News & Info from the Building to Feed Communities Campaign
Grand Opening of New Building: Sept. 15, 2015 – Tarrant Area Food Bank staff and community partners celebrate the grand opening of the Dorothy and Norman M. Kronick Building. Up next: the renovation of the TAFB Distribution Center. Read more.
News Release: Sept. 3, 2015 – With first half of capital improvement plan completed, Tarrant Area Food Bank seeks funds to reconfigure Food Distribution Center to handle food for 42 million meals by 2020. Read more.
Media Advisory: Sept. 25, 2014 – Kickoff for $12 million construction and remodeling project will expand the Food Bank’s Cullen Street facility and set the stage for future warehouse renovations that will support increased capacity to handle 50 million pounds of food by 2020. Read more.
We have prepared an Internet Press Kit for additional information about our Building to Feed Communities campaign where you’ll find a Backgrounder document, a Fact Sheet and a list of Frequently Asked Questions.
We will be posting additional information and news to share as soon as it’s available. In the meantime, if you have questions, please get in touch with the Food Bank’s Director of Communications and Marketing, Andrea Helms. Reach her by email or call her at 817-857-7120.
IN THE NEWS
Star-Telegram: A new office building will allow the Tarrant Area Food Bank to reconfigure its distribution center so it can serve about 16 million meals a year more than it did in fiscal 2015.
CBS DFW: Tarrant Area Food Bank serves 13 different counties across North Texas. A $12 million warehouse expansion is essential to meet the rapidly growing demand.
Star-Telegram: Food Bank renovation will provide equipment and space to store more fresh and frozen food items in order to reach goal of 40 million meals per year.
Fort Worth Business Press: September 25th groundbreaking formally begins TAFB facility expansion in hopes of meeting 50 million pound annual distribution by 2020
Star-Telegram: One in seven people in 13 North Texas counties depends on meal programs and pantries supported by Tarrant Area Food Bank, according to the latest study from U.S. hunger-relief agency Feeding America.