TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - This week only, the East Texas food bank modified its distributions hours to 8 to 10 a.m. Friday. national Guard members helped distribute emergency food boxes that included, carrots, potatoes and apples. According to Dennis Cullinane, East Texas Food Bank CEO, 1 in 4 East Texans and 1 in 3 children in East Texas, are in need of food.
KLTV’s Dante Nunez describes what inside this week’s weekly distribution.
The food bank provided up to 728 boxes today and inside these boxes they included potatoes, a gallon of milk, beans and more.
The food bank will be back in Tyler and distribute emergency food boxes on June 12th from 10am-12pm.