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Food bank prepares for hurricane season, makes disaster relief packs

TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

Released by Karolyn Davis with the East Texas Food Bank:

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - As part of Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 23]29, volunteers at the East Texas Food Bank will be assembling 2,600 disaster relief packs. The packs, which are designed to provide a "first wave" of relief following a hurricane, will be pre]positioned at ten food banks in Texas and Louisiana in advance of hurricane season. Through an innovative partnership between the global health care company Abbott and Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger]relief charity, these disaster relief packs are designed to get the right nutritional products, in the right place, before a disaster hits. Designed to be given directly to affected families, the packs contain Abbot nutritional products meant to meet immediate needs for up to three days.

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