Charity

‘Thoughts and Prayers’ are better with action
In the wake of any tragic event, it seems pretty instinctive for people to say they're sending "thoughts and prayers" to victims. But as some of the survivors of the recent Florida school shooting eluded to, that's not cuttin' it anymore. It's time to do more.
Make Good Use of Those Amazon Boxes
We did more online shopping than ever before in December, and that might mean stacks and stacks of cardboard boxes taking up space in the garage now.

Get rid of the boxes and help some folks with this win-win idea. Just fill them up with things you were going to donate to charity anyway, and the …
If You See a Scarf on a Tree, Here’s What it Means
If you see a scarf hanging on a tree outside around Lufkin, or even inside the mall on one of those Christmas trees, it's no accident.

There's meaning behind the scarves left lying around town, and those who find them "fitting" can keep them.
One Restaurant Chain Chips in Big for Food Banks
With the huge hurricane Harvey relief effort getting the focus now, don't ya kinda wonder if other every day charities will feel forgotten and suffer with a lack of donations? One Texas restaurant chain is doing its best to make sure that doesn't happen, and just made huge donations to ar…
Today is the Best Day to Adopt a Lufkin Shelter Pet
There are hundreds of pets in shelters across East Texas right now, waiting for an awesome home like yours.  And it's National Pets Day, so today is the perfect day to go get one, like our super cuddly and slightly spazzy Libby.  Have you browsed through these Lufkin shelters?
Your Tax Refund Will Come in 21 Days or Less
Despite stories about delays with refunds this year, most of the experts seem to think you'll get your tax refund within 21 days of the time you file.  And if taxes stress you out, you may be able to get some free help in Lufkin.

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