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Pharr, TX  –The Food Bank RGV will be partnering with Boggus Auto Group, to host itsinaugural Sunset Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry (DTEP) on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm or until capacity is reached, at the Food Bank RGV.

 The Sunset DTEP will follow the Food Bank RGV’s mobile drive-thru model with little or no contact. Food bank staff, volunteers, and the Boggus Auto Group team will assist with the distribution of food. Fresh produce, protein, and dairy as well as shelf-stable bags of food will be placed into the vehicle trunks of attendees.

This one-day ONLY Sunset Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry distribution, replaces the Food Bank RGV’s regularly scheduled Wednesday,  7am – 10am Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry for this week only. The Food Bank RGV’s DTEP distribution will resume normal hours again next Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at the Food Bank RGV from 7:00am – 10:00am or until capacity is reached. The distribution is intended to accommodate those who are normally unable to attend due to work or school schedules.

There will be a limit of 2 families (2 people) per car to receive assistance. ID and proof of address are required. All vehicle occupants must wear face coverings and car trunks must be completely empty. Distribution will be first come, first served. Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry services may be used only once within 30 days, clients will not be able to attend if they have attended a DTEP at the Food Bank RGV within the past 30 days, unless there is an emergency need for food.

When:  September 16, 2020 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm; or until supply is exhausted

Where: Food Bank RGV | 724 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577

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Opportunities: Video and photos of overall distribution. Interviews with CEO regarding questions/comments about distribution. Media please check-in with Rosie Martinez or Stuart Haniff before filming or taking photographs.

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