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Volunteer Profile: Texas Rangers & Amazon

Thanks to both the Texas Rangers and our regular team from Amazon for serving our clients on both of the food lines we had running today at the Community Food Bank. In addition to our regular food pantry line, we also had a line of USDA food products delivered by the Tarrant Area Food Bank, which happens on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Bethany Holuv, the Assistant for the…

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Volunteer Profile: All Saints’ Episcopal School

Thank you to the faculty and staff of the All Saints' Episcopal School for spending a hot afternoon sorting through school supplies at the Community Food Bank. James Venhaus, chairman of the Fine Arts Department, shared about the school's day of service: "We came up with the idea a few years ago that in addition to school in-service we should do out-service and get out into the community and do…

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Volunteer Profile: Pacific Dental Services

Thank you to Pacific Dental Services (PDS) for bringing 15 volunteers to the Community Food Bank on Saturday, August 17.  Their service was part of the company's Smile Generation Service Day. Tammy Spicer is the Cash & Treasury Manager for PDS, where she has been employed for 13 years. She shared, "We have a serve day every year in which dental offices give back and do pro bono dentistry work.…

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School Supply Giveaway

The Community Food Bank hosted its annual School Supplies Giveaway on Saturday, August 10. Rev. Karen Harris, the Community Food Bank's Executive Coordinator shared the following about the event: "Today, the Community Food Bank is passing out school supplies to parents who preregistered prior to today. We are glad to say that this year we are using supplies from the Fort Worth ISD list of school supplies and are able to…

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Volunteer Profile: Amazon (July 31)

Thank you to Amazon for once again serving at the Community Food Bank during one of our busiest days when we have two food lines available to the public. One of the volunteers today was Stacy Johnson, who has served at the Community Food Bank with Amazon at least once a month throughout 2019. She is an FC Associate 1 with Amazon, which she describes this way: "If you order something,…

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Volunteer Profile: Chase Bank

For the first time in our history, our clients were served by three banks on a single day: The Community Food Bank, The Tarrant Area Food Bank, and Chase Bank! Thank you to the 17 managers of local Chase banks for serving on both our regular food pantry line and on the TAFB's mobile pantry line. Reggie Rush, an Executive Director with Chase in Fort Worth, shared that many of…

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Summer Reading Program

The Community Food Bank's 2019 Summer Reading Program launched today with a special book reading by local children's author, Dr. Lynda Mubarak. Dr. Mubarak is a seasoned former educator who continues to share her love of teaching with children through her Stations for Kids book series (see Amazon for more). Today's session featured the reading of Maxine Listens. Dr. Mubarak shared the following about today's event: "I enjoyed the first…

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Volunteer Profile: United City Church

Thank you to volunteers from United City Church for serving at the Community Food Bank on Saturday! According to their Facebook page, "We are a brand new, life-giving church in Fort Worth that exists to unite people far from God and bring them close to him." Jessi Williams, a member of the church, shared the following about the church: "We are a church plant, and we have been in the…

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Volunteer Profile: Grace Presbyterian Church

Thank you to the youth and sponsors of Grace Presbyterian Church from Round Rock, Texas, for volunteering today at the Community Food Bank. Eight teenagers and 3 adult sponsors spent the morning filling and delivering boxes on our food pantry line. Brad Chapin, one of the adult sponsors, shared about his church's program: "We are trying to get outside of our community and expose them to needs. Every year, we…

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Volunteer Profile: Texas Wesleyan University’s Upward Bound

Thirty students from the Upward Bound program at Texas Wesleyan University volunteered at the Community Food Bank on Monday, July 8. Natalie Thomas, who has served at TWU for 6 years after graduating from there in 2004, is the coordinator of the program. She describes the program as helping first-generation, low-income students prepare for and eventually enroll in college. Students in the program come from the following 4 FWISD high schools:…

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