FirstBank & Trust provided 60 pe-filled bags for the homeless program. The bags include basic necessities and a gift card for a meal. The bank employees provided gifts and books for 12 mothers and 11 children between 5 months and 16 years old.
Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, is providing vital transportation this holiday season with its long-standing ‘Home Free’ program, helping runaway, homeless, and exploited youth between the ages of 12 and 21 reunite with their families (or legal guardians) through a free bus ticket home or to a stable and safe place.
This initiative teams up annually with the South Plains Food Bank to deliver Christmas boxes and up to three age-appropriate toys per child. The program raises approximately $10,000 annually and spends about the same to give back to the community.
Residents at Raider Ranch in Lubbock were looking for a pen pals last week because they love receiving mail, and the organizers at The Isle at Raider Ranch say they have been flooded with joy from the community and would like to thank everyone.
It’s a day one pet owner thought may never come. Three and a half years ago, Harli Phillips’ dog, Princess, went missing. Fast forward to July 2020, when she received a call from a stranger saying Princess had been found. Since December 2011, Phillips and Princess were an inseparable duo.
Officials with the United Supermarkets Arena postponed the JoJo Siwa concert in March 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. As of July 9, 2020, officials have announced a new date for the Nickelodeon star to return to Lubbock.
“It’s exciting to be the first resort to introduce the Margaritaville lifestyle to the Lone Star State, offering a quick, drivable escape from major cities like Houston, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio,” said Lisa Fasbender, General Manager of Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston.
The Cluff brothers in Ransom Canyon and the Breedlove siblings in Meadow were awarded free lawn mowers, leaf blowers and weed eaters on Saturday, after they donated their labor and mowed 50 yards for people in need in their community.
Effective June 12, 2020 restaurants may operate for dine-in service up to 75% of the total listed occupancy inside the restaurant. This applies only to restaurants that have less than 51% of their gross sales from alcoholic beverages. Restaurants may continue to provide to-go or delivery services.
Joyland Amusement Park opens at 10 a.m. today, Friday, June 12, 2020 at 10 a.m. This is the first day the amusement park will be open for the 2020 season. The park has been a Lubbock staple for 48 years.
Three year-old Emrie’s bike was stolen from their home, and later returned after it was broken. The family’s landlord recommended they call LPD. After speaking with the family, LPD Officer Jackson returned with a way to keep Emrie riding in style.
Frenship ISD and Aramark have announced they will continue to provide curbside meals at no cost to children in the community until further notice, after distributing more than 200,000 meals to kids since March 23.
Here in West Texas, local restaurants have donated 300 Box Combos to various hospitals across Abilene, Amarillo, Midland and Lubbock. For a brand known for giving back, Raising Cane’s creativity to support their communities during this pandemic shows no bounds.
The City of Lubbock and Lubbock Area United Way are partnering to sell Lubbock Strong t-shirts. The shirts both benefit the South Plains COVID-19 Response Fund and applaud the strength of the Lubbock community during this unprecedented time.
Sands CISD might have been at home, but the district was forced to graduate on the visitor’s side of its football field, due to TEA COVID-19 guidelines. That side of the field is in Martin County, while Dawson County makes up the other half.
A Littlefield high school student will be starting the new year in a new car. The car giveaway was part of an incentive to help boost attendance at the school. The high school principal teamed up with John Roley AutoCenter in Littlefield, and other community sponsors, to provide a 2019 Chevrolet s
The Texas Tech School of Music is asking all Lubbock residents to perform out loud or outside at 5:30 p.m. Thursday as a way to thank health care and essential workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Market Street is bringing some of your favorite restaurant meals to your neighborhood store in Lubbock. As part of an effort to serve local restaurants closed due to the COVID-19, Market Street is offering meals from Evie Mae’s Pit Barbeque and Las Brisas beginning Friday, April 24. All proceeds go
It was a mixture of boredom and creativity that led a Lubbock-area granddad to create a safari guide for his family to enjoy. It also gave them a reason to get out of the house while still social distancing.
Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers have donated $100,000 to area food banks Tuesday morning. That donation includes $20,000 donated to South Plains Food Bank in Lubbock. The South Plains Food Bank’s stated mission is “to alleviate hunger and give hope to the hungry.”
social distancing is causing many to think outside of the box when it comes to celebrations. Monday afternoon, the family of Homer Jones surprised him for his 97th birthday but had to do his party a little bit differently this year.
United Supermarkets and Market Street are celebrating a decade of giving to the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program with the delivery of 11,320 pounds of apples to the South Plains Food Bank on Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.