How Summer Hunger Has Changed for Kids During COVID-19

Kids receiving meal

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ever since Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) began operating in 1982, we have been devoted to making sure everyone in our community has food to eat year-round. One of our busiest seasons is the summertime when kids are out of school and can no longer rely on school-provided breakfasts and lunch to stay full and […]

Joycealyn From Americorps Gives Back to Tarrant Area Food Bank

Joycealyn From Americorps

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2018, Joycealyn Shaw attended a semester of culinary training at Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Community Kitchen in the hopes of becoming a chef and learning more about dietetics. Never in a million years did she think that she would return to TAFB as a volunteer during a crisis two years later. When TAFB’s Volunteer […]

“Papa Bill’s Store” Serves Grand Prairie Foster Families and Beyond


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Above the doorway to 1201 West Carrier Parkway, a sign welcomes guests with the words, “Papa Bill’s Store.” Since 1972, Papa Bill—otherwise known as Bill Partridge—has supplied food and resources to foster kids and their families. This location in Grand Prairie is one of several in the state of Texas that provides a full pantry […]

Fort Worth Serves Charitable Meals for Winter Restaurant Week

Ellerbe Fine Foods

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With nearly 360-degree views of the charming, tree-lined lane of Magnolia Avenue, Ellerbe Fine Foods’s front patio is the destination for an upscale yet homestyle dinner. The pair who struck this perfect balance are Richard King and Molly McCook, who have co-owned the fine dining restaurant since 2009. Their dishes are a slice of home […]

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