U.S. Surgeon General urges blood donations during Coronavirus threat

U.S. Surgeon General urges blood donations during Coronavirus threat

  (ROCKWALL, TX – March 20, 2020) During the continuing COVID-19 threat, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams is asking for Americans to increase blood donations, in an effort to help those who need it. There is currently a shortage, and in the coming days and weeks, more may be needed. He stresses that additional precautions […]

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Donations needed for Emergency Food Boxes (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 14, 2020) With the extension of Rockwall ISD’s Spring Break and the closing of the contract kitchen where daily meals are prepared, Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County has had to suspend daily deliveries to its elderly and disabled homebound clients. Community […]

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

SouperBowl: Rockwall County 4-H collecting beef sticks to tackle hunger

The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club will continue to collect beef sticks until Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club is participating in the nationally recognized program “Souper Bowl of Caring” and collecting individually wrapped beef sticks. The youth decided to collect snacks such as Country Archer Beef Sticks because they are […]

Tyler’s Toyz: Local boy’s legacy lives on through donations of stuffed animals

Tyler’s Toyz: Local boy’s legacy lives on through donations of stuffed animals

(ROCKWALL/ROWLETT, TX – Nov. 25, 2019) Donations of new stuffed animals – in all colors, shapes and sizes – are needed to help reach a goal of 5,000 plush toys for delivery to young patients at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas – all in honor of a local boy named Tyler Ray Zapotocky, who died […]

Record-breaking 17 tons of donations ‘Pack the Pantry’ at Rockwall Helping Hands

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Nov. 14, 2019) A whopping 35,910 pounds of donated goods were collected for Rockwall Helping Hands during the Toyota of Rockwall I-30 Classic food drive challenge. Community members joined students and families from Rockwall and Rockwall-Heath high schools in dropping off a total of over 17 tons of donations at Toyota of Rockwall. The weigh-in […]

Rockwall County Helping Hands Making Your Donation Go Further

Rockwall County Helping Hands Making Your Donation Go Further

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 11, 2019) What if Rockwall County Helping Hands provided you a way to support their cause without a big one-time hit to your wallet? As you’ll see, when you support Rockwall County Helping Hands with a monthly or quarterly donation, you’re fighting poverty by putting: – food on the table of […]

In-Sync Exotics to host community garage sale at Wylie Walmart

Drop donations at Public Storage, 4028 N. Highway 78 in Wylie (WYLIE, TX – August 29, 2018) In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Education Center is seeking donations for a community garage sale set for Saturday, September 22 at the Wylie Walmart. Drop off times for the storage unit: Saturday, August 25 – 10am to 4pm […]

Donations made to Meals on Wheels through Nov. 1 will be doubled

Carl C. Anderson, Sr. and Marie Jo Anderson Charitable Foundation awards MOWSS a challenge grant of up to $30,000 (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Sept. 5, 2017) If you have an elderly neighbor, friend or family member, you can play a key role in making their lives easier by calling Meals on Wheels Senior Services of […]

Letter to the Editor from Head of Fulton School: Drop Hurricane Relief Donations Here

Letter to the Editor from Head of Fulton School: Drop Hurricane Relief Donations Here

(HEATH/ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 30, 2017) Our hearts are heavy for the victims that are dealing with Hurricane Harvey.  The more people that I speak with I realize just how many of us have family and friends that are living through this tragic event.  Many of you probably have loved ones that live in or […]

Rest Haven, Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host 2016 National Wreaths Across America event

Donations, volunteers needed (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 21, 2016) Rest Haven Memorial Park in Rockwall will again join with the Lakeshore Civil Air Patrol to host the annual Wreaths Across America Day at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Rest Haven.  Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization that works to continue and promote the […]

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