Sunday night the Dallas Cowboys set themselves a target of raising $200,000 for the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). An important goal, as the NTFB is $600,000 short of their annual target and the fiscal year ends in June. To get to the target, the Cowboys held the Ultimate Cowboys Tailgate Party.
At an event emceed by Dallas Cowboys DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher alongside former players Preston Pearson, Chad Hennings and Daryl Johnston, guests got the chance to bid in a live auction for such things as wine country luxury getaways, chefs tasting meals for 10 at Abacus, lunch with “Christopher Ewing” (Jesse Metcalfe) and a pit pass and suite at three races at North Texas Motor Speedway. Supplementing the live auction was a silent auction with dozens of lots including Cowboys memorabilia, meals at local restaurants, wines and spirits. Continue reading →
Ticket prices are as follows: $35 in advance or $45 at the door. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $100 and will allow guests early entry art 10:30 a.m. “No bowl” tickets are available for $25. Continue reading →
Liberty Mutual is running a little charitable contest which will benefit the North Texas Food Bank in a huge way. This is one of those Facebook contests where you vote and up until today our local food bank was in first place. The NTFB stands to win $30,000 which equates to 90,000 meals. Continue reading →
Former Dallas Cowboy Chad Hennings joins an all-star roster of hosts, including Chef Kent Rathbun of Abacus, Dallas Cowboy DeMarcus Ware #94, and Cowboys legend Preston Pearson for 2012’s Taste of the NFL: The Ultimate Cowboys Tailgate Party benefiting the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). Foodies and football fans alike will huddle up to take a bite out of childhood hunger at the eighth annual “party with a purpose,” aiming to raise its one-millionth dollar in 2012. This year’s event (held in conjunction with Abacus and presented by Lockheed Martin) moves to the new Omni Hotel Dallas’ Trinity Ballroom, which will receive a gridiron makeover when the festivities touch down on Sunday, May 20, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Continue reading →
The North Texas Food Bank announced the date for the annual Empty Bowls luncheon, March 9, 2012 from 11am to 1pm. For a donation of $35 (advance price) luncheon guests can enjoy any of the soups, breads and desserts provided by over a dozen select restaurants, and go home with a hand crafted bowl created by an area artisan. While savoring the luncheon delicacies, Young Strings of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra entertain in the beautiful atrium of the Meyerson Symphony Center. Continue reading →
As the weather cools and thoughts begin to run towards the holidays and family lets not forget the less fortunate in our area. Now, more than ever, those living below the poverty line need your help and organizing a work canned food drive is a great way to Get Involved with your co-workers, highlight your business or organization, and raise awareness and much needed donations for the North Texas Food Bank. Continue reading →