Resources and Education Delivered

The purpose of the RED Bus is to provide resource assistance and nutrition education to communities with high
levels of food insecurity

The RED Bus Schedule

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The RED Bus FAQ

What is the RED Bus?

The RED Bus will provide community resource assistance, nutrition education and nutritious food to communities with high levels of food insecurity. We will facilitate the delivery of these resources through benefits enrollment (SNAP, CHIP,TANF, and Medicaid), emergency food relief, and leveraging partnerships across critical zip codes needing high levels of food support.

How do I request the RED Bus?

If you are interested in hosting the RED Bus at your location,  click on the link to request the Bus; please review our criteria and then fill out our RED Bus Request Form on the next page. Please note: This form is a request, and its submission does not guarantee the RED Bus will be scheduled.

How much notice do I need in order to request the RED Bus?

A request must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

Who is eligible for the RED Bus?

Amongst those eligible for the RED Bus would be:

  • Partner Agencies
  • Nonprofit Organizations hosting a special event
  • Health Fairs
  • Nonprofit Expos
  • Back to School Fairs

Would you like the RED Bus to come to your event?

Click Here to Request the RED Bus!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation

Tarrant Area Food Bank is currently accepting proposals for an additional RED Bus vehicle.
Please contact Frank Ocampo at 817-857-7126 for more information.

The RED Bus will provide community resource assistance, nutrition education and nutritious food to communities with high levels of food insecurity. We will facilitate the delivery of these resources through benefits enrollment (SNAP, TANF, CHIP, and Medicaid), emergency food relief, and leveraging partnerships across critical zip codes needing high levels of food support.

If you are interested in hosting the RED Bus at your location, please review and agree to the notice. Please note: The form is a request, and its submission does not guarantee the RED Bus will be scheduled.

Criteria
• MUST submit request at least 2 weeks prior to the event.
• MUST be in the Fort Worth, TX area ONLY.
• MUST be a community event open to the public. (Church, School, Community center, Health clinic, Back to school event, Etc.)
• Event MUST be a minimum of 4 hours long and no longer than 8 hours.
• MUST allow TAFB staff to provide assistance with benefits such as- SNAP, TANF, Chip, Medicaid/ Savings Program.
• Product provided by TAFB for the event cannot be sold, used for community meals, or used to raise money.

Treatment of Participants
• Participants must be able to provide required identification, proof of address and income to apply for benefits.
• Distributes or provides food based on need, emergency, or illness. (If requested)
• Does not require individuals to exchange money or services for food.
• Does not exclude individuals from assistance based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, or political affiliations.
• Does not require attendance at any religious or political meetings before receiving assistance.

We appreciate your support of our mission and encourage you to explore the many other opportunities to help us in the fight against hunger.

Note: Our RED bus request is intended to enhance existing events, such as resource/info fairs. If you would like to host a reoccurring mobile or become a Brick and Mortar to help feed the community, please go to tafb.org/partners. Thank you so much for supporting us in our fight against hunger!