Tarrant Area Food Bank
Work is now underway to bring a new resource to the fight against hunger in North Texas.
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.
The countdown to Christmas is a time for giving. For local food banks, those gifts help feed the hungry over the holiday.
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.
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.
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.
The Tarrant Area Food Bank got a big boost on Friday. One donation consisted of an entire 18-wheeler of food.
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.