During these challenging times, Please consider donating to the following charities. Now is the time to do what we can to help our fellow Texans.
The Fort Worth Police Officers Association is going above and beyond to support our local restaurant community during this time. They purchase hundreds of meals each day from local restaurants in an effort to help protect and promote our local economy while also keeping their officers well fed. Help keep our officers fed and our restaurants open with a contribution to the FWPOA non-profit ‘Assist the Officer Foundation, Fort Worth’ via the link below:
Meals on Wheels Tarrant County serves our most vulnerable population year-round, delivering daily and weekly meals to the elderly and homebound all across Tarrant County. Caring volunteers help to ensure reliable home-delivery of nutritionally-balanced meals as home isolation becomes vital for senior citizens who are at greatest risk for catching the novel coronavirus. Though the program cannot accept food donations due to state nutritional guidelines, those wanting to help support this volunteer driven program can visit Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County to donate now:
Catholic Charities Fort Worth provides essential aid, transportation, credit counseling, housing, health care and much more for those in need. The experienced staff at Catholic Charities anticipates an additional 1,000 families will require assistance in the coming year. Supporting their innovative and proven case management approach to end poverty in the community can allow them to mitigate the impact of this pandemic and provide stability for those suffering. Through the end of March all donations will be matched by their partners at the Stand Together Foundation. Enter “COVID-19 relief” in the notes section. To help Catholic Charities and provide a matched contribution, please visit:
Tarrant Area Food Bank is the primary source of donated food for schools and mobile pantries across 13 North Texas counties. Their distribution has increased 35% since March 13, 2020, but their annual fundraiser, “Empty Bowls” was cancelled in response to COVID-19 mandates at the state and local level. Empty Bowls, a soups and stews festival, was expected to raise $300,000 and provide 1.5 million meals for those in need in Tarrant County. It is imperative we continue to support our local food bank, even $10 can help provide 50 meals for those in need. Please consider making a donation to the Tarrant Area Food Bank:
Fifth generation Texan. Fourth generation native of Fort Worth. Representing HD97 since 2013 in the Texas House of Representatives.
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