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January Newsletter

Did you know that the Community Food Bank publishes a monthly newsletter? It's true! Just click on the left button below to check out the January newsletter. (If you don't see that button, then click "read more.") This expanded version covers the events of the past three months with special coverage of our community's generosity during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. You can also subscribe to the newsletter via…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thank you to our community volunteers who came out to serve yesterday on the 32nd observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Our TCU volunteers included the Beta Mu Omega Chapter of AKA (sorority) and the Alpha Phi Omega chapter (fraternity). We also had 50 workers from the Tarrant Churches Together who helped as part of their MLK Day of Service. As Dr. King stated, “Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't…

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Nutritious Snack Paradise Boxes

We are so thankful for our donors for providing 25,000 of these Nutritious Snack Paradise food boxes to local children during this holiday break! While the break is welcome, it also means that thousands of kids will go without the food they would normally get at school. Thankfully, many students in the Fort Worth, White Settlement, and Everman districts can pick up these boxes at their schools during the break.

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Christmas Toy Day

Christmas Toy Day

This Christmas morning was a special one for 430 boys and girls in Fort Worth! The Community Food Bank was able to provide local families with over 1,000 toys--including 155 bicycles! Thank you to our major sponsors for this year's Christmas Toy Box giveaway: Toys for Tots, World Vision USA, Children's Hunger Fund, and advisory board member, Patricia Fannin.

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Christmas Food Boxes

Thank you Fort Worth for your support that makes wonderful days like this possible! Yesterday, we served Christmas Food Boxes to 800 families, which means we served over 2,000 families this week. While we are catching our breath, we are also looking forward to a strong 2018. Would you please help us prepare to serve our community for the new year? Please donate today at https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/communityfoodbankFW…. Blessings to each of you…

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Carver Park

Dr. Lynda Jones Mubarak’s “Carver Park”

Thank you to Dr. Lynda Jones Mubarak, author of "Carver Park," for donating a percentage of her book sales to the Community Food Bank. Her book tells the story of a girl who learned to survive in her community with the help of the people in her life. Dr. Mubarak is a retired teacher who continues to dedicate her life to educating kids. She understands that proper nutrition make a…

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2017 Big Band Concert

Big Band Christmas Party

Please join us at the Austin Event Center on Dec. 15 at 6:00 PM for A Big Band Christmas Party - Maxwell Hall Jazz Ensemble. Your $25 ticket will benefit the Community Food Bank, so please order your tickets today atwww.jimaustinonline.com or call (817) 923-9305.

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Volunteer Profile: Andrew Wildish

Junior Accounting Major, Texas Christian University Andrew Wildish is an aspiring accountant at Texas Christian University. He has gained acceptance into the PPA Associate program, and is on track to complete his Masters of Accounting and CPA. This summer Andrew has been working with Hung Bui to help complete the Food Bank’s 2013 financial statements. The food bank has been severely behind on reporting its transactions, and has been running a…

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Carol Brown and the Como Community Center

Every Thursday afternoon at the Como Community Center, 100 students receive healthy snacks consisting of nutrition bars, diced fruits, and juice donated by your Community Food Bank. In just one month, the program has made significant impact on the community. Here is what the Director of Como Community Center, Carol Brown, had to say about her partnership with the Community Food Bank! “The Community Food Bank provided the food and resources necessary…

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Volunteer Profile: Ms. Tola Martinez

Recalling her past years when there was no community service in Texas, Tola Marinez has kept a self-promise to seek more and more ways to ease others’ living burdens. With that passion in her heart, she has been volunteering with nonprofits for 24 years and has recently been spending most of her time at the Community Food Bank, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day. Her daily job is…

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