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5 Interesting Facts About Juneteenth

Jun 12, 2024
Juneteenth commemorates the day the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas. It's a celebration of hope and freedom f...

Five Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day in DFW

May 21, 2024
Memorial Day isn't just the unofficial start of summer. Learn more about the history behind the holiday and discover ...

Easter: From Darkness to Devotion

Mar 27, 2024
This Easter, let's take heart as we remember the journey of Jesus' early followers from hope, to darkness, to devotio...

What Is "Good" About Good Friday?

Mar 20, 2024
Good Friday is observed the Friday before Easter to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. But why do we call a...

The Uniqueness and Value of Women

Mar 08, 2024
How do we affirm and uphold the worth of a woman in our world today, in light of common stereotypes? The answer star...

From Local Good Center Student to Staff: Mariana’s Story

Feb 26, 2024
The Local Good Center has seen countless people experience empowerment, transformation, and belonging within its door...

Remembering the Dream: Honoring MLK, Jr.

Feb 23, 2024
Several Chase Oakers share their reflections on the impact and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s iconic "I Hav...

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.

There For Good: NiCo Summer Mission Trip to La Paz, Honduras

Oct 11, 2023
In July 2023, a group of Chase Oaks parents and teens spent time being "there for good" in La Paz, Honduras. Three te...

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...

How a $200 Challenge Turned into a Life-Changing Gift

Feb 12, 2023
The challenge: take $200, grow it, and use it to impact someone else. For Bola Kushimo, it sparked an idea that event...

Sustaining Hope in Egypt

Oct 31, 2022
Two Chase Oaks Partners work to sustain hope among Egypt's poor by creating economic opportunities for a better life....

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 ...

Surviving Anxiety and Depression

Oct 09, 2022
There is hope for anxiety and depression. Read one person's story of learning to see and hold onto hope while moving ...

Camp Moriah Brings Hope and Healing to Young Adults in Need

Sep 22, 2022
Camp Moriah, a Chase Oaks global partner, brings hope and healing to young adults in one of the poorest and most dang...

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...

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