Around the Table 2019 Fall Newsletter - Page 4

UPCOMING EVENTS North Texas Giving Day Thursday, September 19 Join us for an online 18-hour day of giving! North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation, and you can help us reach our goal of providing 2.4 million meals this day. It’s easy to schedule gifts online ahead of time beginning September 9 and keep up with the excitement on Giving Day, September 19. Together, we can provide nutritious meals to hungry children, seniors and families right here in North Texas. To be part of the movement, visit ntfb.org/givingday. Because of You, Students Can Succeed . . . You’re giving children the best gift of all: nourishment so they can learn and grow 22nd Annual DFW Restaurant Week Now – Monday, September 2 The 22nd Annual DFW Restaurant Week, presented by Your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers, will take place during the month of August and is the single largest culinary event in the Dallas–Fort Worth area showcasing North Texas as a premier dining destination. It provides diners the opportunity to enjoy special lunch and dinner menus at the area’s finest restaurants, while raising money for local charities, like the North Texas Food Bank. For the list of participating restaurants, visit ntfb.org/restaurantweek. Your gifts help children focus at school AND grow strong. Our programs feed children when they aren’t at school so they can succeed when they are. Thank you for helping fill stomachs so their bodies and minds can grow! Hunger Action Day Thursday, September 12 Each year, the North Texas Food Bank participates in Feeding America’s nationwide Hunger Action Month in September and Hunger Action Day on September 12. This campaign mobilizes the community to take action on the issue of hunger. Over the years, iconic Dallas skyscrapers have turned orange, canned food drives have been held and partial proceeds at restaurants have been donated. To get involved, visit ntfb.org/HAM. 6th Annual Harvest Friday, September 20 Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden For one night only, Harvest will transform the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden into an elegant night where North Texans will enjoy culinary cuisine while taking a stand against hunger in our community. The 6th Annual Harvest will feature a movable open-air feast, specialty cocktails, entertainment and auction items. To purchase tickets, visit ntfb.org/harvest. Children and their families won’t have to worry about their next meal because of you. Page 4 Your support of the North Texas Food Bank ensures that no one in our community will go hungry. Page 5