AUSTIN, Texas - As COVID-19 continues to affect thousands of families, the Central Texas Food Bank continues to do its part to help keep food on the table for those in need.
The organization has committed to continue its mobile food distribution event through the month of May and at last week's event at Toney Burger Stadium more than 1,500 boxes were given out.
Food is being distributed today in the parking lot of Del Valle High School located at 5201 Ross Road from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Those who attend are asked to stay in their cars to adhere to social distancing requirements and volunteers will help assist. No walk-ups are allowed.
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Those attending today's distribution will get a food box filled with non-perishable staples. The contents of each box will differ but could include items such as peanut butter, brown rice, canned tuna or chicken, and canned fruits.
The food bank will also provide either a box of frozen food items or a bag of produce.
Food quantities are limited so only those who are truly experiencing food insecurity should attend today's event.
The Circuit of the Americas is also teaming up with the Central Texas Food Bank for an event this weekend on Sunday, May 10 from noon until 5 p.m. Those who donate will have a chance to drive on COTA's 3.4-mile race track.
In 2019, the Central Texas Food Bank says it served 39 million meals and provided food services for non-profits across 21 Central Texas counties.
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