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Copper Thieves Hit Plano Food Pantry

Copper thieves have struck a Plano nonprofit food pantry that helps feed some 147,000 people in Collin County. This is the third time that the food pantry has been hit.

02/07/2014

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Midlothian Senior Citizens Pantry Forced To Close

Senior Citizens Food Pantry has been forced to move due to non payment of rent at the Midlothian ISD facilities.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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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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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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Restaurant App Helping Feed Hungry In North Texas

The technology most North Texans can’t seem to put down is now helping feed those in need. The charitable giving is thanks to the Plano-created Tango Tab app.

CBSDFW.COM–10/04/2012

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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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Food Banks Worry About Possible SNAP Cuts

Fort Worth food pantries are concerned major budget cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, may increase their already difficult burden.

07/15/2012

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Web Coupon Redemptions Feeding Hungry North Texans

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one in six Americans will go to bed hungry tonight. Now a Plano-based company is working to change that and claims to have the solution to fighting hunger in America.

06/11/2012

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Fink Raises Funds For Dallas Food Pantry

CBS 11’s Jack Fink sat proudly in attendance as his daughter was honored for her fund-raising efforts for a local food pantry.

02/20/2012

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More N. Texans Going Hungry As Poverty Numbers Increase

According to new census numbers, 49 million Americans are now at the poverty level and tens of thousands of them live in North Texas.

11/08/2011

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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.

08/17/2011

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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.

08/03/2011

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