ABOUT IRVING CARES
To offer efficient and effective human services to Irving residents in need.
Irving Cares provides focused assistance for Irving residents to address a financial crisis.
Irving Cares will:
- Provide clients with services in a respectful and dignified manner without regard to race, color, gender, age, disability, religion or national origin
- Identify and address the needs of the Irving community
- Partner with clients to develop solutions that lead to self-sufficiency
- Work with volunteers, agencies, and organizations for greater impact and effectiveness
- Assure donors and supporters of superior management and fiduciary practices
- Implement a sound fund development plan in support of commitments to the community
Rent or Mortgage Assistance
Irving families received assistance with payments
were not evicted within 90 days of receiving assistance
Irving families received assistance with utility bills
were not disconnected within 90 days of assistance
of clients identified 3 pieces of budgeting information after Money Management class
who gained employment stayed employed 90 days or longer
Information and Referrals
said the food pantry improved their ability to deal with a financial crisis
2019 marks the tenth four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator indicating that Irving Cares out-performs most other U.S. charities.
Irving Cares has been voted Best Local Nonprofit in Irving by in the Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Best in Irving awards 2013 – 2016, 2018 and 2019.
GreatNonprofits is the leading platform for community-sources stories from the people who know best – clients, donors and volunteers. Irving Cares has been named a Top-Rated Nonprofit from 2012 through 2017.
Irving Aid, Inc. changed its name to Irving C.A.R.E.S., Inc., (Community Assistance Referral and Emergency Services) in 1991. On July 21, 1998, the Board of Directors voted to change the agency’s name from Irving C.A.R.E.S., Inc. to Irving Cares, Inc. and shortly adopted the tag line, “A lifeline for Irving residents in need.”
Since 2001, Irving Cares has consistently achieved United Way’s #1 top stewardship rating for fiduciary management and board oversight. In 2005, Irving Cares received the City of Irving’s Housing and Human Services Department’s Award for Outstanding Community Partner.
Irving Cares is an original community partner of TXU Energy Aid, a continuous partnership since 1983 of serving Irving’s working poor.
Irving Cares has received a Top Rated Nonprofit Award from GreatNonprofits.org from 2012-2014, and in 2015,
Irving Cares received an 8th four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator, indicating that Irving Cares outperforms most other charities in America.
We exceed industry standards with more than eighty cents of every dollar raised going back into the community as a program related expense. Irving Cares is considered a model agency by the North Texas Food Bank and annually passes their very thorough inspection of our facilities, products and volunteer training.
Board of Directors
Doris Harris, Chair
Landa Parker, Vice-Chair
Clint Rain, Treasurer
ORIX USA Corporation
Gustavo Garcia, Secretary