People Doing Good

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Paper Pushers

Katherine and Isabelle Adams are two Dallas sisters with heart. Upon discovering six years ago that millions of people around the world do not have access to clean drinking water, they created Paper For Water, selling their gorgeous, one-of-a-kind origami pieces and using the proceeds to install clean water systems both here in the U.S. and abroad. We sat down with Katherine, 11, and Isabelle, 14, to learn more about Paper For Water and what’s next for the nonprofit in 2018.

The Invisible Ones

Despite a thriving local economy, the number of homeless families and children in North Texas continues to rise. And they’re not all panhandling—they’re at work, at school and on the playground, going unnoticed and, sometimes, unhelped.

Helping Houston

A frequently updated list of ways you can give your time, money and goods to help Hurricane Harvey victims and evacuees.

Project Linus

Handmade fleece blankets for children through Project Linus literally wrap comfort around a child who is sick or has recently lost a parent.

Lamb Chop 2.0

Lamb Chop the beloved puppet has returned to perform in Dallas this month as part of the Parkinson Voice Project. We sat down with her partner Mallory Lewis, daughter of puppeteer Shari Lewis, to learn more.

10 Minutes with Jeff Corwin

We talk to conservation and wildlife expert Jeff Corwin about getting involved in conservation efforts, how being a dad has affected his career and why caterpillars are fuzzy.

Pop Rocks

We asked three local musician dads how being a rock star at home relates to, well, being an actual rock star.