KRLD Difference Makers

KRLD Difference Makers

KRLD Difference Makers

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
KRLD’s Susy Solis is recognizing North Texans who make outstanding contributions in their community.
  1. September 16, 2022
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    North Texas artist uses murals to connect and inspire
    A North Texan is using art to connect his community and create change. He's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.Images: Juan Velasquez
  2. September 02, 2022
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    Oak Cliff non-profit uses sneakers to spur success
    An Oak Cliff non profit, helping high school students get new shoes and a new state of mind. They're this week's KRLD Difference Makers.Image: Alejandra Zendejas
  3. August 26, 2022
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    Caring Cops gift new shoes to grateful children
    Some Dallas Police officers are going beyond the call of duty to bring smiles - and shoes - to kids in the neighborhoods they patrol. They're this week''s KRLD Difference Makers.
  4. August 12, 2022
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    Difference Maker goes above and beyond to helps students, families get medical care
    A North Texas nurse is going above and beyond to make sure her students and their families stay safe and healthy.Veronica De La Torre was already super busy as a registered nurse at a local hospital, but a phon…
  5. August 05, 2022
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    Difference Maker finds calling in helping others
    A North Texas businessman found his calling in an unexpected way.  He's this week's KRLD DIfference Maker. It was a death in his family that prompted businessman Alfonso Montiel to make a big change.
  6. July 01, 2022
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    Foundation helps bilingual nurses realize their dreams
    Doris Martinez was just a kid when her family moved here from Puerto Rico.Her grandmother was diagnosed with cancer and there were hospice nurses going to their home to provide care but none of the nurses could…
  7. June 24, 2022
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    Off-duty firefighters save 4-year-old's life
    Two firefighters from two different departments happened to be in the right place, at the right time. They're this week's KRLD Difference Makers.
  8. June 10, 2022
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    Difference Maker helps kids explore passion for learning and technology
    He's helping kids explore their passion in technology. He's this week's KRLD Difference maker.
  9. May 27, 2022
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    FleetPride team up to build bikes for deserving kids
    They normally work on trucks - but this week a team of good samaritans is building bikes for a group of deserving kids. They're this week's KRLD Difference Makers.They keep some of the largest fleets of vehicle…
  10. May 20, 2022
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    North Texas Girl Scout making books cool again
    A North Texas Girl Scout is getting high school students interested in books again with her award-winning idea. She's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.
  11. May 06, 2022
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    Civic leader investing generations of teachers and students
    He's investing in education in the Dallas ISD - not just for his kids but for future generations. Here's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.
  12. May 02, 2022
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    Designer Helping Kids Discover Passion for the Arts
    A self taught designer is now helping the younger generation discover their passion. She's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.You might have seen Cat Dillon's work on some popular shows and movies.
  13. April 22, 2022
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    Former Dallas Cowboy Shares Love With Food
    A major donation making a big difference for hundreds of people. Here's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.
  14. April 08, 2022
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    Off-duty cop wins Carnegie Medal for heroism
    An off-duty cop answered the call of duty - saving a man's life after a terrifying crash. He's this week's KRLD Difference Maker. Image courtesy of the Grand Prairie Police Department
  15. April 01, 2022
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    Dallas educator gives students with disabilities a special camp experience
    This Dallas educator gives students with disabilities a chance to flourish and have fun during the summer. He's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.
  16. March 25, 2022
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    North Texas family provides support for organ donors
    One North Texas family is helping others through one of the most difficult decisions they'll ever have to make. They're this week's KRLD Difference Makers.
  17. February 25, 2022
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    North Texas STEM Teacher Honored by Smithsonian
    A North Texas Teacher is now part of an elite group of women changing the world through STEM. She's this week's KRLD Difference Maker.
  18. February 11, 2022
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    Former officer works to build bridge between police, communities they serve
    Former police officer Justin Delacruz came up with Patrol Stories, a nonprofit organization that educates students on the role of police in their community, 911 safety education, and motivational techniques to…
  19. January 28, 2022
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    Difference Maker gives at-risk students a 2nd chance
    We're proud to call Shawn Serfass and 2nd Chance Mentors this weeks KRLD Difference Makers.
  20. January 21, 2022
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    Junior Players gives students a pathway to change their lives through the arts
    It's an organization that gives students a pathway to change their lives through the arts - They're this week's KRLD Difference Makers.

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