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Giving Thanks: NTFB Supporters

What does it mean to be grateful? The word gratitude is derived from the Latin word “gratia,” which means grace, graciousness, or gratefulness. Living your life with gratitude means choosing to focus your time and attention on what you appreciate. As I reflect on the work that I do at the Food Bank and what I…

Giving Thanks: Volunteers

We often say that volunteers are the “help behind the hope” of the North Texas Food Bank, and I have the pleasure of witnessing this with every volunteer shift. It has been wonderful to welcome external volunteers back to NTFB’s Perot Family Campus over the last year after halting our traditional volunteer operations at the…

Capacity Building Grants Help Partners Expand Impact

In 2015, as part of NTFB’s 10-year strategic plan to close the meal gap in North Texas, NTFB raised funding to invest in expansion for our 200+ Partner Agencies. Since that time, we have been able to assist agencies within our Feeding Network to build out large scale pantries and purchase capital assets in order…

Giving Thanks: Partner Gardens

The North Texas Food Bank is known as a hunger-fighter in Dallas and across our country, as images of lines of cars to receive food boxes in North Texas were shown on national news broadcasts at the onset of the pandemic. An image that wasn’t shown is of a garden, 13 gardens to be exact,…

Face of Hunger Holiday Campaign Returns

Signs of the upcoming holiday season are already starting to appear – displays in stores, lights on homes and events on calendars. While it is encouraging to see some “return to normal” leading up to the holidays after many traditions were put on pause last year due to the pandemic, the North Texas Food Bank…

Give Hope Through Holiday Campaigns and Promotions

We are grateful for the many community partners who give to the North Texas Food Bank throughout the year. And the holiday season always brings a variety of opportunities for the public to enjoy some of their favorite products, retail establishments, restaurants and more while supporting hunger relief in North Texas. As our neighbors continue…

14th Annual Golden Fork Awards

The North Texas Food Bank could not carry out its mission of bridging the hunger gap in our region without the partners and relationships we have in the community. While we feel this gratitude every single day, we like to pause each year to recognize our most passionate supporters through the Golden Fork Awards. For…

Helping NTFB and Collin County Meet the Need

From the COVID-19 pandemic to the winter storm power outages, the North Texas Food Bank and their many dedicated volunteers continuously demonstrate the strength of our community by coming together to help our neighbors in times of need. Their hard work remains crucial during this time as more and more people across our state are…

Donor Spotlight Q&A: NTT DATA

The North Texas Food Bank is incredibly grateful for the generous individuals, organizations and corporations who have allowed us to meet the elevated need of the North Texas community during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these donors have supported hunger relief since before the pandemic and remain vital partners of NTFB as…

Fall Recipe: All About the Sides!

There is something special about the fall season – the leaves changing colors, the temperatures dropping and the anticipation for the holidays (and football season!) that starts to take shape. As you settle into the fall, the Nutrition Services team at the North Texas Food Bank has some great recipes that elevate the season’s flavors…