Deanna Wheeler

Deanna Wheeler is a country music artist with a powerhouse voice and an amazing story! She wears her heart on her sleeve with classic country sounds mixed with a fiery pop/country ROCK flair! She served her country in the Air Force in Afghanistan 2009, and in the years that followed she found both love and heartbreak, which left her experiencing the devastating effects of PTSD in her own home, although this most importantly allowed her to find herself. She didn’t know how strong she was until she picked up her 3 wonderful children and moved across the country from California to Texas, where she found music. In 2017 Deanna started recording her album. She was one mix session away from completing her first album, when on Mother’s Day 2018 she’s got urgently hospitalized and put on life support. It turned out, Deanna had developed Guillain-Barre Syndrome that paralyzed from the neck down. With the amazing help of her family, friends, donors, and fellow veterans she took her first steps 6 months later with a renewed passion for life. She has since finished that album, performed with too many incredible artists to mention, hosted a TV show and a Podcast. Deanna’s most recent single, “Chasin’ Dirt Roads,” is about to be released to radio. has been climbing the radio charts with T3R’s highest debut ever! She is known to perform electrifying shows with non-stop hair-flippin, high-kickin, country rock-fest – guaranteed to have everyone on their feet, having the time of their lives.

Cheryl Jackson

Ashley Watkins, North Texas Food Bank

Thank you so much your continued generous support of our mission! As families are facing some of the highest levels of inflation in 40 years, we know that many are returning to hunger relief programs for help. That’s why your support means so much to us because it will ensure the NTFB can continue to provide vital nourishment to children, families, and seniors across our community. Truly, on behalf of those we serve and all of us here at NTFB, thank you!