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    After School Project Turns Into Global Charity

    What started as an after-school activity for two Dallas sisters has grown to a global charity. (Published Monday, Dec. 11, 2017)

    No matter if it’s homemade or store bought, sisters Isabelle and Katherine Adams know the best gifts come from the heart.

    At ages 14 and 11, they are sister CEOs and their gifts are now for sale at Neiman Marcus.

    Their handmade, intricate origami ornaments are a hot-seller this holiday season.

    “We started out really small,” said Katherine. “It was going to be a one month project and I never dreamed in my wildest dreams that we’d get into Neiman Marcus.”

    Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    [DFW] Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    Domino's Pizza is tweaking its home delivery service for those times you're not at home.
    After years of delivery right to your doorstep, Domino's drivers will now deliver to outdoor locations.
    That includes beaches, parks, landmarks, and other outdoor locations across the country.
    Domino's says its drivers will deliver to 150-thousand locations from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, to the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign.
    The locations are now active and show up in the company's app or website as "Domino's Hotspots."
    Customers pre-pay for their orders, select a location, and your pizza is on the way.
    Previously, Domino's delivered to offbeat locations, but, the new service sets up designated drop off points.
    The service was tested last fall in Miami before being rolled out nationwide.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    They started making the ornaments as an after-school craft when they were five and eight years old and over the years it’s involved into the global charity, Paper For Water.

    “When we first learned how to make origami we knew we wanted to do something to help someone around the word,” said Isabelle. “We learned that a child died every 15 seconds from unclean water and we thought that wasn’t fair and we want to make a difference."

    So they started selling their ornaments and funding water-well projects around the globe.

    To date, they’ve raised more than one million dollars and funded 140 wells in 14 countries. 

    “It’s amazing to help other people because you kind of help yourself, because you get so much good out of helping others,” said Isabelle Adams.

    The ornaments are now made by a team of volunteers, cost $50 and 100% of the proceeds go to fund their water-well projects.  

    Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    [DFW] Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    Canadian lawmakers wore hockey jerseys on Monday to honor the victims and their families of that tragic bus crash in Canada that killed 16 people.
    The bus was carrying the junior league Humboldt hockey team to a game when a tractor-trailer slammed into the bus.
    Sixteen were killed and thirteen people were injured in the crash.
    Today's remembrance was one of a number of events that honored the team and their families.
    Earlier the lawmakers honored Rusty Staub, a major leaguer who played for the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    To learn more, www.paperforwater.org.

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