The Humane Society of North Texas “Trick Or Trot” 5k Run/Walk for Pets (and Their Humans!)

Attention all dog-lovers! Don’t miss the upcoming “Trick or Trot” 5k Run/Walk hosted by the Humane Society of North Texas! This is great excuse to dress up yourself and your dog and get active—all while supporting a great cause.

The timed 5K run or untimed 1-mile walk and fun run will be dog-friendly, so be sure to bring your fur-baby along! This Halloween-themed event will feature awards for the top finishers in male and female in the 5K run in each age group, vendor booths, music, and more. Read more

It’s Time for the 28th Annual Trinity Trash Bash!

Medford Design-Build loves sharing local community events! We’re excited to spread awareness about the upcoming Trinity Trash Bash.

Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) is hosting it’s 28th Annual Fall Trash Bash on Saturday, September 21 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM!

This bi-annual community event (occurring once in the spring and once in the fall) is purposed to clean up trash and debris that accumulates along the Trinity River throughout Fort Worth. Families, friends, and organizational groups come together as motivated volunteers to help clean up the riverbanks. This year, the fall bash will include 8 different clean-up locations: Read more

2019 Cowtown Great American Cleanup, 5K Run & Earth Party

 
 

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The Keep Fort Worth Beautiful foundation is hosting the 34th annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup, coming up on March 30th! Each year, thousands of volunteers – including organizations, businesses, and individuals – come together to pick up litter from local parks, streets, creeks, and other public areas. In 2018, these hard-working volunteers removed over 140,000 pounds of trash from their communities!
 
 
You can select from a list of cleanup locations or choose your own (within the City of Fort Worth) and then register as an individual or as a group. All registrants will receive gloves and bags. T-shirts are limited to the first 7,000 registrants.
 
 
If you are looking for a place to make a difference, but aren’t sure where to go, join one of our cleanup hubs. These are pre-selected sites throughout the city open to individuals and groups who want to join: Read more

Taste the Love: Valentine’s Dinner and Fundraiser to End Hunger


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Although Valentine’s Day is still a month away, it’s not too early to plan your special date! Our featured community event for this month will provide the perfect Valentine’s day dinner for you and your significant other, with the added benefit of helping those in need among our local community.

The ‘Taste the Love’ Valentines Dinner and Fundraiser is being hosted by the Taste Project: a 501(c)3 non-profit established to feed, educate, and serve our community so they may “…taste and see the Lord is good.”(Psalm 34:8). The romantic dinner will be on Valentine’s Day at Taste Community Restaurant in Fort Worth (1200 South Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104). All sales will benefit Taste Project and the cause to end hunger for those struggling in our community. Read more

Fort Worth Community Event: 2018 Neighborhood Litter Stomp

 
 

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Our featured community event for the Month of October is the Neighborhood Litter Stomp! This event is a citywide volunteer litter clean-up hosted by Keep Fort Worth Beautiful. Every fall, the organization host the clean-up event, encouraging local residents and businesses to focus on beautifying their surrounding community. It’s free and for a good cause, so get your friends, family and neighbors together and help clean your local park, school or block!
 
 
The clean-up event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, from 8:00 AM – 11 AM. Register by October 7th to reserve your spot!
 
• Register as an individual or a group.
 
• All registrants will receive gloves and bags.
 
• T-shirts are limited to the first 2,000 registrants.
 
• Select from a list of cleanup locations or choose your own.
 
If you are looking for a place to make a difference, but aren’t sure where to go, join one of the cleanup hubs. These are pre-selected sites throughout the city open to individuals and groups who want to participate in the cleanup:
 
Echo Lake Park
 
Eugene McCray Park
 
Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods
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Tour the Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Community Garden


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Did you know that tens of thousands of families and individuals struggle with hunger across North Texas each day? Now you can help make a difference with the Tarrant Area Food Bank! The TAFB invites social service agencies, faith-based organizations, community service groups and the general public to tour a working community garden and learn how community gardens help feed those who are hungry across the community.

Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Community Garden program operates the TAFB Learning Garden in Fort Worth for training and demonstrations. Produce grown in the garden is distributed to local agencies serving those in need. The TAFB Learning Garden showcases a wide variety of gardening techniques, materials and planting methods to inspire others to start their own gardening projects. Read more

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Benefiting Samaritan House of Fort Worth

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Medford Remodeling loves our local community! Each month, we look for charity events and causes around DFW that benefit our local community. If you love chocolate and wine, there is a great event coming up in February that will allow you to indulge while helping those in need!
 

 

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Whole Foods Market of Fort Worth is hosting a wine and chocolate pairing event that gives back to the community. All ticket sales will support Samaritan House located in local Fort Worth. Read more

Cowboy Santas: 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

 
It’s holiday season again, and also the time of year that many families rely on charitable organizations to provide Christmas gifts for their young children.
 

 
The Cowboy Santas Program Inc. is a 501 C(3) charitable organization that has provided toys to children from low-income Tarrant County families throughout the holiday season since 1981.
 

 
Over the last two decades, the program has grown to cover all of Tarrant County to assist families that have an income at or below the Federal Income Guidelines.
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A Mile in My Shoes, Southside: Serving the Homeless Community of Fort Worth, Texas

 
 
Holiday season is just around the corner: a time for giving and helping those in need. Unfortunately, North Texas – Fort Worth in particular – has many that are in need this time of year.

Southside Community Center in Fort Worth is hosting an event — A Mile in My Shoes, Southside — to serve the local homeless community. They are looking for volunteers to assist with donations and catering to the homeless.

The event is taking place Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Southside Community Center:
959 E. Rosedale Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
 
Needed items include:
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Adopt-A-River!

We love our community and take pride in keeping the environment clean and safe. The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) does a great job of managing and maintaining four of our major reservoirs and also constructed more than 150 miles of water pipelines, 27 miles of floodway levees, over 40 miles of Trinity River Trails, plus a 2,000 acre wetland water reuse project designed to increase future water supplies for the area!
 
The TRWD also provides opportunities for the community to get involved in these efforts, such as the bi-annual Trinity River “Trash Bash” which encourages the clean-up and preservation of the Trinity River. Read more