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PHARR, Texas – The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley extends its heartfelt gratitude to Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLP for their unwavering support in the form of a generous donation amounting to $5,000. This invaluable contribution was dedicated to bolster the Food Bank RGV’s upcoming Empty Bowls Luncheon and Silent Auction, proudly presented by H-E-B Hunger Relief.
The impact of this donation extends far beyond its financial value, as it directly translates into the provision of up to an additional 25,000 nutritious meals for individuals and families facing the harsh reality of hunger in the Rio Grande Valley.
“Our food bank serves as a lifeline for countless members of our community,” stated Libby A. Saenz, Chief Executive Officer of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley. “We are committed to ensuring that we have an ample supply of essential foods to support proper nutrition and nourishment for those who rely on us. Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott’s generous donation plays a pivotal role in making this mission achievable.”
The Food Bank RGV’s Empty Bowls Luncheon and Silent Auction presented by H-E-B Hunger Relief will take place on October 17, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bert Ogden Arena located in Edinburg, TX. KRGV’s Tim Smith and KTEX’s JoJo Cerda will serve as the official Emcees for the luncheon. With the price of admission, guests will enjoy delicious cuisine from over 30 local restaurants. Empty Bowls 2023 will also feature a silent auction, music, raffles, and more. Guests will also receive a unique hand-painted ceramic bowl to serve as a reminder of the hunger faced by many in the Rio Grande Valley. Tickets are available for $35 at the Bert Ogden Arena box office or online at www.bertogdenarena.com.
The Food Bank RGV continues to be a beacon of hope, making an indispensable difference in the lives of those in need. Contributions like the one from Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLP enable the food bank to maintain its unwavering commitment to the community by providing essential resources and support to its extensive network of 275 partner agencies across Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties.
To join as an Empty Bowls Sponsor or restaurant and contribute to the Food Bank RGV’s ongoing efforts to combat hunger in the Rio Grande Valley, please contact Philip Farias at 956-904-4513 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how you can make a difference.