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Boy Scouts Name Robert Gates As Volunteer President

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has been named the next president of the Boy Scouts of America. The Irving-based organization announced Gates’ appointment to the volunteer position Wednesday.

10/30/2013

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Adoption Event Planned For Rescued North Texas Animals

More than 200 animals seized from a Celina no kill animal shelter earlier this month are now clean, well fed and prepped for new lives. And it’s taken a tremendous effort to make it happen.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Situation Critical For Local Meals On Wheels Organization

Organizers with Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County say their situation has become critical. The non-profit has a shortage of volunteers to deliver food to the elderly, sick and shut-in.

CBSDFW.COM–01/28/2013

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North Texans Set Out On ‘Day Of Service’

In cities across North Texas, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was marked with a day of service.

CBSDFW.COM–01/21/2013

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Homebound Thankful For Meals On Wheels This Thanksgiving

Thousands of homebound North Texans are unable to get out to see friends and family this Thanksgiving. But their holiday will be made a little brighter thanks to the generosity of volunteers with Meals on Wheels.

11/22/2012

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Think Orange To Fight Hunger

The North Texas Food Bank rolls out a new campaign and hosts a sorting party to celebrate 30 years of service.

CBS 11–09/06/2012

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Local Veterans Get Home Makeovers

All over the country Home Depot is fixing the homes of war veterans in thirteen cities. Seven of those homes are in Dallas.

CBS 11–09/06/2012

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Texas Judge Orders Boy Scouts To Produce Files

A Texas Judge has ordered the Boy Scouts of America to produce secret files it keeps to prevent accused pedophiles from becoming employees of or volunteers for the organization.

08/31/2012

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Dallas Bar Volunteers Offer Free Legal Clinics

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Members of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas want to get the word out that there are free legal services available for eligible Dallas County residents. This month […]

08/02/2012

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Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon Underway

It’s Build-A-Thon week for Dallas Habitat for Humanity and that means an intense week of home-building for volunteers in the area.

05/23/2012

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Sabre Employees Volunteer At Rocky Top Ranch

More than a hundred volunteers stepped away from their desk jobs, rolled up their sleeves, and went to work on a North Texas ranch, Tuesday. Executives and employees at Southlake-based Sabre Industries kicked off their “Give Time Together” campaign, by volunteering at Rocky Top Ranch and Therapy Center in Keller.

04/17/2012

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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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