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Irving Cares Restaurant Week is May 22 through June 4!

Here's a great reason to try new restaurants! Join us May 22nd through June 4th for Irving Cares Restaurant Week.  Eat local. Order often. Benefit Irving Cares!  Share your pictures with hashtag #Eat4IrvingCares! Make plans, catch up with friends, and have fun...

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$60 for 60 Years Raises More than Goal

To kick off our 60th year of service with a bang, Irving Cares set out to raise $60,000. That goal was apparently not big enough to show the love and support of new friends and long-time supporters. Thank you to everyone who generously donated and helped us raise...

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Your support helps people like Damarrius

Your support helps people like Damarrius

He came to Irving Cares in 2015 as the 19 year-old single dad of a 3 month-old daughter. He was working, but barely able to make ends meet, especially with the financial needs of a new child. The child’s mother left him soon after they brought the baby home from the...

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$60 for 60 Years!

Help us Raise $60,000 to Celebrate 60 Years!  We're more than halfway there, but we need your help! Now through Tuesday, May 9, at midnight, Help us meet our Birthday Goal by donating $60, or any $60 increment such as $120, $180, $240; If 600 people donate $60 by May...

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A Gift for Helping

70-year old Rosemary comes to the food pantry to stretch her low, fixed income. Volunteer Case Managers, Mary and Jacqueline helped her get food, and told her about Great Days of Service, a faith-based group that helps make home repairs. Rosemary was accepted in their...

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Shermco Industries Share Their Experience

Shermco Volunteer Video 2017 - The generous volunteers from Shermco Industries​ made this video about their experience helping others in the Irving Cares​ food pantry. They believe in the importance of giving back to the community. Thank you, Shermco for sharing your...

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Open House Thank You Celebration on May 2nd

Join us Tuesday, May 2, from 5-7 pm to celebrate! Sixty years ago, a group of citizens formed Irving Cares. Your support has allowed us to offer six decades of service. Now join us for an open house and let us thank you! Drinks and appetizers will be served. Please...

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Atmos Energy Assistance is Back at Irving Cares

Atmos Energy Assistance is Back at Irving Cares

The Miller family needed help with their Atmos Energy bill. Their case manager, Beverly, also provided food and resources to help Mr. Miller find a better job. They have 4 children at home, and said "We appreciate the donors who make this assistance possible." As of...

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#Food4IrvingCares

#Food4IrvingCares

It's time for the Summer Squeeze Food Drive!  The Summer Squeeze is a competitive food drive from March 1 to April 30, 2017.  Win awards!  Win recognition!  Win bragging rights for a year! Businesses - Schools - Individuals - Organizations!  It's fun for everyone! ...

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Irving Cares ExxonMobil Paid Summer Internship

Irving Cares ExxonMobil Paid Summer Internship

Opportunity for College Student Through ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program -  Irving Cares is now interviewing full-time college students for a paid summer internship in our Employment Services Program. The intern’s responsibilities will include collecting job...

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CHRISTUS Health Volunteers Feed More Than 193 People

CHRISTUS Health Volunteers Feed More Than 193 People

Last week while volunteering in the food pantry, folks from CHRISTUS Health sorted food, filled the shelves, and fed hungry Irving residents.  Their help made a difference!  On Friday alone, they filled orders to feed more than 193 people!  We appreciate the...

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The Employment Services Program Changed Pat’s Life!

The Employment Services Program Changed Pat’s Life!

Our friend, Pat, wrote a review of Irving Cares, "This place is amazing! Mary Shelton helped me so much! I lost my job of 10+ years in 2015 due to downsizing because of the economy. I started a small cleaning company when I could not procure employment that would...

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Valuable Volunteers and Donors

Valuable Volunteers and Donors

Our faithful volunteer, Chris Arrington, picks up donated bakery goods every weekend from long-time supporters, Tom Thumb. This weekend Chris had some help from a beautiful young lady, a student at The Hockaday School, and daughter of Carista Ragan Hill! Do you have...

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The Baron and Blue Foundation Provides Funds to Irving Cares

Generous $10,000 support of operating expenses was received in December.  The Baron and Blue Foundation, founded in 2002 by Lisa Blue and Fred Baron, strives to enhance the function of nonprofit organizations in the Dallas Community by assisting to maintain existing...

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Alejandra and her family Weather The Storm

Alejandra was a stay-at-home mom until her husband's hours were cut, and then she had to get a job.  The expenses kept piling up, and the family came to Irving Cares for rent assistance to prevent eviction.  They had no money to buy Christmas gifts, so their Case...

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Generous Donor helps Cynthia #WeatherTheStorm

Cynthia is planning to return to work. But this year she's battling cancer, and living on income from disability payments. It's hard to make ends meet. When Kevin heard about #WeatherTheStorm, he made a donation that helped her avoid eviction this month. Case...

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