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Posted By Pharral on 2014 Dec 15 - 5:04pm

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth seeks to put people in jobs where they can succeed and find dignity in their lives through work.

For most people, Goodwill Industries is a place to find bargains on clothing and other items or a convenient way to dispose of things no longer wanted. But for many, it is the route to the best welfare program of all — a job. “Our main focus is to empower people with disabilities or...

Posted By gbennison on 2014 Dec 15 - 4:54pm

Late in the afternoon of Oct. 15, the Fort Worth animal shelter contacted the Saving Hope Foundation with an urgent cry for help. The shelter once again was over capacity and would have to euthanize dogs simply because there was no room for them. “We were, of course, all devastated,”...

Posted By gbennison on 2014 Dec 3 - 10:04am

Happy Hill Farm celebrates 40 years.

Happy Hill Farm/Campus has athletic fields, an athletic center, chapel, vocational agriculture complex, barns, greenhouse, woodshop, and a 60,000-square-foot Academy complex with a fine arts center. Jason Lamers came from humble beginnings in southwest...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 3:13pm

Michael Young, former Rangers infielder, retired from baseball in January. He said he wanted to step away from the game and spend more time with family. In an interview with CBS, Young stated: “As it turns out, it didn’t really work that way.” The Rangers introduced him as a...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Oct 27 - 2:46pm

Good men have to stand up to help break generational issues of domestic violence.

Boys who witness domestic violence are twice as likely to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults, say experts on domestic violence. And that is the reasoning behind a program at SafeHaven of Tarrant County that is so new that they haven’t even figured out a name for it...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Oct 27 - 2:41pm

Fort Worth AirPower Council and the AirPower Foundation exist to support Fort Worth’s base and the military across the nation.

Medal of Honor recipients (left to right) Ty Carter (Army, Afghanistan), Salvatore Giunta (Army, Afghanistan), Bob Patterson (Army, Vietnam), Bruce Crandall (Army, Vietnam) and Jim Fleming (Air Force, Vietnam) at the 2013 American Airlines Sky Ball in Support of...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Oct 27 - 12:39pm

Veteran Joel Chaverri is a licensed critical social worker and readjustment counselor working at the Tarrant County Vet Center. It is Cristina Mungilla's work for the campus Veterans Services Task Force (VSTF) that she...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Sep 23 - 5:21pm

Karsyn Ewbank loves the art therapy she experiences at Cook Children's Medical Center. Diana Gibson, art therapist at Cook Children's Medical Center, works with a patient on an art project. Six-year-old...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Aug 18 - 3:31pm

Think today’s kids are too self-centered? Ryan Prince will change your attitude.

To be named as the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Fort Worth is significant. To receive that award twice is amazing. Meet Ryan Prince, a 15-year-old sophomore at Fort Worth Country Day. He won the award solo in 2013. And this year he is...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Aug 18 - 3:25pm

Cuisine for Healing helps cancer patents battle their disease with nutrition and now is offering its specially prepared meals online.

We don’t automatically think of food as a weapon when we or our loved ones are fighting life-threatening diseases. But it only makes sense that feeding the body nutritious foods is part of that struggle. “At a time when it’s more important than ever to eat healthy, many cancer...

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