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Dining with Dignity at McKinney's Community Garden Kitchen

Apr 12, 2024
Learn more about McKinney's Community Garden Kitchen, a place where those in need can enjoy a dignified dining experi...

Meet Tracy Parlin, Director of the Local Good Pantry

Nov 15, 2023
Get to know Tracy Parlin, the Director of the new Local Good Pantry in Richardson.

Burt Moncrief: A Volunteer Who "Excels" at Serving Others

Apr 19, 2023
Burt Moncrief is a dedicated volunteer who has given his time and talents to serving others in the community. Read mo...

Local Good Center: 48 Hours as an Emergency Warming Station

Feb 15, 2023
An ice storm turned the Local Good Center into an emergency warming station for 2 days. The LGC Executive Director sh...

Celebrating Gifts for Good 2022

Dec 20, 2022
Thanks to the generosity and hard work of countless Chase Oakers, the Local Good Center's Gifts for Good 2022 was a h...

Gifts for Good: Bringing Christmas Joy with Dignity to the Community

Nov 29, 2022
It's time for Gifts for Good, Chase Oaks' Christmas toy and coat drive and pop-up store, dedicated to bringing joy wi...

Making a Difference One Resume at a Time

Oct 11, 2022
We can all make a difference. Read the inspiring story of one person who's using her skills to help people find jobs ...

How Shoes Taught Me About Gratitude

Aug 25, 2022
A volunteer shares some heartfelt reflections on lessons learned at the Local Good Center's "We've Got Your Back" sch...

Respite Nights Make a Difference

Jul 28, 2022
The Local Good Center and Chase Oaks Foster Care/Adoption Team are helping to meet huge and often-hidden needs in our...

Four "Party People" Making a Difference

Apr 19, 2022
Get inspired by four "Party People" who are doing good and making a difference, right where they are.

Steps to Employment - A Local Good Center Success Story

Feb 17, 2022
Read about how Magy's participation in the Local Good Center's Job Readiness Program helped train, coach, and empower...

Making a Difference With AIDS Services of Dallas

Jan 14, 2022
Chase Oaks is working with the AIDS Services of Dallas to make a difference to vulnerable and often-overlooked indivi...

Meet the Local Good Center's Maya Quinn and Emily Ussery

Oct 29, 2021
Learn more about two of the Local Good Center's latest additions: Maya Quinn, Job Readiness Director, and Emily Usser...

Here For Good: Why Showing up for Others Still Matters

Sep 15, 2021
The pandemic has challenged us in every area of our lives. And it has reminded us why showing up for others still mat...

Meet the Local Good Center Staff

May 15, 2021
The Local Good Center aims to create lasting good by meeting critical needs in our community. Meet the staff who will...

Here For Good: Faith and Fitness

May 10, 2021
Like many Chase Oakers, Jenny wanted to make a difference in her community but wasn't sure how. Inspired by the call ...

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