EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso-area meals banks say demand for meals help exhibits no indicators of slowing down.
In response to the El Pasoans Combating Starvation Meals Financial institution, prior to now two weeks, they’ve seen a 25 % improve within the variety of folks needing emergency meals.
Every day 140 packing containers of emergency meals are delivered, for a complete of 700 packing containers per week.
Meals financial institution officers stated every distribution website serves a mean of 9,000 to 10,000 households every single day.
The meals financial institution additionally stated they ship 1,800 packing containers of meals every week to seniors (1,400), disabled folks (293) and people who find themselves COVID-positive and can’t go away their houses.
The meals financial institution presently has a ready listing with 275 seniors and 150 disabled.
Their residence supply program receives about 200 calls a day, which incorporates emails and apps.
For data on how one can donate to the meals financial institution, go to https://elpasoansfightinghunger.org/.