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Fighting Food Insecurity Together

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Fighting Food Insecurity Together

815 million people will go to bed hungry tonight. In our community, we have a large number of families who struggle with having daily meals. Texas has the second largest number of hungry children in the country. 1 in 4 children in DFW do not know where their next meal will come from. You are the solution!


Summer Lunch & Play Program

Summer Feeding Program Helpers: Help serve meals (pre-packaged), coordinate activities, play with the kiddos as they wait and after they eat.

  • Monday- Friday (except holidays)

  • June 4- July 12

  • 10AM- 2PM 

  • 10 years of age must have adult supervision

Sign Up

 

Children's Hunger Fund- Dallas

 Food Packs: Help assemble food packs for families in need locally and globally.

  • Wednesdays: June 26, July 10, July 17, July 20, July 24, July 31

  • 8:45AM- 11AM 

  • 13-15 years of age must have adult supervision

Sign Up


Community Enrichment Center- NRH

Food Pantry: Help inspect, clean, sort, stock, select and box food for the families to ensure they have meals at the table.

  • Monday- Wednesday and Friday

  • 8AM- 4PM (min 2 hour shift)

  • Thursdays

  • 8AM- 7:30PM (min 2 hour shift)

Children 10-14 years of age welcome with adult supervision

Sign Up


Runner’s Refuge- Dallas

Help feed the homeless of Dallas every Saturday. It is a chance to rally around them and give them hope.

**We have 2 different events you can sign up to give back.

  • Solomon's Porch (South Dallas)

    • Every Saturday

    • 8AM- 12PM

 

  • Love Under The Bridge (Downtown Dallas)

    • Every 3rd Saturday

    • 11AM- 2PM

Sign Up



Runner’s Refuge- Fort Worth

Help feed the homeless of Dallas every Saturday. It is a chance to rally around them and give them hope.

**We have 2 different events you can sign up to give back.

  • FHL-Fort Worth

    • Every 1st Sunday

    • 10:30AM- 1PM

 

  • Refuge in the Park

    • Every 2nd Sunday

    • 10:30AM- 1PM

Sign Up


Taste Project- Fort Worth

Taste Bud Opportunities: Help fight food insecurity in Fort Worth by helping the Taste Project staff welcome the community for meals. 

  • Tuesday- Friday

    • Areas to serve: Welcome Team, Service Team and Kitchen Team

    • 9AM- 3PM  (3 hour shifts)

 

  • Saturday and Sunday Shifts

    • 9AM- 12PM (Service and Kitchen)

    • 9:30AM- 12:30PM (Welcome Team)

    • 11AM- 2PM (Service Team)

    • 12PM- 3PM (Welcome, Kitchen and Service Team)

Kitchen Team Sign Up

Service Team Sign Up

Welcome Team Sign Up 

 

SOS Local-Loads of Hope

Help sort, inventory and pull orders for the local non-profits that are enrolled in the program. Items include food, beverages, hygiene items, cleaning supplies and other essential for the customers they serve.

  • Dates Vary based on donations received

  • Monday-Friday

  • 9:30AM- 3PM

  • Over 10 years of age with adult supervision

Sign Up

  

Need more information about any of the above opportunities or do you need help finding something specific to your schedule/group/idea?  

Email Janie Winn at janiew@sosresponds.org  

 

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