Free Drive Thru Produce Distribution at Lufkin Expo on Tuesday
Tuesday, June 29, the East Texas Food Bank will be holding a mega Drive-Thru Produce Distribution in Lufkin at the George H. Henderson Expo Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., while supplies last. As with past distributions, the events are open to anyone and there are no eligibility or paperwork requirements. These are drive-thru distributions and walk-ups will not be accepted.
Multiple households can carpool. If someone is unable to attend a distribution, they may send a note with a friend or family member to pick up food for them. The note must include their name, signature, and a statement that the individual is permitted to pick up food for you. Any single car may not have more than three of these notes, so a maximum of four households can be served per vehicle. Representatives with the East Texas Food Bank plan on serving up to 1,200 families during this mega Drive-Thru Produce Distribution.
If a family is unable to attend the drive-thru distribution, they are encouraged to visit the new food pantry at the Deep East Texas Resource Center, which is located at 105 Lofton Street in North Lufkin. The pantry is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays as well as 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays.
More information is at www.DETRC.org. You can also call for more information as well. The number to call is 936.238.3291 or 936.215.0957.