As the COVID-19 crisis worsens food insecurity for thousands of our neighbors, Central Texas’ largest hunger-relief organization has continually stepped up to meet the community’s unprecedented need – and the numbers show it. In fiscal year 2020, CTFB distributed a record $64.5 million pounds of food, averaging serving nearly 300,000 individuals per month. Safety precautions and skyrocketing demand called for the agency’s shift to drive-through mass distributions. Of course, such efforts wouldn’t be possible without the tens of thousands of volunteers who risked illness and donated more than 100,000 hours last year to help families get food on their tables.
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