Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott Swings By to Visit

During a few stops around the state in conjunction with Texas Independence Day and Read Across Texas, First Lady Cecilia Abbott squeezed in a visit to the Food Bank to learn about our operations and how they fit the needs of our community.

Mrs. Abbott has shown a keen interest in the work of food banks as First Lady and we were honored to have been one of her stops.

Dial 2-1-1 for free, bilingual information and referrals for food assistance and other health and human services.

The mission of the Texas WIC (Women, Infants & Children) program is to improve the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk.

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Did you know that a $10 donation can help provide up to 40 meals for desperate people in your community? Rest assured, that every penny of your donation will be stretched to it’s maximum effect. By making a donation, you are helping to ensure that hungry children in Southeast Texas are adequately nourished, that none of our senior citizens are forced to chose between medicine and food, and that every family facing a crisis can at least have the assurance of food on the table.

Your gift goes a long, long way!

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