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  • NTX giving Day
    North Texas Giving Day: The top charities to donate to that support single moms
    North Texas Giving Day empowers the peopleNorth Texas Giving Day is becoming a much more publicized event with activities that are offline and online in all four counties in North Texas. In 2013, 75,000 donations were made with giving totaling...
  • Human skull
    Human skull turns up at Texas Goodwill
    No, this is not some kind of manufactured, twisted tale. It's not a misleading title or a play on words. This is the real deal. It actually happened on July 16, of this year in Austin Texas. It seems that a Goodwill worker came across a human...
  • From captivity to charities to safety of the press
    From captivity to teaching and everything in between
    Journalism is a way of life for many people. Chasing the story, getting the front page is all part of the glory. Becoming a captive is not considered into the equation, but unfortunately it does happen, as we all well know from the headlines today...
  • Chris Evans takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and shows how to do it properly
    Chris Evans formally and appropriately demonstrates the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    According to ComicBook.com on Thursday, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier's" Chris Evans accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge following in lieu of "Iron Man's" Robert Downey, Jr. and "Thor's" Chris...
  • Tournament of Roses News
    Tournament of Roses Foundation names new members for 2014-2015 terms
    Nancy Neal Davis, president of the Tournament of Roses Foundation, announced in an emailed press release on Wednesday that Shannon Boalt, Laura Farber, Rick Jackson, Brian James, and Charles Martinson have been elected to the Foundation’s...
  • Michelle Seeber
    Faber-Castell brings music to its Creativity Can toy line
    On display at last week’s Sweet Suite 2014 toy trade show in New York was Faber-Castell’s Creativity for Kids brand, which showed six new themed Creativity Cans, including a 100-piece Creativity Can Musicentry geared toward aspiring...
  • Danny Gokey
    Danny Gokey's new album is closer to his roots and 'DNA'
    Danny Gokey points to a key difference between his just-released new album Hope in Front of Me and its preceding 2010 album debut My Best Days.“It has more of my DNA in it,” says Gokey, explaining that this time, he co-wrote nine out...
  • Music Unites Centennial High School Jazz Ensemble
    Music Unites and KIIS FM’s DJ Skee host 1st Annual 'Salon Series'
    Music Unites and KIIS FM’s DJ Skee hosted their first ever “Salon Series” recently. Started by Music Unites Founder and Executive Director Michelle Edgar, the series raised awareness for music education featuring special...
  • Plate full of delicious asparagus, like that found at the Stockton Asparagus Festival.
    Asparagus Festival officials jumped the gun in canceling event
    Organizers of the Stockton Asparagus Festival permanently canceled the annual event according to The Modesto Bee on Tuesday. The cancelation came in the wake of decreased attendance, increasing costs of reserve police officers and other city...
  •  Toys“R”Us introduces reusable tote bag program benefitting Save The Children
    Toys“R”Us introduces reusable tote bag program benefitting Save The Children
    When I arrived home yesterday a package from Toys"R"Us was waiting for me. Inside was an adorable plush Geoffrey from Animal Alley and a press kit about their new reusable tote bag program to benefit Save The Children. With the recent...
  • The Great Give
    The Great Give
    May 6th is the Great Give in many communities across this nation. www.thegreatgive.org is a nationally recognized event with is sponsored and then has matching local regional and national sponsors; giving back into our own communities. What a...
  • Choo Smith Meet & Greet for Charity Golf Tournament
    Choo Smith - community leader and life changer
    Choo Smith was a former original Harlem Globetrotter. That was his profession. In life, Choo Smith is a community leader and life changer.Recently Smith held his 4th annual golf tournament to benefit his foundation Choo Smith Youth Empowerment....
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley is helping Feeding America
    Kimberly Williams-Paisley helping Feeding America with charity video site
    Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley is using a unique way to help Feeding America and its network of foodbanks across the country.At the web site Chideo (charity + video) you can ask Kimberly questions and she will respond to selected ones with a...
  • March of Dimes
    March of Dimes named top charity
    The March of Dimes is being honored as a top charity by Philanthropedia, a division of GuideStar, it was announced today, according to HealthNewsDigest. Philanthropedia is a web-based nonprofit group that rates charities according to their...
  • Brenton Tyler Hoffman
    Brenton Tyler Hoffmann and his struggle against Lyme Disease
    Lyme Disease was said to have been discovered inLyme, Connecticutin the year,1975. It was ascertained to be brought upon by the bite of an infected tick which is the most common method that the disease is transmitted to humans in the...