A calling to serve

The North Texas Food Bank’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has enabled my husband and I the opportunity to increase our volunteer efforts to battle the critical food shortages resulting from the economic hardship the virus as created.  Prior to COVID-19, we were volunteering two days a week for the last two years at the…

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Hitting the road for NTFB

With so many people out of work due to COVID-19, I count myself very lucky to be able to work at a place whose mission is to bring food to the table for hungry people. Watch the news and you will see how this number will continue to grow over the next few days, weeks…

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The Community is here for NTFB

Today, the team at the North Texas Food Bank is taking a well-deserved break to rest and recharge with their families. I am grateful to each of them for their tireless dedication thanks to their efforts we have been able to distribute thousands of pounds of food each day to our community. I wanted to…

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Food Banker Tests Positive COVID-19

As a leader during times of crisis, there are always moments that are trying and difficult. For the team at the North Texas Food Bank, learning that one of our NTFB family members tested positive for COVID-19 was one such moment. Our hearts are with this employee, a member of the NTFB family, and we…

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Calling in Reinforcements

We are thankful to have the support of the Texas National Guard, who were offically “boots on the ground” at NTFB yesterday. This humanitarian mission is critical in providing a helping hand to our team, as we work to 1) increase our food distribution capacity to meet the growing need and 2) ensure that food bank operations can be sustained, even if/when food bankers get sick.

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Providing Food During a Pandemic

For 17 years, it has been my privilege to lead the team at Crossroads Community Services. We are a proud member of the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) feeding network. We pioneered a Hub and Spoke model of food distribution beginning in 2006, and we were thrilled when the Food Bank gave us their blessing…

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Feeding your family helps feed mine

As a member of the service industry, the COVID-19 pandemic hit this group like a ton of bricks. Closures began a few weeks ago, and it seemed like overnight hundreds of waiters, bartenders and other staff were losing hours- some getting laid off until this crisis is over.. When word came down that my restaurant…

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Ramping up production at the NTFB

The Food Bank team has been working tirelessly to meet the need for food assistance during this COVID-19 crisis. This unprecedented event has had devastating effects worldwide impacting businesses at a national, state and local level. We know the need for help will only grow in the coming days and weeks. Even after businesses begin…

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