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A Salvation Army volunteer hands out ice cold water in Fort Worth. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

It’s Hot! How North Texans Are Dealing With The Heat

It’s the start of another heat streak with another day of triple digit temperatures.

08/01/2012

A Salvation Army volunteer hands out ice cold water in Fort Worth. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Salvation Army Helping Homeless During Extreme Heat

Staying cool and hydrated is difficult during this North Texas heat wave, but imagine trying to keep yourself safe if you’re homeless. To help those less fortunate Salvation Army volunteers have been spending afternoons handing out hundreds of cups of cold water.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2012

In-window air conditioners for sale. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cooling Stations Open Across North Texas

To help those who need relief during the extreme heat the Salvation Army has set up more than a dozen cooling stations across North Texas.

06/25/2012

Power line towers. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

ERCOT Announces Record Use For June Day

As it stands, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is performing under normal conditions and no emergency electricity alerts have been issued, but persistent hot weather could change that.

06/25/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Disaster Guide: Ways To Help Or Get Help After Tornadoes

Whether you were a victim of Tuesday’s violent weather or just want to volunteer or donate, we hope this information helps you.

04/04/2012

(credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Salvation Army Annual Garage Sale Underway

Bargain hunters lined up early outside of the Salvation Army’s Fort Worth warehouse on Friday. They came out hoping to be among the firsts to get inside for the annual garage sale.

03/30/2012

Shopping Cart

State Homeless Funding Cuts Have Cities Scrambling

Years of state budget cuts have left cities and nonprofit groups to pinch pennies to avoid major lapses in services to the homeless.

03/04/2012

(credit: KRLD NewsRadio1080/Chuck Schechner)

Hundreds Line Up For Donated Thanksgiving Meals

More than 100 people lined up early Wednesday morning outside the Fort Worth Salvation Army. They were there to pickup their Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings.

11/23/2011

(credit: KRLD NewsRadio1080/Chuck Schechner)

Cattle Drive Kicks Off Local Salvation Army Fundraiser

Shoppers at Fort Worth’s Ridgmar Mall were surprised Monday morning to see a cattle drive making it’s way around the mall. The event was to kick off the annual Salvation Army kettle drive.

11/21/2011

A collision forced this DART bus through a Salvation Army Family storefront on July 16, 2011.

Early Morning Collision Sends DART Bus Through Storefront

A wrong-way driver collided with a DART bus Saturday morning, sending it skidding through the front of a Salvation Army Family Store.

07/16/2011

United Way

Dallas Boy Scouts Losing United Way Funding

The United Way of Dallas is expected to announce funding recipients Wednesday morning that for the first time in decades, will not include groups like the Boy Scouts and the Volunteer Center of North Texas.

05/25/2011

Sketch artist Tina Johnson, who is part of the Salvation Army's START program.

Salvation Army START Program Battles Homelessness

In the last two years, the Salvation Army’s START program has helped 11 shelter residents enroll in classes at Tarrant County College.

03/07/2011

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