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Benefit barbecue set for disabled Banquete vet

Roger Garcia lost his family home to fire
Benefit barbecue set for family of Roger Garcia
Posted at 6:40 PM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 19:43:01-04

BANQUETE, Texas — Disabled veteran Roger Garcia lost his Banquete home to a fire, forcing his family to move in with relatives.

Response to our story more than tripled a GoFundMe fund me set up for his family.

Now, more help is on the way.

Viewer Anna Gonzalez is setting up a fundraiser for the Garcias.

It will be at noon on Saturday May 1 at the Ayers Events Center.

They'll be selling $11 barbecue plates with brisket, sausage and all the trimmings.

All proceeds will go to the Garcia family.

For tickets or more information, you can call Gonzalez at 361-779-1308.