McAllen VA to host free drive-thru pantry for veterans Wednesday

2 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Monday, July 12 2021 Jul 12, 2021 July 12, 2021 4:54 PM July 12, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital
Credit: MGN Online

The VA Texas Coastal Bend Health Care System in partnership with the South Texas Food Bank will hold a free drive-thru food pantry for eligible veterans on Wednesday, July 14. 

The food pantry will run from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. on at the McAllen Outpatient Clinic, located at 901 East Hackberry Avenue, according to a news release from the organization.

Veterans must be enrolled in health care at the McAllen VA Outpatient Clinic and present a valid valid VA identification card

Veterans are asked to remain in their vehicles while VA staff verify eligibility; once verified, volunteers will place the food items in the truck of the vehicles. 

Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 877-424-3838 for immediate assistance.

Individuals, organizations, and businesses interested in donating food items are asked to call Yara Doyle at 956-904-4533. 

For information about future events, follow the Texas Valley Coastal Bend VA on Facebook.

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