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Clear the Shelters 23 hours ago

Clear the Shelters 2020

Find your new furry friend at the NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Clear the Shelters animal adoption drive. Participating shelters are giving you the perfect opportunity to grow your family by waiving their ad...

  • CitySquare Aug 5

    M.T.O. School of Islamic Sufism® Supports Homeless Youth at CitySquare

    On Friday, July 31st, M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism® located in Frisco celebrated Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest days on the Islamic calendar known as a time of pilgrimage, charity and community, by supporting unsheltered youth served by CitySquare’s TRAC Program (Transition Resource Action Center). The group delivered 200 backpac...
  • The Cowtown Marathon Jun 30

    The Cowtown ‘Cool Down' Virtual Run

    Sign up today for the Cowtown Marathon 2020 Cowtown “Cool Down” Virtual 10K, Virtual Half Marathon, and Virtual Full Marathon Now – Aug 31, 2020.

  • Dallas Jun 30

    4,000 Books Collected at Dallas Book Drive for Low-Income Children

    A Dallas book drive received more than 4,000 book donations for children in underserved communities.

  • COVID-19 Apr 17

    COVID-19: Jobs Available for Workers Impacted by Coronavirus

    The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) is connecting workers displaced by the COVID-19 crisis to thousands of available jobs in the Dallas Region. Emmitt Smith, NFL Hall-of-Famer and all-time leading rusher and DRC board member, will serve as the chief spokesman for the DRC’s “Connecting Displaced Workers to Jobs” platform. The online portal can be acce...
  • Heard Museum Jun 4

    Native Texas Butterfly House and Garden at Heard Museum Now Open

    Now through October 4, visitors to the outdoor Native Texas Butterfly House and Garden at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will have the opportunity to walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators. Guests will be able to view butterflies up close while learning about their life stages and m...
  • education May 28

    3 Tips to Help Your Child Read Better

    When students fail to read during summer months, it can negatively impact their learning when they return to school in the fall. Educators often call this “summer slide.”

  • Women Texas Film Festival Aug 4

    2020 Women Texas Film Festival

    The Women Texas Film Festival (WTxFF) announced the official selections for the fifth year of the critically-acclaimed Dallas-based film festival which focuses solely on the work of visionary female filmmakers taking place August 13 – 16. Pivoting to an all-virtual presentation, Olivia Peace’s teenage comedy “Tahara” opens the fil...
  • Clear the Shelters Apr 6

    COVID-19: Clear The Shelters

    NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are committed to help our local shelters find homes for our furry friends. During this unprecedented health crisis due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, our Clear the Shelters partners have been overwhelmed with animals needing homes – forever homes and foster homes. If you are interested in fostering an animal, please visit...
  • The Warren Center Apr 28

    The Warren Center: Virtual Therapy Sessions

    The Warren Center, for children with developmental differences is offering virtual therapy sessions.  The Warren Center is a nonprofit organization providing therapy services to children impacted by developmental delays and disabilities. On average, the agency serves over 1200 children every week and provides critical resources to their family...
  • Girls Inc. Apr 21

    COVID-19: Girls Inc. of Tarrant County Needs Your Support

    NBC 5 encourages you to help Girls Inc., especially during this crisis, provide girls ongoing social and emotional support, life-changing programs and resources to help meet the immediate needs of their families.  Ways you can help! Make a monetary donation to support Girls Inc. programs at www.girlsinctarrant.org/donate Purchase items fr...
  • SNAP May 20

    Double Up Food Bucks Program at Cowtown Farmers Market Enables SNAP Recipients to Stretch Their Food Dollars.

    Looking for healthy, fresh-from-the-farm produce for the family table this summer? Cowtown Farmers Market is the place to shop, and now local families that are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits can stretch their food dollars even further with the new Double Up Food Bucks initiative.  Area resident...
  • Perot Museum Apr 20

    DIY Scrappy Garden presented by The Perot Museum

    Did you know you can easily regrow some of your vegetables, just by using kitchen scraps? Here’s how you can get started, using the base of a bunch of celery and some seeds from a bell pepper. You will need: • An empty container like a small pot or plastic cup • Potting soil • A few bell pepper seeds…

  • Reading With You Mar 25

    Reading With You

    Join NBC 5’s Laura Harris, Reading Partners North Texas and the Alice J. Puente Reading Initiative Fund as we continue to encourage young viewers to read and be successful. Reading With You is a yearlong campaign. Each month, we focus on a theme and Reading Partners North Texas provides book titles to match the theme. To find this month’s...
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