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National Guard And Volunteers To Help Run Tarrant County’s Latest Food Distribution

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Christopher Connelly
Tarrant Area Food Bank workers hand out groceries at Herman Clark Stadium in Fort Worth on Friday, September 11, 2020.

A variety of different foods will be available at the event.

To address the increased need for services brought on by the pandemic, the Tarrant Area Food Bank has another massive distribution planned for Friday, Jan. 22. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Herman Clark Stadium, 5201 CA Roberson Blvd in Fort Worth.

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The National Guard will be on hand to help with the Mega Mobile Market. Large-scale distributions like these are designed to serve more than 500 families, so volunteers are also needed to help register people, control traffic and pass out food. Sign up at

A variety of different foods will be available, and the event is intended for anyone in Tarrant County whose access to nutrition has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Courtney Collins has been working as a broadcast journalist since graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004. Before coming to KERA in 2011, Courtney worked as a reporter for NPR member station WAMU in Washington D.C. While there she covered daily news and reported for the station’s weekly news magazine, Metro Connection.