As COVID-19 continues to make an impact across North Texas, many families are left wondering where their next meal might come from. In the midst of unsettling times, we’ve gathered a list of places where you can volunteer, spread the word, and support the community.
- North Texas Food Bank
- In the wake of job losses from the coronavirus pandemic, NTFB is partnering with Shiftsmart, providing job opportunities to employees in the hospitality industry.
- NTFB plans to create 60,000 family meal boxes a week and collaborate with the City of Dallas and local school districts.
- Minnie’s Food Pantry
- Minnie’s Food Pantry is seeing a 20% increase in clientele due to the effects of the coronavirus. On average, the nonprofit feeds 5,000 individuals a month.
- To donate to Minnie’s Food Pantry, click here.
- Dallas Independent School District
- Dallas ISD announced it will be passing out three days worth of meals for students on Mondays and Thursdays at 50 campuses beginning Monday, March 23.
- Other school districts may have limited pickup locations. Please see those district websites for specific details.
- Cedar Hill Food Pantry
- Food distribution will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. t0 noon.
- To volunteer or donate, click here.
The information above is accurate as of noon, March 20. Please check direct links for updates, as details and needs may change.