Around the Table 2019 Summer Newsletter 8-Page - Page 4

NO HUNGER THIS SUMMER Thank you for helping to feed children and families during the summer months 20th Annual Empty Bowls UPCOMING EVENTS Thank you to everyone who attended the 20th Annual Empty Bowls presented by Kroger at our Perot Family Campus. It was a record-breaking year, and we are grateful to be able to provide access to more than 660,000 meals for our hungry neighbors across North Texas. Special thank you to our sponsors, artists, participating restaurants, attendees and supporters. Summer Match Sponsored by: Letter Writing Campaign Now in its 13th year, the North Texas Food Bank’s Letter Writing Campaign raises funds to help eliminate childhood hunger across North Texas through NTFB’s Feeding Children Initiatives. Thanks to the generous hearts of people like you, we have reached our goal of providing more than 1.5 million nutritious meals! We are grateful for our supporters, campaign chairs and Advocates. Thank you for fighting childhood hunger and providing hope where it is needed most. For more information about our Letter Writing Campaign, visit Now – July 31 Our generous friends at the David M. Crowley Foundation and the Light of Dawn Foundation are matching gifts this summer, up to $300,000! Every $1 given will double to provide access to six meals for children, seniors and families across North Texas. You can make an impact today at Volunteer in the Garden June – July Perot Family Campus Join us to volunteer at Jan’s Garden located at our Perot Family Campus. Help with planting, watering, composting and maintaining the garden and greenhouse. To schedule a shift today, visit Your gifts help keep a child from going hungry this summer. Thank you! Social Media Ambassadors Ongoing We are looking for social media-savvy individuals to help us spread the word this summer about hunger and our mission. You could help us connect with new supporters who are interested in our work to fight hunger. For more information and to apply, visit 6th Annual Harvest Friday, September 20 Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden Save the date for our 6th Annual Harvest. Enjoy a movable open-air feast from top chefs and food purveyors, specialty cocktails, entertainment and unique auction packages. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Hungry families in North Texas will have access to nutritious food this summer because of you. Page 4 Page 5