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Bringing holiday joy, fun and food to hundreds of families, Center Table Winter Harvest – presented byThe Mark Cuban Foundation, The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and The Heroes Foundation – will take place Monday, Dec. 18, from 9-11 a.m. at the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center (1800 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75216). In partnership with the North Texas Food Bank, the fourth-annual holiday extravaganza will provide food boxes for up to 500 families.

Free and open to the public, the drive-up event will feature a live reindeer, stilt walker, roller-skaters decked out in holiday costumes, festive music thanks to Mariachi Aventurero Dallas, retired Dallas police officers dressed as superheroes as part of the beloved Heroes Cops and Kids initiative, and more. New partners this year include Nebraska Furniture Mart and Toys for Tots – Denton.

Food boxes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is not required.

Center Table launched in May 2020 to address the tough times many families have faced since the onset of the pandemic. Since then, Center Table events have provided more than 30,000 meals to families and households.

For more info, go to markcubanheroescenter.org or call 214-379-7451.

ABOUT THE MARK CUBAN HEROES BASKETBALL CENTER. 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.