BRYAN, Texas —
The effects of COVID-19 are not going away anytime soon and food banks are seeing a new wave of residents in the Brazos Valley who are finding themselves having trouble making ends meet.
Thanks to funding from the Texas Department of Emergency Management, the Brazos Valley Food Bank has been given ample food to distribute in May, which is why they are able to offer seven free drive-thru food distributions throughout the Brazos Valley.
Anyone in need of food can come pick some up. There is no ID or paperwork required, but you will be verbally asked specific questions about your household including the number of people in the household ,ages and race, and if you have ever visited a food pantry before.
The distributions will include the following:
- 1 Emergency food boxes (shelf-stable pantry items) per household
- 1 Allotment of fresh items such as produce, milk and protein per household
- A hot Chick-fil-A box meal per person in the car ( up to 2)
Listed below are the locations and dates when the Brazos Valley Food Bank will be distributing the free food.
May 15 (Friday):
Madison County Fairgrounds (402 Industrial Park Lane, Madisonville)
May 18 (Monday):
Bryan Recreation & Athletic Complex (5440 N Texas Avenue, Bryan)
May 20 (Wednesday):
Burleson County Fairgrounds (905 TX-36, Caldwell)
May 22 (Friday):
Veterans Park & Athletic Complex (3101 Harvey Road, College Station)
May 27 (Wednesday):
Washington County Fairgrounds (1305 E Blue Bell Rd #110, Brenham) May 29, Friday Robertson County Fairgrounds (12185, Fairground Road, Hearne)
May 30 (Saturday):
Grimes County Fairgrounds (5220 FM 3455 Road, Navasota)
Those who attend cannot pick up food for others who cannot attend.
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