Kids in the Kitchen with San Antonio Food Bank
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Wells Fargo helped the San Antonio Food Bank distribute food to about 500 families at a pop-up distribution site that will be set up every Tuesday in August.
The San Antonio Food Bank is seeing about 120,000 people per week, twice the amount they helped before the coronavirus pandemic.
The food giveaway will be held at the Lauro G. DeLeon Floresville Event Center on Wednesday, August 12 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Pre-registration is required at www.safoodbank.org/cvresponse
“And I think it’s that uncertainty that, for me, makes me look at our inventory to say, you know, can our inventory keep up the amount of demand that’s on it? Will we have enough food to make sure no one goes hungry?” Eric Cooper said.
With federal jobless benefits now expired, the San Antonio Food Bank and Wells Fargo are hosting a drive-up food bank every Tuesday through August 25.q
Many food bank operators have publicly worried about the end of federal unemployment benefits that in Texas ended the prior weekend.
Fiesta Castle Hills hopes to raise at least $1,000 from the event and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the San Antonio Food Bank.
The event sponsored by the San Antonio Coalition for Police Accountability also included a food drive for the San Antonio Food Bank to help the nonprofit’s distribution sites across the city.