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Aguirre family wins national contest

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MCALLEN, Texas – This morning November 1, 2019, the family that has been recently featured for feeding the areas homeless has been recognized in a big way.

The Aguirre family of McAllen was recognized as the inaugural 2019 Disney and Family Points of Light Volunteer Family of the Year.

The announcement came this morning on National TV on ABC’s Good Morning America show.

In addition to bragging rights the family has won $10,000 for their organization, Emily’s Meals, as well as $10,000 to the Juan Diego Academy, who nominated the family.

The family has also won a trip to Disney World.

“This has been an unbelievable experience, we’re super excited, we feel very blessed, we’re very grateful for everyone who took the time to vote and vote many many times,” Said Coni Aguirre of the Aguirre family.

In addition to the win, the Aguirre family says they are overjoyed with all the public awareness this has brought to their cause and say in the end, that’s what this was all about.

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