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Reflections on Five Years as a Food Banker

This week I celebrated five years at the North Texas Food Bank. That’s 1,825 days of hunger fighting. Well, 1,826, as I think we had a leap year in there,…

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Standing United in 2023

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a restful and happy holiday season with friends and loved ones. When a new year begins, I always feel both reflective on the…

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Five Ways to Support Hunger Relief This Holiday Season

Everyone should be able to gather with loved ones and share a meal – especially during the holidays. But there are still nearly 700,000 people – including 1 in 5…

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Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

As we head into Thanksgiving week and our 40th anniversary celebration year begins to wind down, the North Texas Food Bank has so much to be thankful for. Most importantly,…

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Meeting the Need Amidst Increased Inflation

Rising inflation, supply chain issues and declining federal aid amidst heightened demand has created a “perfect storm” of events that is both ratcheting up the demand for food while also…

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Five Ways to Support Hunger Action Month

For many families, the daily choices around meals include deciding what to serve, who will cook, who will set the table and who will clean up. They are – in…

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The Power of Unity

In our last fiscal year ending June 30 (FY22), the North Texas Food Bank, like the greater world around us, chartered a path in a “new normal” as we emerged…

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A Day in the Life in NTFB’s Food Sourcing Department

Before the North Texas Food Bank can distribute food to our neighbors and our more than 400 partners across our 13-county service area, we must first source and secure the…

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How Are Current International Events Affecting North Texans?

Author Nadeem Aslam wrote, “Pull a thread here, and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine are two…

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Two Years

This month marks the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and the dual health and economic crises it created. In terms of the pandemic, the world looks very different today…

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