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TangoTab and over 1,000 volunteers attempt to break a Guinness World Record (credit: CBS 11 News)

Thousands Attempt To Break Sandwich-Making Record In Dallas

Two birds, one stone. Nearly 1,900 volunteers partnered with a Dallas-based company Saturday morning to both break a Guinness World Record and feed the homeless.

02/22/2014

Turkeys donated for the 10th Annual Coppell Independent School District Kid For Turkey Food Drive. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Thousands Show Up For Thanksgiving Assistance In Fort Worth

Food banks have seen a surge in demand recently since there were recent cuts in food stamp programs, but nothing like the 2200 or more people who showed up on Monday and Tuesday.

11/26/2013

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Government Shutdown Hurting Local Food Pantries

Those who depend on the North Texas Food Bank to feed their families are being hurt by the partial federal government shutdown.

CBS 11–10/07/2013

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North Texas Food Bank In Need Of Donations, Volunteers

The North Texas Food Bank needs donations, volunteers and money to keep up with the demand of hungry children, senior citizens and families in our area.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Donation Drive For North Texas Pet Food Pantry

Often it isn’t just schoolchildren who may have a harder time getting balanced meals during the summer months. Representatives with the Don’t Forget To Feed Me Pet Food Pantry (DF2FM) say animals are often also in dire straits.

CBSDFW.COM–07/05/2013

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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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North Texas Congressman Takes Challenge Of Eating On $4.50 A Day

A North Texas Congressman has been going hungry in Washington, D.C. Marc Veasey, who represents parts of Dallas and Tarrant Counties, has only been eating on the amount of money allowed through the SNAP food assistance program.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

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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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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

An elderly woman eats a free meal. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

More Older Texans Seek Food Stamp Help

More older Texans apparently struggling to make ends meet have been turning to food stamps. According to reports published Monday, the state’s fastest-growing group receiving food stamps is those ages 60 to 64.

07/16/2012

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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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Hunger In Texas The Topic For State Lawmakers

Researchers and lawmakers refer to it as Food Insecurity or availability of food in areas and one’s access to it. In Austin today lawmakers are trying to break down why there are food shortages across the state and find ways to solve the problem.

05/22/2012

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