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Food Bank Emergency After Freezer Breaks Down

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.

CBSDFW.COM–03/12/2014

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Community Joins Forces For Big Food Pantry Donation

The Frisco Family Services Food Pantry fell on hard times during the federal government shutdown. But a resident reached out to family, friends, neighbors, and local businesses to put together a “little” food drive that soon exceeded expectations.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2013

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Shelves At Frisco Food Pantry Nearly Empty

Frisco Family Services Food Pantry’s are looking to collect 60,000 pounds of food in October to accommodate a 20 percent increase in demand.

10/14/2013

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State Agriculture Program Has Texans Feeding Texans

One focus of the Texas Department of Agriculture is feeding the hungry. The department’s Texans Feeding Texans program awards grants to organizations to help offset the cost of getting surplus food products to Texas food banks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/28/2013

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Frisco Non-Profit Fights Hunger, Homelessness In Collin County

Collin County has seen some of the most spectacular economic growth in North Texas, but the affluence in Frisco is not universal as many believe.

KRLD–06/10/2013

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One-Third Of Texans Eligible For Food Stamps Not Getting Help

An advocacy group says only two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for food stamp assistance received the benefits in 2011.

05/15/2013

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Tarrant Area Food Bank Receive Special Gift For Holidays

The countdown to Christmas is a time for giving. For local food banks, those gifts help feed the hungry over the holiday.

11/28/2012

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Car Dealership Steps Up To Pay Fort Worth Food Bank’s Bill

The mood is much lighter at Community Food Bank in Fort Worth this weekend.

10/12/2012

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Food Bank Struggling To Pay $10K Electricity Bill

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.

CBS 11–10/11/2012

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Think Orange To Fight Hunger

The North Texas Food Bank rolls out a new campaign and hosts a sorting party to celebrate 30 years of service.

CBS 11–09/06/2012

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Two North Texas Companies Pitch In To Help Feed The Hungry

Texas Motor Speedway and Dean Foods encouraged their employees to serve the community Wednesday at two area food banks and the ripple effect will feed the hungry for months to come.

08/22/2012

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Food Bank Execs Want To Feed More Children

While the North Texas Food Bank’s Summer Food Service Program feeds about 2,000 children breakfast or lunch every weekday, executives say there are still thousands who aren’t in the program but qualify for the free meals.

06/20/2012

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