WHO: This event is designed to serve any and all residents of the greater Fort Worth area who are in need of food assistance, and anyone whose access to nutritious food has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. All are welcome to receive food at this event.
WHAT: For the first time ever, Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) is holding an emergency food box distribution at Dickies Arena, specifically located in their Yellow Parking Lots. The 136th Air National Guard deployed and assigned to TAFB by the Division of Emergency Management in support of the COVID-19 emergency response plan will staff the event and distribute food to families in need through a drive through model.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 24, from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon.
WHERE: Dickies Arena Yellow Parking Lots- 1911 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
WHY: Tarrant Area Food Bank continuously strives to provide access to nutritious food to as many people as possible across 13 counties in North Texas. The 25 pound emergency boxes that are provided to each family will assist those in need as the COVID-19 pandemic and related unemployment continues. Milk for families will be provided by Borden’s, through a generous donation. Tarrant Area Food Bank is committed to serving the Tarrant Area community in response to COVID-19. The goal is to spread the word about this event as far as possible to ensure that no family goes hungry.