Jackie Eaton and Allison Anderson sit down to a spaghetti lunch in their Cedar Hill home. As the couple wait for their daughters to join them at the table, they say a grateful prayer for the food.
This past holiday season the North Texas Food Bank met their goals, but they’re now headed into the slowest season for donations. But the food bank received good news just as they prepared for leaner times.
Hanging in the entryway of the Cowtown Diner are messages from customers who took the time to write down what makes them happy and thankful. While the uplifting wall is a great a reminder of the spirit of the season it also benefits the Tarrant Area Food Bank.
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.
The Tarrant Area Food Bank got a big boost on Friday. One donation consisted of an entire 18-wheeler of food.
A North Texas couple trying to get food for their family was involved in a freak accident that sent a woman to the hospital. Ironically, police say her husband was responsible.
A West Plano food pantry is re-stocking the shelves after the community rallied to help meet a huge increase in demand brought on by the heatwave.
The North Texas heat wave is devastating local food pantries and food banks. Soaring temperatures have increased electricity costs for businesses and residents, resulting in fewer donations for charities.
A North Texas food pantry and ministry that has been around for more than a decade may soon be forced to close.
As Thanksgiving Eve approached, not only grocery stores saw items flying off the shelves, food pantries across North Texas did too.
Area food banks feeding low-income families on Thanksgiving has become as much an annual tradition as a roasted turkey. But the Tarrant Area Food Bank is cooking up more than just meals for families; it’s part of a national program offering residents cooking classes.
A North Texas woman, who has a passion for collecting coupons, is letting others benefit from the fruits of her labor.