Tarrant Area Food Bank
(TAFB) is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit food bank
located in Fort Worth, Texas
Tarrant Area Food Bank was established in 1982 to address the issue of hunger in the North Texas
region, by securing surplus unmarketable but wholesome food and grocery products for distribution to area relief agencies.
Tarrant Area Food Bank is the distribution hub of a 13-county network of hunger-relief charities and social services centers in the following counties: Bosque
, Palo Pinto
, and Wise
As a central clearinghouse for donated food and groceries, the Food Bank receives fresh, frozen and nonperishable food donated by the food industry and the community. This product is distributed from a warehouse in Fort Worth to over 300 partner agencies that serve abuse victims, children, the elderly, the chronically ill, the unemployed, the working poor, the homeless and other Texans in need.
Tarrant Area Food Bank provides emergency food for an estimated 279,800 different people annually with about 40,300 different people receiving emergency food assistance in any given week.
In 2009, 43% of the members of households served by the... Read More