Senator Hinojosa donates to local food bank

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Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, addressed area leaders on Monday, October 21, 2019, during the first anniversary celebration of the Texas A&M University Higher Education Center at McAllen, located at 6200 Tres Lagos Boulevard. (Press Release Photo – NATHANIEL BAEUR )

February 07 2021 06:00 pm

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas — Sen. Juan Hinojosa made a $5,000 donation to the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley.

According to the release, the food bank can convert $1 to 4 meals.

Hinojosa also donated $5,000 to Coastal Bend Food Banks, added the release.

“As many of our neighbors, family members, and friends are facing unprecedented challenges and financial situations, hunger should not be one of their worries. I admire the many food bank employees and volunteers who are in the front lines working tirelessly to meet increased demand,” Hinojosa said in the release. “I know this donation today will allow them to help feed many families who need our support. We are all in this together and I encourage others who have the means to also donate to our food banks.”

If you are in need of food assistance, click here.

If you’re interested in making a donation, click here.

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