In Denton County, an estimated 159,257 people are experiencing hunger. This May, help stem the rising tide of hunger in Denton by becoming a part of the 7th annual Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry!
The Mayor's Day of Concern (MDOC) is a collaborative effort between City of Denton Mayor Chris Watts and a large team of local organizations including the Denton Community Food Center, Denton Community Market, Denton County Friends of the Family, Denton County MHMR Center, Denton Hunger Coalition, First Refuge Ministries, Health Services of North Texas, Our Daily Bread Denton, NCTC Corinth Campus, The Salvation Army of Denton, Vision Ministries, and United Way of Denton County.
Food Drive — May 7 — May 11
Vi...sit one of our food drop-off locations! Businesses and organizations around Denton will have drop boxes to collect non-perishable food items, such as rice, beans, cereals, and canned food.
Donation Drop-Off Locations (so far!):
Classic Mazda of Denton
DATCU Credit Union
Denton Community Market (May 5th and May 12th)
Denton Public Library — Emily Fowler Central, North Branch Library, and South Branch Library
First United Bank
NCTC Corinth Campus
North Texas Collegiate Academy
Sam Houston Elementary
St Andrew Presbyterian Church
MDOC Results Announcement at the Denton Community Market on May 19th, 2018.
Please join us at the Denton Community Market on May 19th at 11:00am to hear a short message about the Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry from Denton Mayor, Chris Watts and to hear the results of our food drive competition! We will be awarding a first, second, and third place prize to our drop-off locations above that are able to raise the most food items.
We will also have a table for the Denton Hunger Coalition at the market from 9am to 1pm with information about hunger in our community. See you there!