FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hunger Busters Provides Meals to Southeast Dallas After-school Program
Dallas, TX | February 24, 2016 —
New Horizons of North Texas (NHNTX) provides impactful after-school programming to students at Edward Titche Elementary (a Dallas ISD elementary school in Southeast Dallas) every Monday-Thursday. Currently, third and fourth graders from Edward Titche receive critical literacy tutoring, positive mentoring, and life-shaping character development through New Horizons.
New Horizons has forged a partnership with Hunger Busters to feed NHNTX student a healthy and critical “third meal” after school. Hunger Busters, a group focused on feeding children that face food insecurities in DISD, provides meals each day to the students of New Horizons, along with several other DISD schools. In 2015 they served 256,000 meals to 11 schools and 5 afterschool programs.
About New Horizons of North Texas
New Horizons of North Texas is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving students in the DFW Metroplex. The mission of New Horizons of North Texas is to empower at-risk youth to reach their full potential with tutoring, mentoring, and faith. More information can be found at www.newhorizonsofntx.org. NHNTX is a local nonprofit that operates solely on funds it receives from donations, fundraisers, and grants. Students who live below the poverty are able to attend NHNTX programs at no cost to their families.
About Hunger Busters
Hunger Busters is a Dallas-based charity focused on feeding kids and fueling futures by providing a much-needed third meal of the day to food-insecure children in Dallas Independent School District through its signature “Feed the Need” After School Program. In 2014 alone, Hunger Busters provided over 200,000 meals to 6 DISD schools. With the help of committed volunteers, continuing and new partners and donors, Hunger Busters will take a big bite out of Dallas’ childhood hunger epidemic. Hunger Busters is a non-profit organization that receives private donations. We operate on private funding along with corporate grants.