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Patrick Bilbow (L) and Brandon Potter (R) star in Dallas Theater Center’s A Christmas Carol; photo by Kim Leeson.

This holiday season, make plans to see the Dallas Theater Center’s annual production of A Christmas Carol, and help provide hope for hungry North Texas neighbors. The North Texas Food Bank is proud to once again partner with the Dallas Theater Center for the 12th annual collection drive in conjunction with this hit holiday performance. Throughout the production, starting Friday, November 22 through Sunday, December 29, DTC will collect canned goods in the theater’s lobby, and following each performance, cast members will also collect monetary donations.

While this initiative might seem like just a collection of unwanted pantry items or spare change – it could not be further from that. Since 2007, the Dallas Theater Center has donated more than $750,000 to the Food Bank, equivalent to 2.25 million meals, to help provide nutritious meals for North Texans in need. The combined monetary and canned food donations help the Food Bank meet the increased need for food assistance during the holidays when the demand often increases.

This year, thanks to a generous matching donation opportunity from Sammons Enterprises and the Beaumont Foundation of America, all gifts made now through December 31, will be doubled, up to $200,000. This means that every $1 donated will provide six meals to hungry neighbors across a diverse 13-county service area. Even a small contribution goes a long way.

To learn how you can help hungry neighbors in need this holiday season, and all throughout the year, visit

To purchase tickets to A Christmas Carol, playing at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, visit or call (214) 522-8499.