September 1 - 30
Hunger Action Month
HUNGER ACTION EVENTS
Events are at Tarrant Area Food Bank, 2600 Cullen St., Fort Worth 76107, unless otherwise noted.
Sept 1 (Wednesday), 10 am – 2 pm
BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR: Open House for the Public
The public is invited, free of charge, to peek behind the scenes at Tarrant Area Food Bank and learn about the Food Bank’s hunger-relief programs, including Community Kitchen, Kids Cafes, BackPacks for Kids, Operation Frontline, and Food Distribution to charities in 13 counties. The public is asked to make reservations by calling 817-332-9177, ext 110.
Sept 22 (Wednesday), 11:45 am – 1 pm
At a lunch in the Tarrant Area Food Bank warehouse, the mayors of Tarrant County cities will be thanked for their efforts to fight hunger, be taken on a tour of the warehouse and be provided with the Food Bank’s latest information on local hunger.
Sept 23 (Thursday), 11:30 am – 1 pm
LET'S GET TOGETHER TO END HUNGER luncheon honoring Food Drive Champions
Corporate, governmental and community sponsors of food drives benefiting Tarrant Area Food Bank are recognized for their successes and provided materials for Fall/Holiday Food Drives. Community food drives are especially needed this year to meet the increased need for emergency food aid caused by the economic recession.
Sept 28 (Tuesday), 8:15 am – 3:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth
PARTNER AGENCY CONFERENCE
Staff and volunteers of local hunger-relief charities that are partners with Tarrant Area Food Bank are invited to attend a day-long series of workshops and networking sessions with peers. Model Agency Awards for 2010 will be announced for Excellence in Pantry Service, Excellence in On-Site Meal Service, Excellence in Senior Service, Excellence in Children’s Service and for Innovation. For more information, contact Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Agency Services Manager, Lori Pope, 817-332-9177, ext.102.
Sept 29 (Wednesday), 11:45 am – 1 pm
At a lunch in the Tarrant Area Food Bank warehouse, State Legislators in Tarrant Area Food Bank’s 13-county service region will be thanked for their continuing efforts to address childhood obesity and hunger, be taken on a tour of the warehouse and be updated on the Food Bank’s recent efforts.
September 1 - 30
30 Ways to Fight Hunger in 30 Days
To help you make a difference in the fight against hunger, more than 30 suggestions for the 30 days of September are offered on the following pages:
Activities with Family and Friends
Actions in the Workplace
Actions in Places of Worship
Using Social Media
More events benefiting the Food Bank are at Third Party Events and Promotions and Food Drives.