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…
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…
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…