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Dallas Bears donate $69K to charities

In addition to food, fellowship and fondling, Dallas Bears formalized donations from their events, including TBRU and food and school drives Continue reading

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BREAKING: Resource Center Dallas to take over Youth First Texas on June 1

Resource Center Dallas will assume all programming from Youth First Texas on June 1 as a result of an agreement reached between the two organizations. Continue reading

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Youth First Texas removes entire Board of Directors, appoints interim board

The Youth First Texas Board of Directors voted to remove its members at a special board meeting Thursday night.
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Youth First Texas’ most popular event of the year, Thanksgiving dinner, is tonight

Thanksgiving dinner at Youth First Texas is usually the busiest day of the year. The 13-year tradition takes place this year on Nov. 15. Doors open at 4 p.m. for food preparation. Dinner begins around 6:30 p.m. until close at 9:30 p.m. The dinner is free and is donated and cooked by volunteers. Continue reading

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Beau and Major marry!

After sparking an international movement for marriage equality with local protests and arrests, Beau Chandler and Mark “Major” Jiminez married Thursday night. Continue reading

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North Texans donate more than $2K to help catch teen lesbian couple’s shooter

North Texans Kris Wong, C.d. Kirven and Mark Reed traveled to South Texas to deliver two checks to Tri-County Crime Stoppers totalling $2,125 to help solve the Chapa-Olgin case. Continue reading

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How to get tickets for YFTCC fundraiser

In today’s paper we printed a brief about a fundraiser Youth First Texas Collin County is running to raise money for Crime Stoppers in connection with the murder of Mollie Olgin and shooting of Kristene Chapa. But we forgot to let you know how to get tickets. Continue reading

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Saturday night, the Dallas Bears presented community organizations with $58K in donations

The Dallas Bears recap the year with achievements and donations at anniversary dinner. Continue reading

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Up to 20 LGBT youth served by Dallas agency could benefit from Obama’s immigration order

President Barack Obama announced that the United States will stop deporting illegal aliens who were brought to this country as children and they will be able to obtain work permits. Continue reading

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LGBT employee group at AT&T funds summer GED program at Youth First Texas

League at AT&T has given Youth First Texas a grant to fund a summer GED and SAT program. The grant allows YFT to hire a professional teacher and coach to conduct the two-week intensive series. Continue reading

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