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Happy Thanksgiving!

All of us at Irving Cares wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!  Irving Cares will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.  We will open again at 9 am on Monday, Nov....

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Happy Retirement! Reception for Teddie Story on Dec. 5

Who knew that volunteering to serve on a committee in 1991 would lead to 26 years of love for one another? Swing by to give Teddie Story a proper send-off as she retires as CEO of Irving Cares. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 pm with brief remarks at 6:00 Irving...

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Join Irving Cares at La Cima Club Sip & Shop

This event at the beautiful La Cima Club is Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6 pm and is open to the public.  Irving Cares will be there! We'll offer exclusive bottles of Single Barrel Jack Daniel's celebrating our 60th Birthday, and other items you can purchase to help your...

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What a great Casino Night Party on Sat., 11/4!

What a great Casino Night Party on Sat., 11/4!

Thank you to everyone who attended and the great folks at Healthcare Associates of Texas - Irving! Tom Baxter was the winner of the Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament Entry taking the prize from last year's winner, Kyle Taylor. Thank you to Goodgame Photography for the...

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It’s the end of an era at Irving Cares

A letter from Irving Cares CEO, Teddie Story: It is with mixed emotions that I announce my desire to retire from Irving Cares as CEO, effective December 29, 2017, so that I can spend more time with my family. While I am sad to leave the organization after 26 years of...

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Brandenburg Steps Up to Give Back

The students of Brandenburg Elementary made a special presentation to Irving Cares after rallying together to raise $4,195. The school donated the funds to aid Hurricane Harvey evacuees who have relocated locally and are finding assistance through Irving Cares....

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The Countdown is Over!

This is the week of The Great Harvest 60th Birthday Party!   We want to see you at 6:30 pm at the Irving Convention Center on Friday, September 22! Come support our programs that offer a hand up, not a handout for the people of Irving. Emergency Assistance offers...

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Get Up and Give! It’s North Texas Giving Day!

Update:  Thanks to everyone who donated on North Texas Giving Day!  Irving Cares received more than $17,000 in over 100 donations! This year mark’s the ninth year of North Texas Giving Day, which is powered by Communities Foundation of Texas.  Tomorrow, North Texans...

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What do you want to know about Irving Cares?

Irving Cares is powered by volunteers!  Did you know that in the past year more than 1,490 people worked 21,842 hours! Based on the Independent Sector estimate, the value of one hour of volunteer work is $24.14, meaning volunteers donated a value of $527,265.88 to...

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Spend Labor Day helping others at Irving Cares

In 1882, workers marched to advocate for basic work environment safety and necessities. Now, we celebrate that historic day on the first Monday of every September. It's America's "workingmen's holiday," and most of us use it to kick back and take advantage of some...

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AirBNB Disaster Response – a Resource for those in need

If you know of anyone that has been displaced by the hurricane, or of anyone heading to Southeast Texas to help with clean up, please pass this information along from AirBNB.  Their Disaster Response Program can link those in need with AirBNB hosts who are willing to...

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Items needed at the Shelter and Food Pantry

Keep in mind that this list could change (and probably will) as needs change.  Keep watching the Irving Cares website and social media like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updated information about how to help Hurricane Harvey evacuees.  Needed Items for Hurricane...

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