Volunteers

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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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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

Former NFL star Ladainian Tomlinson. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

TCU & NFL Player “Gives Thanks” With Food Giveaway

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2012

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Thanksgiving Dinner At Dallas Feast Of Sharing Event

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.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2012

The production line at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo credit General Motors)

GM Workers Rolling Up Their Sleeves In The Community

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/10/2012

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North Texans With Special Needs Lose The Training Wheels

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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2012

(credit: Meals on Wheels of Tarrant Co.)

Meals On Wheels Watching Clients During Extreme Heat

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.

06/28/2012

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Math & Science Education Needs Highlighted As CEOs Volunteer

A new hands-on education project had dozens of North Texas business executives busy this morning, volunteering at an elementary school in the Dallas Independent School District.

05/15/2012

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