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Posted By Pharral on 2014 Oct 27 - 2:46pm

Good men have to stand up to help break generational issues of domestic violence.

Boys who witness domestic violence are twice as likely to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults, say experts on domestic violence. And that is the reasoning behind a program at SafeHaven of Tarrant County that is so new that they haven’t even figured out a name for it...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Oct 27 - 2:41pm

Fort Worth AirPower Council and the AirPower Foundation exist to support Fort Worth’s base and the military across the nation.

Medal of Honor recipients (left to right) Ty Carter (Army, Afghanistan), Salvatore Giunta (Army, Afghanistan), Bob Patterson (Army, Vietnam), Bruce Crandall (Army, Vietnam) and Jim Fleming (Air Force, Vietnam) at the 2013 American Airlines Sky Ball in Support of...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Oct 27 - 12:39pm

Veteran Joel Chaverri is a licensed critical social worker and readjustment counselor working at the Tarrant County Vet Center. It is Cristina Mungilla's work for the campus Veterans Services Task Force (VSTF) that she...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Sep 23 - 5:21pm

Karsyn Ewbank loves the art therapy she experiences at Cook Children's Medical Center. Diana Gibson, art therapist at Cook Children's Medical Center, works with a patient on an art project. Six-year-old...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Aug 18 - 3:31pm

Think today’s kids are too self-centered? Ryan Prince will change your attitude.

To be named as the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Fort Worth is significant. To receive that award twice is amazing. Meet Ryan Prince, a 15-year-old sophomore at Fort Worth Country Day. He won the award solo in 2013. And this year he is...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Aug 18 - 3:25pm

Cuisine for Healing helps cancer patents battle their disease with nutrition and now is offering its specially prepared meals online.

We don’t automatically think of food as a weapon when we or our loved ones are fighting life-threatening diseases. But it only makes sense that feeding the body nutritious foods is part of that struggle. “At a time when it’s more important than ever to eat healthy, many cancer...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Jul 23 - 9:39am

KinderFrogs School provides early intervention for children with Down syndrome and other developmental issues to prepare them for later schooling.

No one is really sure what a real fairy godmother looks like, but to the staff and parents of children at KinderFrogs School, she looks a lot like Jean Roach. KinderFrogs is the only early educational facility in Tarrant County that specializes in dealing with Down syndrome children, and it owes...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Jul 23 - 9:21am

Alliance For Children exists to deal with physical and sexual abuse of children and with the trauma associated with witnessing violent crimes.

The investigation of criminal cases involving children — whether the child is the victim or the witness — can itself be traumatizing. Alliance For Children is there to make it less so. “We are involved typically from the initial response and then work with confirmed victims and...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jun 6 - 2:18pm

  McMillan Plaza Dedication & Monument Unveiling from Fort Worth, Texas magazine on Vimeo. Fort Worth community leaders gathered along the banks of the Trinity River this morning to dedicate the John V. McMillan Plaza and unveiled the Major Ripley Allen Arnold Monument, honoring...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 May 27 - 10:42am

Dr. Christina Robinson, pediatrician and medical director of the new UNT Pediatric Mobile Clinic, knows what poverty and lack of medical care look like. She grew up in Fort Worth’s Stop Six. Although her parents didn’t have college degrees, they encouraged her to stay focused in school...

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