The Passing Of The Great And Little Known Of 2017

On the eve of 2018, it would be impossible to move ahead without recalling and honoring those whose life journeys ended in 2017. Their kindness, generosity and personalities have served as an inspiration for their families, friends and strangers in the past and will continue through the years to come. Some were well-known throughout North Texas; others were only known to those … [Read more...]

North Texas Food Bank To Commemorate The Inspiration Of Its Late CEO/President Jan Pruitt

With Tricia Cunningham coming on board to head up North Texas Food Bank, don’t think that the late Jan Pruitt’s inspiration has ceased. Despite a lengthy health battle and her death in January, her spirit is way too powerful to be diminished. To celebrate her legacy of feeding countless thousands of members of the community, she will be commemorated at both the NTFB’s … [Read more...]

Stock Up To “Stuff The Trolley”

On the heels of last Friday’s Empty Bowls that filled the Meyerson with restaurateurs and hungry patrons to raise funds for the North Texas Food Bank, NTFB’s Anna Kurian sends word about another foodie project. According to Anna, “Longtime Food Bank friends Janet and Phil Cobb are organizing a special food drive: 'Stuff the Trolley' to honor our late CEO Jan Pruitt. I know the … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Arrangements Announced For Jan Pruitt’s Services

The North Texas Food Bank just shared the information about the visitation and funeral service for the late Jan Pruitt. Visitation will take place on Friday, January 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home Services will be 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, at First United Methodist Church Dallas. In addition to parking at Bryan Tower (between Olive … [Read more...]

JUST IN: North Texas Food Bank CEO Jan Pruitt Is Officially “Stepping Down”

Gee, it seems all the cute nonprofit top  gals are retiring. First, there was TACA’s President/Executive Director Becky Young. Then earlier this week, Trinity Trust’s President/CEO Gail Thomas announced her retirement. Now, word comes that North Texas Food Bank President/CEO Jan Pruitt is “stepping down effective today." According to the official press … [Read more...]