Fight Hunger​ at Empty Bowls 2019

March 5, 2019
6 – 9 pm
North Texas Food Bank Perot Family Campus
3677 Mapleshade Lane
Plano, TX 75075

The North Texas Food Bank celebrates its 20th Annual Empty Bowls event presented by Kroger.

During the event, you will enjoy live entertainment, a photo booth and delicious bites at their new distribution center in Plano. In addition to soup and other bowl friendly fare from 20+ North Texas restaurants, attendees can select a handcrafted bowl from some of Texas’ finest artists as a memento of the day.

Proceeds of Empty Bowls 2019 will benefit the North Texas Food Bank’s feeding programs.

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North Texas Giving Day is September 20th

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower everyone to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about.

Whether you’re a new donor looking for a way to create change in your community or a super supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, there’s a place for everyone to get involved during #NTxGivingDay! You can
give back by donating or volunteering and businesses can spread the word about their favorite participating nonprofit.

Celebrate North Texas Giving Day on September 20!

The North Texas community is so generous, and the Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is the perfect day to help our neighbors and invest in our local nonprofits. I’m happy to serve as the inaugural Honorary Chair of North Texas Giving Day. Please join me in supporting your favorite North Texas charities on September 20th.”
– Laura Bush, Former First Lady

North Texas Giving Day helps to build awareness and support for local nonprofits, such as schools, arts, and cultural organizations and more.   In 2017, $39 million was raised through more than 137,000 gifts benefiting 2,723 local nonprofit, bringing the nine-year total to $195 million for our community. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation.

Attend a Communities Foundation of Texas Event

Did you know that there will be events all over the North Texas region for #NTxGivingDay?

Grab a friend and come to celebrate with the nonprofit community! This is a great way to meet the local nonprofits in your community and find out how you can get involved.

Sunday, September 16Time: 1pm-4pm
NorthPark Center (8687 N Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75225)

Fort Worth

Wednesday, September 19
Shipping & Receiving Bar (201 South Calhoun Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104)


Hosted by: Greater Denton Art Council
Thursday, September 20Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Denton Courthouse Lawn (110 W. Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201)

Collin County

Hosted by: McKinney Helping Hands
Thursday, September 20
Finch Park (301 W. Standifer Street, McKinney, TX 75069)


Hosted by: The Heritage Farmstead Museum
Thursday, September 20
The Heritage Farmstead Museum (1900 W. 15th Street, Plano, Tx 75075)

Arlington GIVES! Concert

Hosted by: Arlington Tomorrow Foundation and Communities Foundation of Texas
Thursday, September 20
Location: Levitt Pavilion (100 W Abram Street, Arlington, TX 76010)

Volunteer Opportunites

During scheduled giving, September 10 through September 19, North Texas Giving Day will be hosting volunteer events. Donors will have the opportunity volunteer at some of their favorite nonprofits throughout the North Texas region. Click here for a list of events.

Sprint for Cancer Fun Run Benefitting Camp iHope

Sprint for Cancer 2014

Calling all Super Heroes. Grab your families, friends and coworkers and join us for the 5th annual Sprint for Cancer Dallas/Fort Worth race, benefiting Camp iHope sponsored by Young Texans Against Cancer.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Urban Towers
222 W. Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039

Schedule of Events

8:00 am – Fun Run Begins

8:30 am – 5K & 10KBegins

9:30 am – Awards 

This year’s benficiary is Camp iHope, whose mission is to allow children touched by cancer to “just be kids.” Through the camp experience, children with cancer gain confidence in their abilities, strengthen their relationship with their siblings, and make new friends. Medical City’s vision for Camp iHope is to provide children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings a week filled with new experiences in a safe, supportive, fun camping environment offering hope while creating a lifetime of memories.

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