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.
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.
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price says KwanzaaFest, a long-standing Dallas annual cultural event, is back on.
Those who depend on the North Texas Food Bank to feed their families are being hurt by the partial federal government shutdown.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of North Texans will be have a hot Thanksgiving meal, thanks to a local football star’s big event. The food giveaway in Fort Worth had cars on Alton Road lined up for blocks.
Each year the Feast of Sharing event works to bring together communities and provide a Thanksgiving holiday-type meal to those less fortunate. Today the Central Market Feast of Sharing Event is happening in Dallas.
Some workers at the Arlington General Motors plant are taking time away from the production line this week to provide some hands-on community service.
We all remember the day when we learned to ride a bicycle and the extra achievement when that ride stopped involving training wheels. Helping North Texans with special needs achieve that goal is the focus of a unique week-long event in Arlington.
Volunteers with Meals on Wheels are keeping an eye on clients during the extreme North Texas heat. The Good Samaritans are not only delivering meals but also looking out for the safety of elderly and homebound individuals.