TOYS FOR TOTS is a US Marine Corps project which News 10 has been actively involved with since 1991. KWTX Meteorologist, Rusty Garrett, has served as Chairman of the annual drive from the beginning and passionately strives to encourage donations each Christmas season.
Food For Families is an annual project for the Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America, H.E.B. Grocery Company, and KWTX News 10. Together with food pantries all across Central Texas, this one-day food drive collects non-perishable food and stocks the shelves of area food banks and pantries beyond the holiday season.
One of the area residents who joined the effort to find a missing toddler who was later found dead in a dumpster discovered a painted rock during the search she later learned was decorated to honor a Central Texas girl who died of cancer.
A 2-year-old Central Texas boy pulled unresponsive from his backyard swimming pool is alive today thanks to his 17-year-old brother, who administered CPR just days after completing a CPR course required for high school graduation.