H-E-B has announced plans to donate $1 million spread out among 18 food banks in Texas through the Feeding Texas program, part of the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization Feeding America.
The grocery chain has already delivered 23 truckloads of food and almost $100,000 worth of its Meal Simple meals to food banks.
H-E-B is also launching a donation campaign where customers can add $1, $3 or $5 to their bill at the register, or go online to pledge any amount. All donations will support the food banks associated with Feeding Texas.
According to the chain’s vice president of public affairs Winell Herron, “As we emerge from the bitter cold, these donations come at a critical time to help our fellow Texans get back on their feet. H-E-B is here for Texas, and we will do everything we can to support those in need across our great state.”
Those looking to volunteer with Feeding America, or if you need help getting food, visit Feeding America’s website.