Almost 40 percent of families with children in Tarrant County are struggling to meet basic needs of food, hygiene, electricity and clothing, according to the United Way of Tarrant County’s recent Community Assessment. Seventeen percent of those families are living at or below the poverty lev…
Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation celebrated its fifth year by distributing $219,500 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations to benefit the North Texas Asian community.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — Friends around Provincetown were greeting her with "Hello, Dolly!" last week after probably the most famous dog on the internet this summer started settling into her new home.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A toy fox terrier that disappeared from its family's south Florida home in 2007 was found this week over a thousand miles away in Pittsburgh and reunited with its owner on Friday.
More than 4,500 people attended 3rd annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas Sept. 28, raising $141,000 for Baylor Scott & White Irving Foundation.
The Fort Worth Business Press presented the Corporate Philanthropy Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Blue Mesa Grill. The event honored community-minded companies and individuals who are philanthropic leaders in their organizations and communities.
Thousands are visiting the State Fair of Texas to experience and witness the fun annual event. This year, Fort Worth-based eyecare provider Alcon will also be present at the fair.
The annual Bobby Bragan Gala is set for Nov. 5 at the Fort Worth Club. The event is the primary fundraising effort of the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation (BBYF). This year it will honor infielder Josh Jung of Texas Tech, winner of the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award (BBCSA), also a first…
The University of Texas at Arlington has received a transformational $4.7 million gift from the Deerbrook Charitable Trust to further develop its adult gerontology graduate programs. The university said in a news release that the trust saw the need to create a stronger pipeline of profession…
The Women’s Policy Forum Foundation will host its sixth annual Emerging Issues Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18 from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at ACH Child and Family Services.
We invite you to participate on our list of Top Nonprofit Organizations. A representative from each firm must fill out our 2019 survey to be on our list. The link below contains the survey. A link to the list may also be found on the Fort Worth Business website under the “Lists” and “Submit …
The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition is hosting Mulligans for the Homeless at Whiskey Ranch at Firestone & Robertson Distillery on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
Sterling McDavid comes from an entrepreneurial family, so it’s perhaps not surprising that she followed that model.
United Way of Tarrant County Aug. 8 named Patricia A. Linares, Ph.D., as chair of the 2019-2020 fundraising campaign season, with Hadley Woerner serving as co-chair.
Can you find your smile? Plano-based Frito-Lay’s Lay’s potato chip is launching a "Smiles" campaign, unveiling 31 inspiring stories across a variety of flavors and varieties – including Traditional, Wavy, Lightly Salted, Poppables, and Kettle Cooked – all featuring the faces of "Everyday Smi…
Fort Worth won the Sister Cities International 2019 Innovation Award for Business and Trade for a city with a population greater than 100,000, presented during Sister Cities International’s 2019 Annual Conference from July 17-19 in Houston.
Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth Inc. recently hosted Project Goodwill, a fashion show, design competition and fundraiser gala supporting the mission of the nonprofit. The 2019 event raised $31,115.28.
United Way of Tarrant County has announced Grammy Award–winning artist LeAnn Rimes will headline “A Night to Live United,” a free concert to celebrate United Way’s work in the community and kick off its 2019-2020 fundraising campaign. The celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August …
United Way of Tarrant County has named Regina Williams, Vice President of Community Investment, as the organization’s new Arlington Regional Director effective immediately.
Four years ago, when Jason Ray was just beginning in his job as CEO of Clayton Youth Enrichment, the measurement of success was whether the program was keeping the children in its after school program safe and happy.
BoardBuild, a nonprofit that seeks to shape communities through strengthening board governance, has officially named Pam Cannell, who has 25 years of experience enacting community change, as its chief executive officer.
Previously with one of the largest charter school networks in Texas, IDEA Public Schools, Rhonda Nelson has been hired as Child Care Associates’ (CCA) new chief human resources officer, a newly created position within the organization.
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas volunteer with a Christmas program benefiting children of incarcerated parents has been charged with stealing donations and returning them for store credit or gift cards.
Serving as Tarrant County College Children’s Center director and associate professor since 2016, Dr. Travis Davis has joined Child Care Associates (CCA) as director of early education, a newly formed position at CCA designed to unify its infant, toddler and preschool-aged services into an al…
LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer made his World Series of Poker debut on Monday, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity.
Burleson-based nonprofit Blue Family Fund has been named Nonprofit of the Night and the WNBA Dallas Wings at the Wings’ June 30 game against the Minnesota Lynx.
When 5-month-old twins Chloe and Catie, along with their big brother Cole, were removed from their home and placed in foster care, there was little chance that they would return home to their mother, Crystal.
Grammy award-winning singer, actress, author and chef Trisha Yearwood will be the featured artist for this year’s Legends Concert Series, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event.