The temperature may be plunging but that also means a lot of electric bills are skyrocketing. The harsh winter has forced more North Texans than ever to seek financial assistance or face having their heat cut off.
Non-profits based in Texas will receive $10.8 million to advertise and sign people up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
School districts strapped for cash are finding creative ways to fight childhood obesity.
A search in Collin County has led to a disturbing find. Social workers took to the streets Thursday night and discovered the area’s homeless population is not only varied, growing.
According to a report, 24 percent of kids in Texas are living in poverty. The national average is 20 percent, making Texas one of the worst states.
The United Way recently cut $244,000 from the West Dallas Community Centers — about 40 percent of the organization’s budget.
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.