Reliant is partnering with the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo for the second year in a row to host “Boots for Fort Worth,” an art contest benefiting Fort Worth nonprofits with larger-than-life decorated cowboy boots.
Numbers from the Office of the Attorney General suggest there are about 234,000 victims of labor trafficking and about 79,000 victims of youth and minor sex trafficking in Texas at any given time.
Fort Worth Sister Cities International is today launching the public campaign of the Members Circle of Giving and has announced Charlie Powell, President of Ciera Bank, as the 2020 Campaign Chair.
Tailwind Advisors announced Jan. 15 it was launching a new division, Tailwind Philanthropic Advisors, that will work with clients to establish and support a long-term philanthropic vision while aligning with financial goals.
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The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation, which invests in depression research and partners with other organizations to provide suicide prevention training and resources, has added two members to its board of directors.
The Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas, the 110-year-old independent craft brewery and brewer of the iconic Shiner Bock, announced a contribution of $12,000 to six local fire departments that responded to the fire that broke out on the Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels, Texas on Nov. 15, 2019…
Fort Worth Housing Solutions and its developer partner, AMCAL, have broken ground on the first phase of a 520-unit, Class-A apartment community adjacent to AllianceTexas.
News sites and social media across the country are picking up on a letter to Santa Claus, written from a boy who has been living in a domestic violence shelter, operated by SafeHaven of Tarrant County, with his mother since Thanksgiving.
The Multicultural Alliance will honor longtime area media personality and NBC’s Today co-anchor Deborah Ferguson and present a Lifetime Achievement Award longtime Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce leader Bill Thornton at its 2020 Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, March 24 at the Fort Worth Club.
Instead of airplanes, Hangar 11N at Meacham International Airport was filled with holiday tables and rows of children’s bicycles Dec. 11 as guests of the seventh annual American Aero FTW holiday luncheon filed in with their own gifts to brighten the holidays for a child in need.
On April 25, 2020, the JDRF Greater Fort Worth chapter will recognize local Fort Worth residents Alan and Bonnie Petsche at the JDRF Promise Ball, taking place at Fort Worth Convention Center. As the Promise Ball’s Honorees, the Petsches are being acknowledged for their longstanding commitme…
Globally recognized electronics distributor, TTI, Inc. was recognized by Raytheon as a Premier Award winner for 2019. Raytheon presented its top supplier award to TTI senior leadership during an award ceremony held recently at TTI’s corporate headquarters.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County has received a $40,000 grant from the all-female philanthropy group, Women Inspiring Philanthropy, to create an initiative called “Women of Tomorrow.”
Bo Soderbergh, who has led the Tarrant Area Food Bank for 22 years, will retire Jan. 14 and the board of directors has selected Julie Butner, MS, RD, LD as his replacement.
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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas family that disagrees with a Fort Worth hospital's plan to take a 9-month-old girl off life support has been given more time to find a facility to take her.
Regions Bank gives Gratitude Initiative and Fort Worth Airpower Foundation a chance at $5,000 plus volunteer service through social media, web promotions
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering six children and three women — all U.S. citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left one vehicle a burned-out, bullet-riddled hulk, authorities said Tuesday.
The Boy Scouts of America's chief executive took a medical leave of absence as the youth organization faces financial difficulties related to sex-abuse litigation.
North Texas Community Foundation has appointed Laura Q. McWhorter, CFRE, as the Community Foundation’s first chief philanthropy officer. McWhorter’s hiring comes as the Community Foundation implements a 5-year strategic plan expanding the Community Foundation’s reach and enhancing its suite …
A Fort Worth nonprofit organization received a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to support victims of sexual and other violent crimes.
The Wells Fargo Foundation on Oct. 22 announced $9 million in grants to more than 60 nonprofits across the United States in support of large-scale neighborhood revitalization and housing affordability solutions. The Wells Fargo Foundation has donated 250 such grants since 2011 to local organ…
The Rainwater Charitable Foundation, one of the largest independent funders of neurodegenerative disease research, announced Oct. 22 Dr. Michel Goedert (Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK) and Dr. Patrick Hsu (University of California, Berkeley) as the fi…
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…