Category for Service Organizations

Church works with Baylor Scott & White to help fight plague of diabetes

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A small Lutheran church and a medical giant have joined forces to help fight the scourge of diabetes in north Texas. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2505 Northgate Drive, and Baylor Scott & White have created

Pay it Forward triples last year’s donation

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Everyone loves to eat, especially around Christmas and New Years. At least that’s what Mike Overby, the owner of Irving’s Express Employment Professionals, counted on for the second annual ‘Pay It Forward’ (PIF) fundraising

Your cookies will be delivered . . . now!

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For the first time, Girl Scouts will sell all cookies on the spot When Scout troop across Northeast Texas launch their annual Cookie Program on Jan, 10, 2014, Girl Scouts will have cookies in hand,

Dead but not forgotten

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 The late United States Veteran, Pierre Claeyssens, once said, “To be killed in war is not the worst that can happen. To be lost is not the worst that can happen…to be forgotten is

Retired School Personnel hold holiday luncheon

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  The Irving Retired School Personnel Association met on Thurs., Dec. 12 for its annual Christmas luncheon and silent auction benefiting student scholarships and the book project. The association donates $500 each year to one

NTFB Speaker

Food banks increasingly look to local support

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The rumble of forklifts and hum of industrial refrigerators saturated the air at the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), where three dozen volunteers busily sorted and packaged thousands of cans before the food was

Local non-profits receive Sprint grants as part of Local Giving Program

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Sprint recently announced the 2013 recipients of its Dallas/Fort Worth Local Giving Program. In total, three area non-profit organizations were awarded grants as part of this signature community-support program. The program awarded a total

Trade food donation for free workout in Coppell

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Just bring a can of food or an old coat and you can workout at Coppell’s Get You In Shape Fitness, for free, from Nov. 27-30. Owner Brad Linder calls them “Turkey-Busting Workouts” because

Winfree Academy launches multi-phase donation program

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When Winfree Academy Charter Schools received word that the food pantry at Irving Cares was beginning to run low, students and staff sprung into action. Since the beginning of this month, the Irving campus

“Sharing the Warmth” with the needy just got easier

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The season of giving is upon us, and what better way to show you care than to help those in need.  Atmos Energy is encouraging customers to help their neighbors in need by participating