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Central Texas Food Bank announces August mass food distributions

The food bank will distribute free food to help those who are facing increased food insecurity during the pandemic.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The video above is a report from April.

The Central Texas Food Bank announced Tuesday its list of mass food distribution events for the month of August.

The food bank said it needs volunteers to assist with these events and with food sorting in our warehouse. For those interested in volunteering, visit the food bank’s website and click on "Volunteer" to sign up.

At these distributions, the Central Texas Food Bank will distribute free food to help those who are facing increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, the food bank said.

Here is a list of the August food distribution events: 

Thursday, Aug. 5

  • Travis County Expo Center
  • 7311 Decker Lane, Austin, Texas 78724
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 7

  • ACC Kyle
  • 1200 Kohlers Crossing, Kyle, Texas 78640
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 13

  • Round Rock Multipurpose Complex
  • 2001 N. Kenney Fort Blvd., Round Rock, Texas 78665
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 14

  • KIPP School South Campus
  • 5107 I-35, Austin, Texas 78744
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 19

  • Nelson Field
  • 7105 Berkman Drive, Austin, Texas 78752
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 21

  • Del Valle High School
  • 5201 Ross Road, Del Valle, Texas 78617
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

  • Nelson Field
  • 7105 Berkman Drive, Austin, Texas 78752
  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Recipients who are driving through are requested to make appropriate space in their trunk or hatch, and those arriving via public transportation or on foot should look for the designated walk-up area. The food bank recommends that those coming without vehicles bring containers in which they can carry the food.

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