UNT Dallas Partners with North Texas Food Bank to Bring Hunger Relief to Southern Dallas Communities

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Mobile food pantry

(Dallas) — The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) and the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) will partner to bring a drive-thru mobile food pantry to campus on Friday, Feb. 19, 9 a.m. – noon. This free, drive-thru service is available to students, faculty, staff, and all community members in need of support as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create health and economic challenges throughout the area.

Safety precautions have been established to make the distribution of food a contact-free process. Participants will be asked to complete a simple intake form while remaining inside their cars and volunteers from the North Texas Food Bank and UNT Dallas will load a box of food in the trunk and securely close it.

UNT Dallas police officers will direct the flow of traffic entering and exiting the UNT Dallas campus, located at 7300 University Hills Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75241.

ABOUT UNT DALLAS 

The University of North Texas at Dallas empowers students, transforms lives, and strengthens communities. UNT Dallas is the fastest-growing public university in Texas, the only public, 4-year university in the City of Dallas and the most affordable 4-year university in Dallas-Fort Worth. UNT Dallas includes the UNT Dallas College of Law in Downtown Dallas and is part of the University of North Texas System. For more information, visit www.untdallas.edu

ABOUT THE NORTH TEXAS FOOD BANK

Founded in 1982, the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a nonprofit hunger relief organization that distributes donated and purchased foods through a network of more than 200 Partner Agencies in 13 counties. For assistance, visit https://ntfb.org/about-us/