Tarrant Area Food Bank

Agency Mission: Empowering communities to eliminate hunger by providing food, education and resources through innovation and collaboration.

Volunteer Description:                                                                                  
Cooking Matters®, provided in partnership with Share Our Strength, is a fun and interactive cooking-based nutrition class. This innovative program provides a long-term solution to hunger and poor nutrition by demonstrating strategies to get the best nutrition possible on a limited budget. The 6-week, hands-on, courses are taught by culinary and nutrition volunteers teaching nutrition, cooking, food-budgeting and shopping techniques.

Volunteers serve as Culinary Instructor, Nutrition Instructor, Course Assistant, Course Manager, Tour Leader and Photographer and are essential for the success of each course.

Requirements/Training: Volunteers must have completed Training, a background clearance, and be willing to commit to few hour each week for all 7 weeks of the course. The classes occur on the same day, time, and location for the duration of the class.

Best Times to Volunteer: Refer to our website to see when classes are offered next.

Contact: Debby Christian

Email: Debby.Christian@tafb.org

Phone: 817-857-7151

Website: www.tafb.org