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Outreach

Giving every kid super powers

Giving every kid super powersVolunteers made colorful capes for children spending time in hospitals
  • Outreach
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Collin County

Women get safety tips from Plano police

Women get safety tips from Plano policeThe mysterious disappearance of Christina Morris has created a demand for information about personal security
  • Collin County
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Outreach

Dallas homeowner surprised by new roof

Dallas homeowner surprised by new roofThomas Pohl couldn't afford to make repairs after a tree fell on his house two months ago
  • Outreach
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Outreach

School cafeteria worker surprised with new home

School cafeteria worker surprised with new home"I'm overjoyed," said Trista Hopkins, an Army vet who's struggling to make ends meet
  • Outreach
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Local

It's North Texas Giving Day

It's North Texas Giving DayThursday, North Texans join forces to raise millions for local nonprofits.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Life

Wednesday's Child: Adolfo

Wednesday's Child: AdolfoNine-year-old Adolfo is non-verbal, but it's not hard to communicate with this loving child.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Collin County

McKinney barber will start over after fire

McKinney barber will start over after fireOscar Garza was helping others Sunday hours after his barbershop was heavily damaged by fire.
  • Collin County
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Tarrant County

New homecoming tradition aims to feed the hungry

New homecoming tradition aims to feed the hungryCarroll Senior High junior Destiny Rose wants students to donate mum money for a holiday meal
  • Tarrant County
  • 4 weeks ago
Dallas County

Neighbors, school help Dallas explosion victims

Neighbors, school help Dallas explosion victimsA fiery blast destroyed their home, but the Rodriguez family is finding comfort in their community.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month ago
Dallas County

Non-profit offers roof repairs to families in need

Non-profit offers roof repairs to families in needCan't afford to fix that damaged roof? Roof Angels to the rescue.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month ago
Local

Royse City teen puts together hardball event for girl injured in ATV accident

Royse City teen puts together hardball event for girl injured in ATV accidentThe center fielder and pitcher for Royse City High School told his mom he was looking for a way to combine service with his favorite sport. Friday night, he'll host a fundraiser for a girl injured in an ATV accident in the city over July 4th weekend.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Outreach

Firefighters climb stairs to honor fallen comrades

Firefighters climb stairs to honor fallen comradesIn remembrance of the firefighters who died in New York on September 11, 2001, about 200 people climbed 110 flights in downtown Dallas Saturday morning — the equivalent of the Twin Towers.
  • Outreach
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child: Julian

Wednesday's Child: JulianOne day, Julius would like to be a football player. But if things don't work out, he'd also like to be a chef!
  • Wednesday's Child
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Collin County

Foster dad's fall from horse puts family in jeopardy

Foster dad's fall from horse puts family in jeopardyThe Hunts touched a lot of hearts last fall, when they opened their home to a homeless 18-year-old who had aged out of the foster care system. A freak accident has now left this generous family leaning on the generosity of others.
  • Collin County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Outreach

Joe Trahan accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

Joe Trahan accepts the Ice Bucket ChallengeI was called out in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. And I accepted, dumping a bucket filled with icy cold water over my head.
  • Outreach
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Cowboys

School supplies, courtesy DeMarco Murray

School supplies, courtesy DeMarco MurrayDallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray lent a helping hand to the community on Sunday, handing out backpacks filled with school supplies during his foundation's first back-to-school event.
  • Cowboys
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Outreach

Former soccer star plans return to Ebola-stricken Liberia

Former soccer star plans return to Ebola-stricken LiberiaDoc Lawson played pro soccer for the Dallas Sidekicks through the 1980s. His family came to the United States when he was ten years old. Decades of war kept him away from Liberia, but once he returned, he found a calling helping those there.
  • Outreach
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
More Sports

Dallas tennis junior program served $10,000 check

Dallas tennis junior program served $10,000 checkOn Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase selected the Dallas Tennis Association’s junior program as one of only 10 in the country to receive a special $10,000 grant so they can keep serving the under-served.
  • More Sports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Outreach

Adoptive parents need financial help to care for special needs kids

Adoptive parents need financial help to care for special needs kidsNick and Dylan Martin get a lot of TLC from their loving parents. But Nick needs a new wheelchair van, and that's just not in the family's budget.
  • Outreach
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child: Jay

Wednesday's Child: JayThis week's Wednesday's Child is one of the coolest kids on Earth, so why not take him to the Greatest Show on Earth?
  • Wednesday's Child
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Outreach

News 8 viewers respond to appeal for special needs kids

News 8 viewers respond to appeal for special needs kidsOn Sunday, we shared with you a request from a Caddo Mills family which needs to replace an aging SUV used to transport their two adopted children who have special needs. News 8 viewers came through for the Martins in a really big way.
  • Outreach
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Good News

Washington milk dairy delivery going on 100 years

Washington milk dairy delivery going on 100 yearsMost of us buy milk at a grocery store, but there is a dairy delivery in Kent, Wash., that still runs routes directly to doorsteps, like their family has for nearly 100 years. Why they keep the one milk route that makes the least money.
  • Good News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child: Fiona

Wednesday's Child: FionaThis week's Wednesday's Child got the red carpet treatment from a Fort Worth salon. Fiona, 15, says she walked in feeling nervous and walked out with new-found confidence.
  • Wednesday's Child
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Dallas County

Emmitt Smith's charity rushes to help out Dallas elementary students

Emmitt Smith's charity rushes to help out Dallas elementary studentsFormer Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith and his wife, Pat, have taken on a mission to make sure many of those students and their parents don’t have to worry about getting a new school uniform.
  • Dallas County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Money

Fort Worth community rallies around flooded-out business

Fort Worth community rallies around flooded-out businessNews 8 was there June 25, the day after the nearly century-old building Lindsey Crawford worked and lived in was ruined during incredibly heavy rains. They were the same rains that flooded parts of the West 7th area.
  • Money
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Family First

FAMILY FIRST DAY AT HAWAIIAN FALLS

FAMILY FIRST DAY AT HAWAIIAN FALLSEscape, play, splash and relax at Hawaiian Falls. Have fun helping families in need by donating new socks or gently used jeans and get great admission discount with coupon. In The Colony, enjoy music, special activities and meet News 8 personalities
  • Family First
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child: John

Wednesday's Child: JohnThis week's Wednesday's Child will melt your heart the moment he jumps in your arms.
  • Wednesday's Child
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Outreach

Beyoncé gives hundreds of North Texas teens a night they won't forget

Beyoncé gives hundreds of North Texas teens a night they won't forgetMost know the flashy side of Beyoncé, but there's a philanthropic side, too. Some local teens were her special guests at AT&T Stadium as she took the stage Tuesday night with her husband Jay Z.
  • Outreach
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Outreach

Aikman returns to gridiron to help kids stay fit

Aikman returns to gridiron to help kids stay fitIt's a beautiful thing for Cowboys fans to see — Troy Aikman throwing passes inside AT&T Stadium on Wednesday. His message to kids was to eat right and be active for 60 minutes a day.
  • Outreach
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Wednesday's Child

Wednesday's Child siblings adopted together

Wednesday's Child siblings adopted togetherWe're happy to announce that 3-year-old Bentley, 5-year-old Kalee and 6-year-old Dakota have all been adopted together.
  • Wednesday's Child
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago