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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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Have More Fun – Week 3 of the 60For60 Challenge!

Have More Fun – Week 3 of the 60For60 Challenge!

It's Week 3, and opportunities to share the 60for60 Challenge keep getting better and better!  As we count down to the 60th Birthday Party for Irving Cares at The Great Harvest on Fri., September 22, you can join the fun! Looking for ways to participate in the 60for60...

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Incredible Live Auction Items at The Great Harvest!

Come and place your bid on the Napa Valley Epicurean Adventure - a Cooking Class, Farmer's Market Tour, Wine Train, Olive Oil Tour & Tasting, Meritage Resort and Spa 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2.  The experience includes: •Napa Valley hands-on cooking class and...

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Irving Cares ShareACare

In the past year, 340 people took a Money Management Class at Irving Cares, and 97% could identify 3 things they learned in the...

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We need YOU for the 60for60 Challenge!

We need YOU for the 60for60 Challenge!

As we count down to #TheGreatHarvest, a giant birthday party celebrating 60 years of helping the Irving community, Irving Cares invites you to join the fun of the 60for60 Challenge! Make your plans now to join us at the Irving Convention Center on Friday, September...

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Irving Cares ShareACare

Irving Cares has an updated mission, vision and values statement in honor of our 60th Birthday.                 Our Vision: To offer efficient and effective human services to Irving residents in need. Our Mission:  Irving Cares...

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