4

Trucks for Tots Brings Some of Dallas' Best Food Trucks to Park Lane on Saturday

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Black Friday and the ensuing shopping season is enough to make anyone hate the holiday season, considering all the tramplings and taserings and general insanity that accompany it. There's cause to not give up on humanity though: the holidays provide a glut of opportunities to to give to charity and philanthropy, and it's the time of year people are mot likely to take act on them.

One of the best-known holiday charities is Toys for Tots, and this weekend you'll have the chance to support them while binging on cupcakes, hot dogs and tacos. Saturday is Trucks for Tots, the gathering of Dallas and Fort Worth food trucks at The Shops at Park Lane, 8080 Park Lane in Dallas.

See also: The New York Times Declares Great Pecan Crises of 2013

Some of the charitable trucks include Cajun Tailgators, Cupcakin', Doughboys, Easy Slider, Eat Jo Dawgs, Good Karma, Nammi, Parrot Ice, Pompeii, Rock 'n' Roll Tacos, Ruthie's and Simply Dosa. Entry is free though all attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy. There will also be pictures with Santa, live music and, most importantly, a bounce house.

Selfless giving is a wonderful thing but there's always the debate that there is no such thing as a selfless act. We'll leave the debate to more capable philosophers, but meanwhile we can still gorge on street food and know that we're doing something to help out kids in need.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.