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North Texas Food Bank $1 Million Short Of Fundraising Goal

The fiscal year for the North Texas Food Bank is near and the organization says while there’s plenty to celebrate they are still $1,000,000 short of their fundraising goal.


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The Journey: From Food Bank To Grateful Tables

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.


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Donations Come At Crucial Time For Local Food Banks

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.


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Customers Line Wall Of North Texas Diner With Happy Thoughts

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.


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Demand At Community Food Bank Much Greater Than Previous Years

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.


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County Workers Make $23,000 Food Bank Donation

The Tarrant Area Food Bank got a big boost on Friday. One donation consisted of an entire 18-wheeler of food.


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‘Freak Accident’ Injures Woman At Local Food Pantry

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.



Giving Is Up, But Need Still Growing For Food Pantries

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.


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Heat Wave Devastating Local Food Pantries

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.


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A Harvest Of Needs For One Food Pantry

A North Texas food pantry and ministry that has been around for more than a decade may soon be forced to close.


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Food Banks Seeing Empty Shelves As Holidays Hit

As Thanksgiving Eve approached, not only grocery stores saw items flying off the shelves, food pantries across North Texas did too.


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Food Bank Cooking Classes Promote Healthier Living

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.

CBS 11–11/23/2010