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of food from Tarrant Area Food Bank
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Denton Community Food Center
306 N Loop 288, Suite 400
Denton, TX 76209–4887


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You may mail your donation to:

Cash donations are the most versatile as we are able to buy the food items we need. We purchase 70% of food distributed via cash donations from individuals; social and business organizations or clubs; churches and the business community.

Cash Donations

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Partner with us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow.


Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

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Food Donations

Donations of food are accepted during normal operating hours at the back door/dock.  Non-perishables such as canned goods and dry & boxed goods in home/family sized packing; unopened with original labeling and no expired dates.  We prefer no glass containers.

Currently, MOST NEEDED food:  

  • Canned Fruit

  • Canned Meals like SpaghettiO’s

  • Baby Food

  • Chili or Stew

  • Boxed goods like Hamburger Helper/Skillet Meals or Instant Potatoes, etc.

Suggested Items to Donate include
basic canned items such as:

  • Mixed Vegetables or Corn & Green Beans

  • Beans (all varieties, Baked, Brown, Pinto, etc)

  • Fruit (peaches, pears, mixed or cocktail)

  • Tomato & Spaghetti sauces or whole Tomatoes

  • Soup (all varieties to eat or cook with)

  • Tuna, Chicken, Ham, Spam meat products

  • Pasta in Meat (SpaghettiO’s, etc)

Suggested items to donate include basic canned items such as:

  • Macaroni & Cheese dinners or Hamburger Helper

  • Potato Casseroles & other vegetable mixes

  • Pasta like Spaghetti, Fettuccine, etc

  • Dried Beans or Rice (brown or white)

  • Powdered Milk

 Other food items such as:​​

  • Breakfast Cereal or Oatmeal

  • Bottled Fruit Juices (Apple, Orange, Mixed)

  • Peanut Butter, Boxed Crackers

  • Cooking Oils, Coffee, Sugar, and Flour


NOTICE:  .At this time we are seeking additional volunteers, no special skills required.  If you want to volunteer, email Dallas Newell at listing the days and hours you can volunteer.  We appreciate your support and interest in DCFC.

The Food Center is a 100% Volunteer staffed & run, Donor funded & supported, Community based charity.  

The majority of the work is during food distribution. We start at 9:30 to get prepared. These are mostly standing jobs.

Light duties: 1) interviewing clients, this is outside and involves walking to cars. 2) Pushing shopping carts. 3). Assembling bags of fresh groceries.               

 Medium duties:  1) loading shopping carts with pre-assembled bags (10-20 pounds). 2.) Occasionally help clients load their groceries in their transportation.

 Heavy duties:  1) Lifting boxes of frozen foods or produce into carts (10 to 25 lbs.).

****These are all repetitive tasks as we'll have a minimum of 140 clients per day.****

Logistics:, Monday mornings and every other Tuesday volunteers unload food trucks from TAFB. This involves mechanical ability to run an electric pallet jacks. There is involved movement but seldom heavy lifting..

Monday Wednesday and Friday

Drive food center trucks to pick up palletized loads of donated or purchased food from Aldi/Target /Walmart/Albertsons grocers. No heady lifting as trucks has pallet jacks and lift gates.

Seated positions; 1). repacking food in cleanroom (food handling certification required). 2). Sorting and inspection of donated food' 

  Administrative Jobs: Knowledge in EXCEL, QUICKBOOKS, ACCESS and GRAPHIC DESIGN.

We are most interested in people who can volunteer on a regular basis (one day per week or twice per month).  However, we do accept short-term volunteers on an as needed basis and on a first come first accepted basis.  When we have a full shift of regular volunteers, we may turn away short-term volunteers. 

Please contact us for opportunities and details.

Donate using Donate button above or on first page.

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