Thursday, July 19, 2012

Making a Difference with the North Texas Food Bank

If you are looking for an organztion to become apart of, The North Texas Food Bank may be exactly what you've been searching for!

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a nonprofit social benefit organization that distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of 300 Member Agencies and 1,000 feeding and education programs in 13 North Texas counties. NTFB supports the nutritional needs of children, families and seniors through research, education, advocacy and strategic partnerships. In FY 2011, NTFB provided access to nearly 33 million nutritious meals.

Did you know?
  • $1=3meals 
  • 94 cents of every donated dollar goes toward fulfilling NTFB’s mission; 6 cents goes toward administration and fundraising.
  • There is a need for nearly 300,000 nutritious meals a day to feed hungry people in North Texas, equal to three sold-out Cotton Bowls every day of the year.
  • NTFB provides access to nearly 90,000 nutritious meals a day, equal to a sold- out Cotton Bowl every day of the year.
  • NTFB has 300 Member Agencies.
  • NTFB provides access to meals at 1,000 feeding and education sites.
  • NTFB distributes up to 12,000 Food 4 Kids backpacks every week.
  • NTFB provides meals to 1,500 children every week at Kids Cafes.
  • NTFB provides meals to 38,000 senior households every month.
  • NTFB ranks in the top 10% of the nation's 205 Feeding America Food Banks based on local community impact.

North Texas Food Bank Food 4 Kids back pack

Past co-chairs, Elizabeth Showers, Kim Whitman and Katherine Reeves

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