Category for Service Organizations

Red Cross has emergency need for blood donations  

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DALLAS — The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in

Irving ISD celebrates 30 years of partnerships

Irving ISD celebrates 30 years of partnerships

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Photo: Dr. Jose Parra shares his thanks for the many contributions made by IISD Partners in Education. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette An evening of praise and appreciation was hosted by Irving ISD’s Partners in Education

Mayor Van Duyne lends a hand

Mayor Van Duyne lends a hand

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Mayor Beth Van Duyne lends a hand at Many Helping hands Thurs. Dec. 3 at First United Methodist Church, 211 W. Third Street. Many Helping Hands offers Thursday night dinner, clothing and supplies to many

Many Helping Hands raises money for families in need

Many Helping Hands raises money for families in need

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Photo: Many Helping Hands’ annual soup fundraiser brings people together in an effort to ease poverty. /Photo by Adam Stephens Many Helping Hands held their second annual soup fundraiser featuring a soup tasting, door prizes,

Joint effort creates ramp for disabled veteran

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Submitted by Jan Killen Two organizations, Great Days of Service (GDS) and Dallas Ramps, teamed together at the mobile home of Gary and Pat Hawley on Saturday, Sept. 12. Following a foot amputation, Gary is

The Grainger Foundation supports Irving Cares, Inc.

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The Grainger Foundation, an independent, private foundation based in Lake Forest, Ill., has donated $25,000 to Irving Cares, Inc., in support of the food pantry to provide Irving residents with temporary assistance. “This grant will

Local ministries and congregations extend hand to reduce homelessness

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A ribbon was cut and the doors opened as the Family Promise of Irving open house celebration allowed the public to view their latest project on April 22: a house for families with children

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,