Dallas

Two birds, one stone. Nearly 1,900 volunteers partnered with a Dallas-based company Saturday morning to both break a Guinness World Record and feed the homeless.

02/22/2014

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