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Friendship House serves community members in need

One of Garland’s longest-lasting charities is Friendship House, part of First Baptist Church of Garland, which has been helping impoverished citizens get on their feet for 37 years. The passion and single-minded focus of its workers is what has kept the organization going for so long as well as what makes this ministry unique. The organization was founded in ...Full Article

April: Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a great time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities to prevent child abuse and neglect. This is also a time ...Full Article

Garland’s original power plant is significant part of city’s history

Currently in need of extensive repairs, the power plant building at 525 West Avenue A has played a significant part in Garland’s history. Built in 1923, it was the ...Full Article

Attendees asked to bring Pace House photos to historic homes tour

Anyone who was married in Garland’s Historic Pace House or who was honored at any event during the time the Pace House was an event center for the city ...Full Article

Hope Clinic moves into new facility, receives national recognition

Hope Clinic in Garland has a lot to celebrate these days. The 501(c)3 nonprofit, faith-based community clinic has been providing medical care and resources for Garland’s medically indigent since ...Full Article

Save money on summer cooling bills

The energy to operate heating/cooling systems is necessary but expensive. Because the hot Texas summer is fast approaching and approximately half of the energy used in homes goes toward ...Full Article

First Choice ER teams up with Operation Gratitude

First Choice Emergency Room, an Adeptus Health company, is partnering with Operation Gratitude and will be hosting a spring collection drive from March 20-April 4 to support active duty ...Full Article

Hearts & Hands Food Pantry helps families in need

The Hearts & Hands Food Pantry started as a small group of members of Axe United Methodist Church that collected food for people in need. The food was bagged ...Full Article

Shop, dine, do business in downtown Garland

The downtown Garland area, along with most other downtowns, serves numerous purposes and means a variety of things to Garland residents. To many, the downtown area is a source ...Full Article

Habitat helps low-income families become homeowners

The spirit of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland is in its title: It strives to provide a humane standard of living for low-income families in the Garland area. ...Full Article
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