Category for Volunteer Opportunities

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

Six local charities launch shared giving campaign

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To help raise funds for a better community this holiday season and into 2014, six Irving charities have joined forces with the Irving Chamber’s Community Development Foundation to form Count Me In Irving. This

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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

Raking

Raking because we love you

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On a cool fall morning, Coppell’s Mockingbird Elementary students and teachers participated in The Great Rakesgiving. A service learning project, Rakesgiving found students working in mixed-age groups, Kindergarten through fifth grade, to rake the

Church continues tradition of Serving Irving

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  By Leann Callaway For nearly two decades, members of Oak View Baptist Church have spent Thanksgiving Serving Irving. This year’s effort provided 2,600 traditional Thanksgiving meals to apartment complexes throughout the city and also donated meals

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

AmeriCorps partners with KIB to beautify Northwest Park

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Ten members of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) joined Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for a paint project at Northwest Park, on Mon., Nov. 11. The team gave 40 hours of volunteer service

Communtiy Calendar Nov. 9, 2013

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GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays Nov. 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is difficult at anytime, but especially around the holidays. In an effort to come alongside and offer

KIB Partners with IISD, Parks Department and Tree Board to Honor Lively Elementary at Arbor Day Celebration

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Since becoming part of the “Tree City USA” program in 2008, the city has held an Arbor Day event at the Irving ISD school which recycled the most paper the previous school year, and