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One = Three = Six!

by Linda Wear — July 11, 2013

Can you believe it? You can provide 6 people with a nutritious meal for just ONE DOLLAR! Between now and August 31, you can anyway. The David M. Crowley Foundation has issued a generous $100,000 matching challenge to friends of the North Texas Food Bank. On an average day the NTFB personnel can turn $1 into three nutritious meals for food insecure individuals who live in the 13-counties they serve—an amazing feat in itself. By donating as part of the matching challenge, you can turn those three meals into six! Let’s see…$5 means 30 meals; $10 means 60 meals; and so it goes. Who of you can resist an opportunity to feed…

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Simply Speaking—Simply Sharing

by Linda Wear — June 28, 2013

Are people in your community really all that hungry? Let’s find out. Go to this website provided by Feeding America. http://feedingamerica.org/hunger-in-america/hunger-studies/map-the-meal-gap.aspx

Click on your state and your county. Read the information found there. Think about it. Pray about it. Is your congregation doing something about it? Many of you are; but if not, please consider how you can become involved in the solution.

One way is to go to the Texas Food Bank Network website ( www.tfbn.org ), click on “Need Food?” and then “Find Your Food Bank.” Click on your county on the map to find the food bank for your area…

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Will your church be one of them?

by Linda Wear — June 17, 2013

It’s really getting close now! You don’t want to miss this. JULY 6-13 IS THE WEEK. Faith-based groups are beginning to reserve their times to volunteer. Will your church be one of them?

The once-a-year Full On Faith Week is time set aside by the North Texas Food Bank for faith-based groups to take over all their volunteer spots—and that is a lot of volunteers! The time slots on Saturdays fill up first. It’s even better if you have a group that can come on a weekday. Shifts are 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. If your church is in one of the counties served by NTFB, then this is your opportunity! Sign up now if your church is…

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