Tarrant Area Food Bank


Tarrant Area Food Bank ‘Kick The Can’

This Friday kicks off the 33rd annual Tarrant Area Food Bank Holiday Food Drive with a rousing game of “Kick The Can” in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square.


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Tarrant Area Food Bank Breaks Ground On New Facility

Work is now underway to bring a new resource to the fight against hunger in North Texas.


Customers board a Fort Worth city bus. (credit: Fort Worth Transportation Authority)

Free Fort Worth Bus Rides For A Can Of Food

A North Texas transit authority will offer free bus rides for a day on some routes in exchange for a can or box of food meant to help the needy.


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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.



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.


A 2008 photo of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sitting in Wayne County, Michigan Circuit Court for sentencing. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Concerned About Parole Condition

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has expressed concern to Michigan prison officials about performing 16 hours of community service a month as a condition of his parole.


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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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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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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