Events

Feed the Need at the State Fair!

We are just two weeks out from the return of the iconic State Fair of Texas! After turning into a drive-thru event last year, Big Tex will one again be welcoming guests to enjoy the games, rides and, of course, the food. For more than 30 years, the North Texas Food Bank and the State…

Support Hunger Action Month

This September, you can choose to make a difference for thousands of North Texans experiencing hunger.   Starting today, the North Texas Food Bank joins Feeding America food banks across the country to take part in the annual Hunger Action Month, an annual campaign dedicated to driving awareness and inspiring action to help end hunger in…

CANstruction Returns!

CANstruction, an annual design and build event of giant canned food structures – “cansculptures” – benefiting the North Texas Food Bank is back on display this year after going virtual during the pandemic in 2020. The annual competition brings together the design, engineering and construction industries to build sculptures that in past years have included…

Four Reasons to Support NTFB with DFW Restaurant Week

One of the most delicious times of the year is here! The 24th annual DFW Restaurant Week presented by Your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers officially kicks off today, and you will not want to miss this opportunity to celebrate the North Texas dining scene while giving back to the community.   Below are four reasons to…

Harvest Signature Event Returns with New Look

Edited 8/20/21: Please note that due to the rising cases of COVID-19 caused by the Delta variant and with the safety of our guests as our most important priority, Harvest has been postponed to early 2022. We hope you can join us then! This fall, the North Texas Food Bank is excited to welcome back…

17th Annual Taste of the Cowboys Welcomes Back In-Person Guests

Last spring, our annual Taste of the Cowboys signature event was turned into a virtual opportunity to thank the community for their outpouring of support at the onset of the pandemic. As the public has continued to demonstrate its commitment to hunger relief through its generous support, it seems only fitting that one year later,…

Black History Month Celebration Honors Community Leaders, Raises Funds & Foods

To mark the culmination of Black History Month while raising critical resources for hunger-relief after the recent devastating winter storms, POWERHANDZ and the Power to Give Foundation hosted a special volunteer day and donation drive on Saturday, Feb. 27 to benefit the North Texas Food Bank. The Stronger Together, Celebrating Black History and Uniting our…

Empty Bowls Event Recap

The North Texas Food Bank continues to innovate and reimagine its signature events in the time of COVID, prioritizing the safety and health of our supporters, while still providing a meaningful experience. On Feb. 25, The 22nd Annual Empty Bowls presented by Kroger transitioned from an indoor sampling of restaurants and live entertainment to a…

Brighten the Season at Candy Cane Lane

The day after Thanksgiving, my family made a goal to see as many Christmas lights as possible this holiday season. Every time we are in the car or just walking our dog in the evening, we are trying to be more intentional to take in the brightness that adorns our neighbors’ homes and the festive…

Re-Imagined “A Christmas Carol”, Same Chance to Give

The North Texas Food Bank is thankful for the many opportunities our community partners provide during the holidays for consumers to support hunger-relief while partaking in their holiday shopping or their favorite seasonal event. One of the most treasured events and NTFB partnerships is getting a new look this season to reflect the current times…