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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

The benefits of volunteering are innumerable. Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Texas Group Bringing Hope & Help To Tornado Damaged Towns

An overwhelming feeling of loss from the devastation of deadly tornadoes was lessened somewhat by thousands of volunteers in Arkansas. Among those bringing hope was a North Texas disaster relief group.

CBSDFW.COM–04/29/2014

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Home Renovated For Injured North Texas Marine

He was face-to-face with a bomb, and he survived. After two years of recovery, Marine Staff Sergeant Marcus Burleson returned to North Texas this week, where a few volunteers are scrambling to give him a house he can live in.

CBS 11–03/14/2014

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Online Treasure Hunters Find Lost College Ring

Since 1967, the only time George Singleton took of his class ring from the University of Arkansas was on the golf course. He would carefully tuck it in his golf bag while on the links.

03/14/2014

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Salvation Army Serves 1800 People Thanksgiving Meals

Weeks of preparation paid off for Salvation Army volunteers who provided more than 1800 people with a Thanksgiving meal.

11/28/2013

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Volunteers Needed For 2014 North Texas Final Four

The NCAA Final Four is not until next April at AT&T Stadium — but the call is out right now for volunteers.

11/11/2013

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President Obama To Thank Affordable Care Act Volunteers During Dallas Visit

Amid all of the controversy surrounding the troubled roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama will meet Wednesday with North Texas volunteers to thank them for helping to spread the word about the healthcare reform law.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

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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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KwanzaaFest Is Not Cancelled After All

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price says KwanzaaFest, a long-standing Dallas annual cultural event, is back on.

10/25/2013

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Government Shutdown Hurting Local Food Pantries

Those who depend on the North Texas Food Bank to feed their families are being hurt by the partial federal government shutdown.

CBS 11–10/07/2013

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North Texas Food Bank In Need Of Donations, Volunteers

The North Texas Food Bank needs donations, volunteers and money to keep up with the demand of hungry children, senior citizens and families in our area.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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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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