Central Texas Food bank announces four drives in July

Volunteers help load food at an event hosted by the Central Texas Food Bank at Del Valle High School in April. (Courtesy Central Texas Food Bank)
Volunteers help load food at an event hosted by the Central Texas Food Bank at Del Valle High School in April. (Courtesy Central Texas Food Bank)

Volunteers help load food at an event hosted by the Central Texas Food Bank at Del Valle High School in April. (Courtesy Central Texas Food Bank)

Since the coronavirus pandemic began affecting the Austin community, the Central Texas Food Bank has held free drive-thru food distribution events to help feed residents in need.

The events will continue in July with four events, including two at Nelson Field in Northeast Austin. Families arriving in cars will be able to receive one box of produce, 1-2 gallons of milk, an 8- to 20-pound box containing chicken or pork products, and a box of shelf-stable items, as available.

The food bank is seeking volunteers for the events, which will take place from 8-11 a.m. Anyone interested can sign up at the Central Texas Food Bank website.

July 9

Nelson Field, 7105 Berkman Drive, Austin


July 16

Toney Burger Activity Center and Stadium, 3200 Jones Road, Austin

Enter at the north side of the facility from the eastbound Hwy. 290 frontage road.

July 23

Del Valle High School, 5201 Ross Road, Del Valle

July 25

Nelson Field, 7105 Berkman Drive, Austin


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