- Lily B. Clayton Elementary School
Food Available At Multiple Sites Through February
(Friday, January 29, 2021) -- Multiple organizations across Fort Worth are offering food to help families through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since March of 2020, the Fort Worth ISD has partnered with multiple organizations to share information and organize food distribution events for families.
Curbside Meals To Go breakfast and lunch service is available at 28 designated FWISD locations for FWISD virtual learners. Twice weekly on Monday and Thursday mornings, FWISD students participating in virtual learning may pick up a combination of breakfast and lunch meals at any of the 28 designated meal pickup sites. For more information, contact the FWISD Child Nutrition Department at 817-814-3500.
Beginning February 8, 2021 free Meals To Go Service will be available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Friday meal distribution provides students with meals for the weekend.
The Fort Worth ISD has compiled a list of locations to find free and nutritious food here.
Food is available at these locations throughout February 2021:
1. Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon
8201 Calmont Ave.
Every Tuesday and Thursday LVTRise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living in the Las Vegas Trail area, distributes nonperishable food items to the community. For additional details, email Amortimer@lvtrise.org.
2. Every Friday, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Eastside YMCA – Centralized Youth & Family Programs
1500 Sandy Lane
The YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth is offering Grab and Go Meals at the Eastside YMCA until the end of the 2020-2021 school year. It is open to all youth ages 18 years and under ─ no qualifications required. For additional details, call 817-571-3371
3. Friday, January 29, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Herman Clark Stadium
5201 CA Roberson Blvd.
Fort Worth ISD is partnering with Tarrant Area Food Bank to host a Mega Mobile Market food distribution event. Approximately 1,000 boxes of nonperishable food will be provided to families on a first-come, first-served basis. Each family will receive 100 pounds of high-quality produce, meat dairy and groceries. For additional information, visit https://tafb.org/megamobilemarkets/
4. Wednesday, February 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (every Wednesday)
Bethlehem Baptist Church
1188 W. Broad St., Mansfield
Free, drive-thru food distribution open to everyone. For additional information, call 817-473-1236 or visit https://www.bethlehemmansfield.org/events/
For the complete Tarrant Area Mobile Food Pantry Schedule, visit https://www.tafb.org/wp-content/uploads/mobile/mobile-pantry-schedule.pdf. Need food delivered? Call 817-534-0814 to speak with a live representative about how to access nutritious food.
Other food resources are also available:
- Find Food – Call 817-857-7100 or visit https://tafb.org/find-food/ or
- Seniors and Homebound Individuals – Call 817-336-0912 or visit https://mealsonwheels.org/programs or https://mealsonwheels.org/refer/
- Community Resources- Visit https://tafb.org/community-resources/ or speak with a Community Resource Specialist at 1-866-430-6143 for help with applying for the programs
- Go Healthy! Recipe Library - https://tafb.org/recipes/