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Community events are one of the many ways to raise awareness and support for Tarrant Area Food Bank. TAFB welcomes the opportunity to partner with community groups and organizations through mutual marketing partnerships.

Are you planning an event to raise support for TAFB? If so, please complete our Mutual Marketing Partnership Form. For more information, please contact Lori Pope.

2015 Community Events

September 20


CROP walk benefiting TAFB

Fort Worth CROP Hunger Walk

Church World Services (CWS) sponsors CROP Hunger Walks, which are open to all who are committed to ending hunger one step at a time. This 2K and 5K walk raises funds to help fight hunger locally and globally. CWS will donate 25% of all funds to Tarrant Area Food Bank. The remaining funds will go to support the global hunger initiatives of Church World Services. Additional sponsors for this event include Texas Christian University (TCU) and Alchemy Pops.

Learn more and register.

When: Sunday, Sept. 20, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Where: Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center at TCU, 2820 Stadium Drive, Fort Worth, TX (Map It)


October 24

Shine and Grind logo


Shine and Grind Event Benefiting TAFB

Help support Tarrant Area Food Bank by participating in Shine and Grind's second annual beard and mustache competition. Every registration for the beard competition is $5 or five canned goods that will be donated to TAFB. The competition takes place during the Shine and Grind custom car and truck show.

In addition, every two cans of food donated during Shine and Grind enters you into a raffle for prizes at the event. Up to three raffle tickets are available per person. The event is sponsored by Cowtown Moustache & Beard Society FHC. Learn more.

When: Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 11201 SH 360 Mansfield, TX (Map It)


November 7

MedStar Mobile logo


Stuff an Ambulance

Help MedStar Mobile Healthcare “Stuff an Ambulance” with nutritious food for the hungry in our service area. Fifty-five fire stations and two police departments in North Texas are participating in this Medstar Mobile food drive.

To find out the station nearest you, contact Trevor Bullock at 817-726-3575 or by email.

When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: MedStar service area