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Texans Address Food Insecurity

North Texans Feed Their Neighbors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Among the nearly 100 requests for urgent funding that The Rees-Jones Foundation awarded in 2020, initiatives to address food insecurity were the most prevalent. From major distribution hubs like the North Texas Food Bank that supplied neighborhood pantries like Brother Bill’s Helping Hand to local churches that hosted food drives, the North Texas community stepped up to provide for others experiencing food insecurity.

The following organizations received grants from the Foundation to address food insecurity in their communities.

  • Brother Bill’s Helping Hand
  • Bonton Farms
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County
  • Brighter Bites
  • Cafe Momentum
  • CitySquare
  • Communities Foundation of Texas
  • Cornerstone Community Development Corporation
  • Cornerstone Crossroads Academy
  • Crossroads Community Services, Inc.
  • Fortress Youth Development Center
  • Highland Park Presbyterian Church
  • The HOPE Center
  • HOPE Farm
  • Hunger Busters
  • Incarnation House
  • Jubilee Park & Community Center
  • Juliette Fowler Communities
  • Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County
  • Metrocrest Services
  • The MINT Foundation
  • Network of Community Ministries
  • North Texas Food Bank
  • T.R. Hoover CDC
  • United Way of Tarrant County
  • Visiting Nurses Association
  • Wilkinson Center
  • Youth Believing in Change