El Paso Food Bank Expands Food Box Distribution Schedule
To better ensure broad coverage, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank’s COVID-19 response team has expanded its emergency food box drive-thru distribution schedule.
El Pasoans Fighting Hunger has modified it's food box distribution schedule to better assist El Paso and surrounding area residents.
The new schedule is as follows:
West: Abundant Living Faith Center West at 7100 N. Desert Blvd. on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Central: Kelly Center for Hunger Relief at 915 N. Florence on Tuesday & Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Northeast: Katie’s Pantry at 4801 Sun Valley - Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
East/Socorro/Clint/San Elizario/Fabens: El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank - Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The drive-thru distribution model began on March 17, 2020, with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger giving out more than 50,000 emergency food boxes to families and individuals in need.
With the increased need - El Pasoans Fighting Hunger (EPFH) is seeking the support of healthy community members to volunteer.
At this time, the food bank needs to recruit 80 volunteers per day (40 volunteers per shift) immediately.
- Volunteers need to be in good health and a minimum of 16 years old. Community members who are able to volunteer can contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Miranda Chapman, at 915-247-0257 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Health and hygiene protocols have been put in place to keep volunteers safe
- People who cannot volunteer are strongly encouraged to assist EPFH with monetary donations - $1 equates to 7 meals
- Donations can be made at elpasoansfightinghunger.org/donate
EPFH’s internal food bank crisis team is partnering with Feeding America, the network of 200 food banks, and local partners to ensure the safest handling of food and distributions to our communities. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, EPFH is committed to serving communities and individuals facing hunger across El Paso, including Culberson and Hudspeth Counties.