Monday, March 14, 2011

Mayoral Candidate Forum at NTFB


What:
Mayor Candidate Forum Hosted by the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) Nonprofit representatives, NTFB Member Agency clients and community advocates like you will be able ask questions and listen to candidates' prepared remarks about hunger, poverty, nutrition, education and other related issues. Forum participants include all currently declared candidates David Kunkle, Ron Natinsky, and Mike Rawlings. An invitation to participate has been extended to recently declared candidate Edward Okpa, as well.

When:
Wednesday, March 16
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:
The North Texas Food Bank - Map here

Who:
Candidates David Kunkle, Ron Natinksy, and Mike Rawlings
NTFB President and CEO, Jan Pruitt
NTFB Member Agencies in the City of Dallas and their clients
Other key nonprofits, city stakeholders, and NTFB volunteers and advocates
Moderator Janet Clarkson of ClarksonDavis
and You!

Why:
Because 1 in 3 children in the City of Dallas live in poverty; 40% of NTFB Member Agency clients must choose between paying for food or paying for medicine or medical care; 57% of NTFB Agency clients must choose between paying for food or paying for utilities; and the number of people served by the NTFB Agency pantries each month, on average, would fill the Dallas Cowboys Stadium 2 1/2 times.

RSVP:
Paige Phelps
Senior Manager, Communications & Public Affairs
paigep@ntfb.org or 214-269-8975
*As a 501(c)3, NTFB does not endorse any political parties or candidate.

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