Giving back: See how locals are propping up essential workers in the DFW area

CV Local Juicery and DessertsRx stopped by Colleyville City Hall and the city's police and fire departments to deliver immune-boosting beverages and snacks. (Courtesy CV Local Juicery)
CV Local Juicery and DessertsRx stopped by Colleyville City Hall and the city's police and fire departments to deliver immune-boosting beverages and snacks. (Courtesy CV Local Juicery)

CV Local Juicery and DessertsRx stopped by Colleyville City Hall and the city's police and fire departments to deliver immune-boosting beverages and snacks. (Courtesy CV Local Juicery)

See how Dallas Fort Worth-area entities are helping essential workers as the coronavirus epidemic continues.

YMCA emergency child care becomes free to essential workers in Dallas area

YMCA’s Emergency Child Care Program will receive a $100,000 donation from Plano’s Chase Oaks Church.

This funding will allow for the program to be available at no cost to essential workers, according to an April 14 press release.

Frisco child care centers offering discounts, part-time plans for essential workers



Workers at businesses classified as essential by various government stay-at-home orders have a number of options for child care in Frisco.

Verona Villa in Frisco to award free wedding to a health care worker

A Frisco event venue is giving away a free wedding to a couple with a health care worker to honor those on the front lines of coronavirus.

Colleyville first responders receive donation from local businesses

Two local businesses have teamed up to help provide Colleyville first responders with immune-boosting products. On April 7 CV Local Juicery and DessertsRx delivered 400 snacks and beverages to Colleyville’s Police and Fire Departments and city employees free of charge.

Miranda Jaimes, Liesbeth Powers, Elizabeth Ucles and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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