After much thoughtful consideration, with support from the City of Tyler and approval by The Junior League of Tyler Board of Directors, JLT has decided to move forward with a Mistletoe at Home fundraiser, inviting the community to support local nonprofits, endorsed by the Junior League of Tyler, whi
Health concerns and Covid-19 drove one East Texas woman to seek help for her father, and make an unusual move of putting him into a rescue mission. The story comes out of Longview where a couple decided a safe place for the family member would be the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission.
For the past 20 years, People Attempting To Help In Tyler has held their annual coats for kids drive for families in need. This week, registered families and children arrived to pick up their coat for the season.
HIWAY 80 Rescue Mission is a non-profit organization that provides services to the less fortunate in Longview and in Tyler. With the holiday season upcoming, the pandemic has caused them to shift their annual plans.
Construction work began on Smith County Habitat for Humanity’s 112th home in partner with First Presbyterian Church and University of Texas at Tyler Capstone Construction Management class for a qualified family.
For the past two years on the second Tuesday in October, Altra Federal Credit Union employees have spent their day volunteering at organizations in the communities they serve. Due to COVID-19, Altra Gives Back Day 2020 will take a different form.
The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department and Keep Tyler Beautiful are sponsoring a FREE bulky item collection for City of Tyler residential customers (excluding multi-family home communities and businesses).
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, you could find Janet Taylor, found of the BECOME Community, standing in front of a nearly empty booth spreading an important message about the foster care crisis in Texas.
Veterans in attendance will include Medal of Honor recipients, veterans who fought at Okinawa, and Desmond Doss, Jr., whose father, World War II Combat Medic Pfc. Desmond Doss, was the subject of the 2016 movie “Hacksaw Ridge”.