Goodwill

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 29 - 2:58pm

Not all families in Fort Worth have easy access to health care. That’s when the Texas Health Wellness for Life Mobile Health Program rolls in. The program works to increase awareness of cancer prevention, promote the benefits of cancer screening and offer the community easy accessibility to...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 29 - 2:52pm

If Charlie Powell had his way, organizations like Make-A-Wish wouldn’t exist.That’s because, in a perfect world, children would not be sick, and there would be no need for Make-A-Wish, says Powell, Fort Worth regional council chair and ex-officio governing board representative of Make-A...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:09am

Whether it’s a quarterback keeper, a pick six or a Hail Mary pass, any touchdown TCU scores this season means more than just points – it also means funding for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth. And it’s all thanks to a TCU alumni-turned-NFL-star, former running...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:06am

Helping families doesn’t get old for the Gladney Center for Adoption, even after more than a century. Gladney will be celebrating its 130th anniversary in January, and this year, holding its 16th annual Rough Golf Tournament at a new venue – Colonial Country Club. “Colonial has...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:02am

The name “65 Roses” has little to do with romantic bouquets – rather, it refers to the way a small child would mispronounce “cystic fibrosis,” saying something that sounds like “65 roses” instead. Some children with the disease continue to refer to their...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:55pm

It was a cold February day in 2015 when Arlington Animal Services found a crippled corgi dog that was dumped in a city park. Emaciated and covered in fleas, he had wounds from dragging his useless hind limbs, paralyzed as a result of a genetic degenerative spine disorder. He was infested with...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2015 Nov 17 - 11:59am

Fort Worth Dream Park will allow children with all abilities to interact and play side-by-side.

When Fort Worth Dream Park Board President Rachael Churchill took her 3-year-old son, Cash, to a playground in Port Washington, Wis., in the summer of 2013, a vision came to her. The beautiful space was unlike any she’d seen before, with a giant pirate ship, lighthouse and elaborate ramping...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Sep 1 - 10:27am

Nobody could have guessed how far this 26-year-old tiny dancer with a pixie bob could actually go in 10 short months, but when Chandler Joslin decided to light a fire in her community through the formations, transitions, entrances, exits and connection between dancers in the moving painting of...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 30 - 4:47pm

| by Brianna Kessler | Spending long days in the pool is an exciting part of any kid’s summer. But incidentally, drowning is the third most common accidental death among children. There have been more than 40 drownings this year in Texas, 14 of which occurred right here in the DFW area....

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 30 - 4:43pm

| by Scott Nishimura | Dr. Bobby Brown and U.S. Rep. Roger Williams are 25 years apart in age, but they share numerous common bonds in baseball, family, business and Yogi Berra stories. Brown, a Tulane University star shortstop who went on to the New York Yankees and is one of two surviving...

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