Are you looking for a memorable experience? Host a "Pack & Party" at the North Texas Food Bank! Spend your special day with us, while helping the 1 in 6 people who are food insecure in our community.

 

Follow these 3 easy steps to get started: 
Step 1:   Choose a party package
Step 2:  Request a Saturday
Step 3:  Secure your party


 

Step 1: Choose a Party Package

 

Classic Package

$300 for up to 30 guests on an available Saturday

Includes:

    • Your event being held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. during operating hours
    • Digital email invitation provided by NTFB to the host
    • Online RSVP process
    • NTFB host for 2 hours
    • Private party room with tables and chairs for 3 hours
    • Access to a Bluetooth portable music player in the party room
    • Choose one: 2 short activities, a behind the scenes tour of NTFB, or extra time volunteering
    • 30 Minute volunteer experience for those 7 years of age or older
    • We clean up!

Upgrades:

  • $12 per extra person with a maximum of 50 guests
  • $2 for each party favor

Premium Package

$400 for up to 30 guests on an available Saturday

Includes:

    • Your event being held from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. after operating hours
    • Digital email invitation provided by NTFB to the host
    • Online RSVP process
    • NTFB host for 2 hours
    • Private party room with tables and chairs for 3 hours
    • Access to a Bluetooth portable music player in the party room 
    • Choose one: 2 short activities, a behind the scenes tour of NTFB, or extra time volunteering
    • 30 Minute volunteer experience for those 7 years of age or older
    • We clean up!

Upgrades:

  • $12 per extra person with a maximum of 50 guests
  • $2 for each party favor

 

Step 2: Request a Saturday

Space is Limited!

Please note:

  • We need at least 15 days' notice to plan your party. If available, you can request a date 3 months out.

Click here to request a date.


Step 3: Secure Your Party

$100 Deposit Required

  • After requesting your date, we will contact you within one business day.
  • If we can accommodate your party, we will send you instructions on how to make your non-refundable deposit of $100.
  • The party reservation is secured when the deposit is paid at least 10 days prior to the event.

Almost Time to Celebrate!

FAQ's

Where are the Pack & Party events held?

  •   At the North Texas Food Bank's Perot Family Campus located at 3677 Mapleshade Lane, Plano, TX  75075.

Is there an age restriction?

  •  Attendees can be of any age, however, those who volunteer in the warehouse packing food must be at least 7 years old.

Is there a dress code?

  •   All attendees must wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops).
  •   We recommend casual clothing appropriate for the season.

What can we expect for our three-hour event rental?

  • Time to decorate and welcome your guests
  • 15 minutes for two short activities or a behind the scenes tour of NTFB or extra time volunteering
  • 15 minutes to discuss safety and receive packing instructions
  • 30 minutes for packing food
  • Enjoy the rest of your time in a private event space

What may I bring?

  • Cake
  • Candles
  • Decorations
  • Masking tape
  • Snacks
  • Pizza
  • Drinks
  • Ice chests
  • Weighted helium balloons
  • Plastic tablecloths, utensils, plates, napkins

Is there anything I can't bring?

  • Duct tape
  • Piñatas
  • Confetti
  • Silly String
  • Water guns
  • Animals

Is there a place for us to store our food?

  • Unfortunately, there is not a refrigerator/warmer to store food.

When do I make the final payment?

  • The final payment will be made at the conclusion of your party.

What happens if I have to cancel?

  • Your deposit is non-refundable, but may be transferred to another available date if you: contact us to reschedule with at least 7 days/ notice or have to cancel your party due to serious inclement weather (i.e. tornados. flooding, etc.)

For any additional questions, please contact (214) 270-2055.

North Texas Food Bank | 3677 Mapleshade Lane, Plano Texas, 75075 | 214.330.1396  | North Texas Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. | EIN: 75-1785357 | info@ntfb.org