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North Texas Food Bank prepares Thanksgiving Dinner

The North Texas Food Bank providing food for the needy for 30 years. Photo by Lauren Ussery

November 14, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Boxes upon boxes of food crowded the 100,000 square foot facility; workers wearing bright orange vests drove lifts to store the food that would soon be in the hands of those who need it the most. This vast facility has several sections of storage including a 25,000 square foot cooling space cold enough for...

Volunteers experience true meaning of serving others

Students brought in canned foods to their forth period classes for the Super Bowl of Caring can drive this week. Photo by Trevor Stiff.

January 11, 2012 By Caroline Carter & Madison Weaver Though many people participate in community service just to meet mandatory service hour requirements, some have a deeper reason for giving up hours in their day to serve others. At the North Texas Food Bank, over 500 volunteers come every week to show others how much they care. The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a nonp...

Turkey drive gets students into the spirit of giving

November 17, 2011

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with giving and cherishing what you have. But if you do not have much, the North Texas Food Bank is willing to help. The organization was established in 1982 by Liz Minyard, Kathryn Hall, Jo Curtis and Lorraine Griffin Kircher....

7th annual Turkey Drive

December 1, 2009

by Caitlin Conner Staff Writer Friday Nov. 20 was the 7th annual North Texas Food Bank Turkey Drive at Coppell High School and all surrounding middle and elementary schools. Ready, Set, Teach! students spent the day at their elementary and middle schools collecting the turkeys while senior officers s...

Coppell holds annual Turkey Drive

November 12, 2009

By Amanda Peck Staff Writer November is an exciting month for students at Coppell High School, considering that the end of the year is creeping up, bringing along with it the winter breaks that students crave.  November is also the time when schools in Coppell hold the annual Turkey Drive.  This...

“Fan Bring a Can” scheduled for Nov. 6

October 30, 2009

By Loren Hughes Staff Writer The first annual "Fan Bring a Can" fundraiser will be introduced to CHS this year.  CHS' UIL district will be uniting with the North Texas Food Bank and Christian Community Action (CCA) in order to collect canned donations on Nov. 6 at the Coppell vs. Flowermound...