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Tarrant Area Food Bank

Feeding North Texans in Need:  Hunger is Here. You Can Help.

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Organizations, groups and individuals are invited to donate their talent, time and skills to help Tarrant Area Food Bank end hunger in local communities. Volunteers are the heart and soul of the food bank. Each year, more than 7,000 volunteers give more than 70,000 hours of service, thereby empowering the Food Bank and its network of partner charities to provide approximately 25 million meals to North Texans each year.

 

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Featured Opportunities

  • Share your talent in the kitchen and passion for healthy food by volunteering as a culinary instructor, nutrition instructor, course assistant, course manager or photographer for Cooking Matters®, a program of Share Our Strength. Attend an upcoming Cooking Matters® Orientation for Volunteers to learn more.
  • Ensure children have full tummies this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). One in four children in Tarrant County live in a food insecure household.  This feeding program helps bridge the gap during the summer months for those children who rely on school meals. Volunteers as young as 8 years old are needed for assisting in meal distribution and to lead enrichment activities for child participants. Training and background check required. Contact Robyn to learn more.
  • Help families receive local farm-fresh food. By partnering with WIC (Women, Infants and Children) clinics in Tarrant County, Tarrant Area Food Bank is connecting local farmers and WIC clients.  From June through September, WIC clients will be able to receive vouchers for fresh produce which they may immediately redeem with farmers set up at the clinic locations.  Adult volunteers are needed weekday mornings. Bilingual/Spanish-speaking is a plus. Training required. Contact Robyn to learn more.

 

Scheduling

Groups and individuals must schedule their volunteer time in advance. This includes Partner Agency volunteer groups wanting to schedule time in Quality Control.  Contact us to schedule your volunteer time with our programs.

 

Contact Us

For information on volunteer work in:   For information on volunteer work in:
  • Quality Control—sort, inspect and box food for families
  • BackPacks/SummerPacks for Kids
  • Volunteer projects for Youth groups, including Birthday in a Bag
  • Administrative tasks, including data entry
  • Special Events
  • Warehouse—help our partner charities load food into their vehicles
 
  • Cooking Matters® nutrition education
  • School pantry program
  • Farmers Market Nutrition Program
  • Summer Food Service Program for children
  • Service Learning Projects for college students
  • Community Kitchen—package meals for our partner charities to provide to families
  • Community Gardens
 

Please contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
Becky Gruhl
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Please contact:

Volunteer Coordinator

Robyn Morgan

Email