Dirk Nowitzki at a former Center Table food event.

Another reason to love Dirk Nowitzki and Mark Cuban? They’re providing 350 families with food boxes due to COVID-19.

The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation, the Mark Cuban Foundation, the Heroes Foundation and the North Texas Food Bank teamed up to host “Center Table Fall Harvest” on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center.

The drive-through event will offer food boxes for 350 families, and Pappas Restaurants will provide vouchers for a free turkey for each family. The event is open to people who reside in the Center’s surrounding neighborhoods.

Food boxes and turkey vouchers are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to 350 families. Pre-registration is not required. Volunteers and staff from the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center will wear masks and gloves and will practice social distancing.

The event will kick off a monthly series throughout November and December.

“We may never know everything our families are facing, but we know we must do all we can to support one another,” Trina Terrell-Andrews, CEO of the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center, said in a press release. “We hope Center Table Fall Harvest will help bring some joy to our neighboring families during these very difficult times.”

Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center, 1800 Bonnie View Road.


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