Food bank to distribute goods at Civic Center

  • North Texas Food Bank will distributed preboxed food at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Friday, May 29, beginning at 10 a.m. Courtesy photo
    North Texas Food Bank will distributed preboxed food at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Friday, May 29, beginning at 10 a.m. Courtesy photo
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Hopkins County Regional Civic Center has partnered with North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) to distribute food to hungry families of Hopkins County next week. The only requirement is that the food is picked up in a vehicle.

No proof of identification will be needed to drive through the first-come, first-served distribution line. Food will already be boxed up and delivered to the vehicles with minimal touch to keep with COVID-19 restrictions.

Distribution will be at 10 a.m.-noon, Friday, May 29 at the Civic Center, 1200 Houston St. in the Sulphur Springs High School parking lot behind the Dairy Museum. NTFB staff will decide if the distribution time will be extended.

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a nonprofit hunger-relief organization operating a volunteer and distribution center in Plano — the Perot Family Campus. Last year, the food wank worked in partnership with member agencies from their network to provide access to almost 77 million meals across a 13-county service area — more than 200,000 meals per day for hungry children, seniors and families. The goal of NTFB is to provide access to 92 million nutritious meals annually by 2025. NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger-relief organization.