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Local food bank ready to help needy government workers affected by shutdown

Posted at 6:07 PM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 19:10:50-05

If you are a government employee and are in need of an emergency meal the Coastal Bend Food Bank can help, but you but you must follow these steps.

First, you will need to call the food bank and explain your situation.

Second, employees must show some type proof such as an identification card to show that you are a furloughed employee.

And lastly, you will need to fill out the necessary paperwork at the food bank.

The Coastal Bend Food Bank is encouraging the public to donate items as well saying every donation can make a big difference as the partial government shutdown continues.