food insecurity

Charles Schwab Foundation Donates $750K in ‘Season of Giving’ Grants As Employees Pack 500K-Plus Food Bank Meals

by | Dec 15, 2023
Westlake-based Charles Schwab is making the holidays a little brighter for families in need, with more than 3,200 employees across the country volunteering to pack more than half a million nutritious meals to be distributed within their local communities. The Charles Schwab Foundation granted a further $750,000 to local food banks and nonprofits, "addressing a critical need this holiday season."
Grow North Texas Got $100K from Kubota for Its Orcharding Program. Your Vote Could Help It Double Down (and You Might Win Too)
by | Aug 9, 2023
Grow North Texas has become the Dallas-area affiliate for The Giving Grove, a nationwide initiative promoting community orchards to help neighborhoods facing high rates of food insecurity. After winning a $100K Kubota Hometown Proud grant, it could get $100K more in a public vote through August 14—and you might win a Kubota mower or tractor if you vote.

ArganoKeste, Salesforce Launch ‘Mobile Pantry’ to Combat Dallas’ Food Insecurity

by | Nov 23, 2021
The tech services firm is further stepping into the social impact space with a new app built for Crossroads Community Services, a local organization that provides nutritious food to its low-income families and individuals.

ArganoKeste is part of a Plano-headquartered tech company formed by a combination of three firms in May, including two in North Texas. Plano-based Keste and Arlington-based interRel combined with global firm United Virtualities.
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Discovery: UTA Seeks Best Way to Recycle Fracking Wastewater; UNT Professor Tackles Global Food Insecurity
by | Aug 16, 2019
You’ll also find out about research at UT Southwestern that suggests timing and dosage changes might have a positive effect in treating some cancers in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
food insecurity

Communities Foundation of Texas, UT Dallas to Host Food Insecurity Hackathon

by | Apr 11, 2018
CFT for Business is calling people from all industries to help solve the pervasive problem of food insecurity in Collin County. The event will be held Saturday, Apr. 14.
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SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm
by | Nov 14, 2017
The farm unites SMU professor Owen Lynch along with community organizations such as Bonton Farms, Big Tex Urban Farms, and Texas A&M AgriLife.
Nonprofit Restaurant Wants to Redefine Feeding the Hungry
by | Jun 12, 2017
Fort Worth's Taste will be the only fully sustainable restaurant in the DFW area operating on a pay-what-you-can model.
Dallas Filmmakers Shining Light on Food Insecurity
by | Apr 21, 2017
Clips from the documentary still in production will be screened Sunday as part of the inaugural EARTHxFilm festival.