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H-E-B is donating over 120,000 boxes of cereal to Texas food banks

Posted: 7:09 PM, Sep 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-18 20:09:29-04
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September is National Hunger Month and H-E-B wants to give back to the communities of Texas.

Through the Food Bank Assistance Program, H-E-B is planning on donating a bunch of food to Texas food banks.

Each of the 18 food banks throughout Texas will receive two dozen pallets of Hill Country Fare Corn Flakes, which totals at more than 124,000 boxes of cereal.

The company has been on a roll with their hunger initiative. According to a press release they recently raised enough money to provide 3 million meals to Texas Food Banks.

"H‑E‑B’s Help End Hunger in-store donation campaign has been a component of the company’s Food Bank Assistance Program, which gives customers the opportunity to help their local food bank in the fight against hunger," their press release says.

In 2018, the program donated a massive 32 million pounds of food to families in need. SInce the program started in 1982, H-E-B has donated 1 billion pounds of food to thousands of non-profits.

“At H-E-B, we are deeply committed to supporting our communities and helping families with the resources they need to avoid hunger,” said Winell Herron, H-E-B Group Vice President of Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs. “With these gifts, we are proud to support these dedicated organizations that work to combat hunger across Texas throughout the year.”

The following locations will receive cereal deliveries:

San Antonio
• San Antonio Food Bank – (San Antonio)

South Texas
• South Texas Food Bank – (Laredo)
• Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley – (Pharr)

Gulf Coast
• Food Bank of the Golden Crescent – (Victoria)
• Coastal Bend Food Bank – (Corpus Christi)

Central Texas
• Central Texas Food Bank – (Austin)
• Brazos Valley Food Bank – (Bryan)

West Texas
• West Texas Food Bank – (Odessa)
• Concho Valley Food Bank – (San Angelo)
• Food Bank of West Central Texas – (Abilene)
• South Plains Food Bank (Lubbock)

Dallas/Fort Worth
• North Texas Food Bank – (Dallas)
• Tarrant Area Food Bank – (Fort Worth)

Houston
• Houston Food Bank – (Houston)
• Southeast Texas Food Bank – (Beaumont)
• Montgomery County Food Bank – (Conroe)
• Galveston County Food Bank – (Texas City)

East Texas
• East Texas Food Bank – (Tyler)