Lone Star CASA receives fall pumpkin donation for Rockwall, Kaufman County children

Lone Star CASA receives fall pumpkin donation for Rockwall, Kaufman County children

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 17, 2022) Lone Star CASA hosted a pumpkin drive this past month for children in Rockwall & Kaufman County involved in the child welfare system. The drive was successful, and the community provided pumpkins & decorating kits to CASA, which allowed the kids to participate in painting & decorating pumpkins with their […]

Rowlett Lions Club donates $16,500 to local charitable causes

Rowlett Lions Club donates $16,500 to local charitable causes

ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 6, 2022) The Rowlett Lions Club has been a generous supporter of local and state charities since its inception in 1966.  The $16,500 raised in the quarter ending September 30, 2022 has been donated to organizations such as the Texas Lions Camp for Children with Disabilities, Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund, Society of […]

Rockwall YMCA celebrates Angel Campers with annual end-of-summer bash

Rockwall YMCA celebrates Angel Campers with annual end-of-summer bash

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) JER Chilton YMCA staff and campers celebrated another successful season of Angel Camp at their annual End of Summer Party on July 29. This summer marked the 14thnd year of Angel Camp. Angel Camp provides an opportunity for children with special needs to enjoy traditional day camp activities like horseback […]

Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association presents check to Lone Star CASA for over $74,000

Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association presents check to Lone Star CASA for over $74,000

ROCKWALL, TX (July 28, 2022) The Metro East Division of the Dallas Builders Association recently presented a check to Lone Star CASA for over $74,000. The Metro East Division has been hosting the Cars For CASA car show on the Sunday after Mothers Day for 17 years.  Over that time, CASA has received over $722,000 […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels receives grant check from Toyota

Rockwall Meals on Wheels receives grant check from Toyota

ROCKWALL, TX (June 16, 2022) Barbara Jackson, Vice President of Toyota of Rockwall and the Jackson Automotive Group, recently presented a $2,000 matching grant check to Margie Verhagen with Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County. Pictured from left are Meals on Wheels board president Dennis Lewis, Jackson, Verhagen, and Robert Glover with MOWSS. […]

Friends of Rockwall County Library receive $2000 grant from Toyota

Friends of Rockwall County Library receive $2000 grant from Toyota

ROCKWALL, TX (June 16, 2022) Barbara Jackson, Vice President of Toyota of Rockwall and the Jackson Automotive Group, presented a $2,000 grant check to Milly Cundy and Edie Zehr, Second Vice Presidents and Co-Chairs Fundraising, on behalf of Friends of the Rockwall County Library on June 14, 2022.  Toyota continues to sponsor many of the […]

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives grant, shares hundreds of dog beds with local animal shelters

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs receives grant, shares hundreds of dog beds with local animal shelters

ROCKWALL, TX (May 14, 2022) Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS Service Dogs “paid it forward” in a big way last week after being awarded an astounding 1300 memory foam pet beds through a grant from Greater Good Charities. Patriot PAWS set aside nearly 400 of the larger beds for their service dogs in training and their Puppy […]

Rockwall-Heath Student Council leadership students donate over 120 confetti baskets to Lone Star CASA

Rockwall-Heath Student Council leadership students donate over 120 confetti baskets to Lone Star CASA

ROCKWALL, TX (May 5, 2022)  – The Rockwall-Heath Student Council Leadership Team recently collected items for, and donated over 120 confetti baskets with an estimated value of $3000, to Lone Star CASA, an organization which provides children in foster care with a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer to advocate for their best interests. Each […]

Bandidos Yanquis Pictures of Rockwall is selling t-shirts to benefit refugees from Ukraine

Bandidos Yanquis Pictures of Rockwall is selling t-shirts to benefit refugees from Ukraine

ROCKWALL, TX (March 8, 2022) “I need ammunition, not a ride.” President Zelenskyy of Ukraine won the hearts of many with a simple answer to the United States’ offer to evacuate him. The strength and resolve he and the Ukrainian citizens have shown has inspired those around the world. Bandidos Yanquis Pictures in Rockwall, TX […]

Rockwall is among several YMCA Metropolitan Dallas branch locations hosting holiday donation drives

Rockwall is among several YMCA Metropolitan Dallas branch locations hosting holiday donation drives

Angel trees and toy drives will take place at Y branches across the North Texas DALLAS, TX (Dec. 7, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will be hosting Angel Trees and toy drives throughout the holiday season to help North Texans in need have gifts for their families at Christmas. The YMCA is providing an […]

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