With figures in hand showing the staggering number of hungry people the San Antonio Food Bank fed in April alone, state officials dramatically increased the funding they’re providing the nonprofit to help it continue aiding hundreds of thousands of area residents.
Each blood donation will be matched by $5 gift to the San Antonio Food Bank from the Silverado Events Center. Each blood donor will be offered a $10 H-E-B gift card, which they can choose to keep or donate to the food bank.
17 million pounds of food were distributed through 16 counties. There were 33,500 vehicles served at drive-thru distributions, and volunteers helped more than 26,000 hours.
The pandemic has left nearly 30 million unemployed in the US. Now, many are turning to charities for help.
Silver Eagle Beverages announced Monday they are making donations of $50,000 to the San Antonio Food Bank and $10,000 to the South Texas Food Bank.
When protein-rich donations to the San Antonio Food Bank began to dwindle earlier this month, GoodHeart Brand Specialty Foods wasted no time developing a plan to serve the community.
Within the past several weeks, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff have put together a number of groups and panels to deal with the economic fallout from COVID-19 — and to plan for how the city and county can get back to business.
Texas Woman Donates Most of Stimulus Check After Seeing Around 10,000 People Lining Up Outside Food BankPhillip Kent2020-04-23T08:09:43-05:00
A woman in Texas gave away most of her stimulus check after she saw thousands of people lined up outside a food bank in her city.
The San Antonio Food Bank distributed food to thousands of families on Tuesday. Another distribution will take place on Friday at the Toyota Field.
La Familia Cortez decided to keep the Fiesta going as the event will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. On Saturday, the drive-thru will end at 9 p.m. The company will also have Fiesta merchandise and medals available for purchase. All proceeds from the medals will go to the San Antonio [...]