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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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Last Christmas She Needed Help

An anonymous donor paid her rent, helping her #WeatherTheStorm, today she's making a donation saying, "This donation is inspired by the fact that Irving Cares was there for my daughter and me so that we were not homeless during the Christmas Holidays. May God bless my...

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Weather the Storm this Holiday Season

The storm of a financial crisis can come in the form of an illness, car wreck, job layoff, divorce, or the death of a wage earner. Eviction can be what follows. Last year, Irving Cares helped 204 qualified families pay their rent or mortgage. Although that number is...

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Holiday Shopping? No Problem

Shop Cheers for Irving Cares!  Irving Cares has partnered with D’Vine Wine on the square in Granbury to offer private-labeled vintages promoting Irving Cares’ services. Share good cheer with your family, friends, and co-workers while sharing the mission of Irving...

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#GivingTuesday is November 29

Irving Cares has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving to encourage and celebrate generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday kicks off the holiday season to inspire people to give back in meaningful ways. After the shopping sprees of Black Friday and Cyber Monday,...

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Thank you PPAI!

PPAI (Promotional Products Association International) brought their holiday food drive donation today - food, gift cards, and cash! Thank you, Gretchen and Sara, and everyone at...

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