Inspiring

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Mar 14 - 10:14am

Shale Exploration's philanthropic endeavors make a significant difference to numerous organizations, through community development, social services, health and medical causes and education.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Mar 8 - 4:12pm

The daughter of a West Texas rancher/ teacher and nurse, Melanie Hanna learned very early on that serving others is love in action.

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 2:08pm

When someone is diagnosed with a disease, such as cancer, life automatically shifts into battle-mode. The food they eat can make a dramatic difference in their fight.

Cuisine for Healing was the dream of its founder, Wendy Wilkie, who researched which foods were healing for her while she battled breast cancer. “She created Cuisine for Healing to help make healthy meals and educational information easily and readily available to others fighting for their...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 2:02pm

First Bite Gourmet prevents wasted food by giving the homeless population the first bite.

We often share a bite of our meal with friends and family when we dine out at a restaurant. Why not share this bite with someone who isn’t at the table? This is the idea behind First Bite Gourmet, a Fort Worth food truck that opened in November. For every item that is purchased from their...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 1:52pm

Whether the issue is disaster recovery, life-saving blood or supporting military and their families, people turns to the American Red Cross for help.

But the help sometimes comes in advance. Theresa Citarella of Arlington first encountered the Red Cross March 18, 2000, at a safety fair at her child’s school. That’s where she first met Anita Foster, regional chief communications officer for the Red Cross North Texas Region. “...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 26 - 4:50pm

Amy Yudiski, Shale Exploration’s director of charities, tendered Shale’s winning bids on the Grand Champion Wether goat and the Grand Champion Second Stringer pig at this years Fort Worth Stock Show. Grant Read of Santo presented the winning goat, which went for $55,000, $25,000 more...

Posted By Christy Dunaway Smith on 2013 Feb 18 - 3:30pm

The occasion we've all been waiting for is finally here. One of my very favorite charity luncheons - DESIGN INSPIRATIONS!!!

Fort Worth’s most talented designers (amateur and professional - interior designers, florist, private schools, event planners, bored mothers with deep pockets, etc) spend thousands of dollars to decorate rooms full of tables at Ridglea Country Club to benefit Gill Children's Services and...

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Feb 8 - 8:57am

Jack Lovell asked for a different kind of birthday gift this year.

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 1 - 1:01pm

HeartGift Fort Worth joins with Cook Children's Medical Center to provide lifesaving surgery to children from Third World countries.

The numbers are stark: One of 100 children born in the developing world will never see a first birthday because of congenital heart disease, says the International Children’s Heart Foundation. And if they do survive, treatment later in life will be difficult or impossible to find. Such was...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jan 31 - 1:24pm

The Will A. Courtney Award for Outstanding Service honors highly deserving individuals who have left an indelible mark on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth through their strong commitment and selfless service to the organization. The first Courtney Award was presented to Harriet Harral, a local...

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