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NTFB Prepares for Increased Demand with Expiration of Expanded Child Tax Credit

January marks the first month that Americans will not be receiving their expanded child tax credit check, leaving millions of families unable to meet basic nutritional needs. Beginning in July 2021, The American Rescue Plan increased the size of the child tax credit to either $3,000 or $3,600 per year, per child, and allowed eligible…

NTFB Partner Garden Spotlight: Our Saviour Community Garden

The North Texas Food Bank is fortunate to have a cohort of community gardens whose goal is to help feed our hungry neighbors with nutritious produce. NTFB’s Partner Garden program is currently made up of 12 community gardens in our 13-county service area who grow fresh produce to donate weekly to a Partner Agency. The…

NTFB is Here for Neighbors During Omicron Surge

The start of 2022 has been challenging for everyone as we battle yet another surge of COVID-19 cases with the Omicron variant. We know any disruptions to society, including missing work or school, can impact access to food and intensify the struggles of those already facing hunger. The North Texas Food Bank is here for…

Donor Spotlight Q&A: Rent-A-Center

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

NTFB Founders and Hunger Leaders Mark the Return of Harvest Event

This winter, the North Texas Food Bank is excited to welcome back one of its signature and beloved events, Harvest, after canceling last year’s fundraiser due to COVID-19. Harvest returns with a new format and experience, transitioning from a tasting event that was held at the Dallas Arboretum in 2019 to this year’s formal seated…

¡Bienvenido a 2022!

Happy New Year! I hope you and your loved ones had a wonderful holiday season and are heading into 2022 feeling rested and rejuvenated. The year 2022 is an especially significant one for the North Texas Food Bank, as it marks the 40th anniversary of NTFB providing access to nutritious food for our neighbors facing…

Vecino Spotlight: Conoce a Kiea

Holidays are about togetherness, and for Kiea, family is everything. She is grateful for the daily conversations she has with her family members who are located “from the tip of Washington State all the way down to the coast of Florida.” As Kiea says, these touchpoints with family help her get through the big and…

Cinco formas de apoyar el alivio del hambre en esta temporada navideña

Holiday wish lists often look different when you are facing hunger. Along with full stockings, we want our neighbors in need to have full pantries. And meals at the kitchen table. In North Texas, more than 800,000 people  – including 1 in 5 children – do not know where their next meal will come from.…

Cómo retribuir con Amazon Smile

Con la temporada navideña oficialmente sobre nosotros, las compras en línea seguramente serán un destino popular para comprar regalos para amigos y familiares. Si está utilizando Amazon para las compras navideñas, existe una forma sencilla de apoyar al North Texas Food Bank a través de sus compras que solo toma un par de minutos para configurar ...

Dando gracias: Partidarios de NTFB

¿Qué significa estar agradecido? La palabra gratitud se deriva de la palabra latina "gratia", que significa gracia, bondad o agradecimiento. Vivir tu vida con gratitud significa elegir concentrar tu tiempo y atención en lo que aprecias. Al reflexionar sobre el trabajo que hago en el Banco de Alimentos y lo que ...