Empty Bowls 2021 Returns to Help Local Families This year, your Empty Bowls ticket will provide a virtual box of food for a family at an Empty Bowls Mega Mobile Market. Donate and make your impact today. DONATE TODAY


Tarrant Area Food Bank distributes food to pantries in 13 counties. If you or your loved ones need food, use our Find Food Map to find a local food pantry.



In 2020, dedicated people like you donated 60,800 hours of their time to help fill empty plates. Sign up today to help us defeat hunger.



With your help, TAFB provided access to 60 million nutritious meals in fiscal year 2020. Every $10 equals 50 meals for hungry children, families and seniors in our community.


Our Mission

Empowering communities to eliminate hunger by providing food, education and resources through innovation and collaboration.

About Tarrant Area Food Bank

Tarrant Area Food Bank was founded in 1982 by a group of Fort Worth residents concerned about hunger in their community. It is now the primary source of donated food for hunger-relief charities and feeding programs in Tarrant and 12 surrounding counties, serving 1,000,000 meals each week.


Nutritious meals provided in a year

Volunteer Center Grand Reopening!

After nearly a year of closure due to COVID-19, we're excited to see you again in our Distribution Center Quality Control.

Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale

This year, your Empty Bowls donation will provide a box of food for a family at our Empty Bowls Mega Mobile Market. Then, you can come pick up a bowl at our donor appreciation event!


Join us at a virtual event.


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