Community Food Bank
The summer is one of the worst times for needy families across the nation. But a North Texas group is making a huge difference, one meal at a time.
A North Texas program that feeds the poor is dealing with a crisis of their own. Fort Worth’s Community Food Bank feeds hundreds of families everyday. Thousands of pounds of food, meant to help those in need, are now at risk of spoiling.
Shirley and Larry Smiley are among the hundreds of people who picked up a turkey from the Community Food Bank in Fort Worth this week.
Monday morning hundreds of people lined up in East Fort Worth to receive a turkey for their Thanksgiving meal.
The mood is much lighter at Community Food Bank in Fort Worth this weekend.
Community Food Bank serves 1400 people a day, and is the only place that offers fresh produce and meat. But it’s facing a financial problem that could close it’s doors.
Volunteers at the Community Food Bank off Riverside in Fort Worth showed up to hand out turkeys Monday.
But they were greeted with a huge surprise.