Photo courtesy of the Mark Cuban Heroes Center

Special to The Dallas Examiner

Center Table Winter Harvest – presented by The Mark Cuban Foundation, The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and The Heroes Foundation – is offering a free holiday extravaganza and food distribution event Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The festivities will take place at the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center, located at 1800 Bonnie View Road. The event is free and open to the public.

Photo courtesy of the Mark Cuban Heroes Center

Food boxes are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. In partnership with the North Texas Food Bank and the City of Dallas, the drive-up event will offer free food boxes for more than 500 families, plus holiday-themed entertainment, stilt walkers, gifts, prizes and more.

Center Table launched in May 2020 to address the tough times many families have faced since the onset of the pandemic. Since then, the organization’s events have provided more than 16,800 meals to families and households. For more info, go to markcubanheroescenter.org or call 214-379-7451.

The Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center is a multi-purpose facility for neighborhood youth and families providing sports and leadership programs. The center expanded its services to address the critical needs arising during the pandemic related to food insecurity, including the distribution of afterschool snacks, meals and food boxes to neighborhood families.

Charity Chukwu is the copy editor and social media manager at The Dallas Examiner. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 with a Bachelor of Journalism concentrating in copyediting...

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