El Pasoans Combating Starvation announce August pet food items distribution

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Pet food stuff distributions throughout the Borderland will choose location quite a few occasions in the course of August.

El Pasoans Fighting Starvation Food Lender gained many shipments of dry pet meals for canine and cats, as effectively as a donation from PetSmart Charities to assistance people with pets going through food insecurity and economical worries.

“Across the Borderland pet proprietors are really grateful to know that the food items lender and other cell pantry websites are distributing pet foods along with food stuff for their people. Acquiring pet food items for their animals is an included bonus to our clientele who arrive to get food stuff help. It allows keep people and animals jointly and so lots of are benefitting from this method, especially throughout these difficult times, that for so several have gotten challenging to manage.” explained Kathy Cox, Main Progress Officer at El Pasoans Preventing Starvation Foodstuff Financial institution. 

PetSmart Charities created a $10 million donation to Feeding The us previously this yr to help animals and their family members in 2021. The donation will give Feeding The united states companions — which includes El Pasoans Fighting Hunger — the prospect to supply pet food to people impacted by work reduction and economical struggles, as well obtain to regular foods pantry staples.

“Food insecurity is at an all-time high for family members owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, and traditionally we have witnessed quite a few stories about pet parents in will need who sacrifice to feed their animals prior to they feed them selves,” claimed Aimee Gilbreath, President at PetSmart Charities. “We are very pleased to make this commitment to present substantially-needed pet food to families across the U.S., eventually supporting retain pets and folks jointly for the duration of this difficult time.”

Pet foodstuff distribution this month is as follows:

August 4: St. Luke Catholic Church (930 E. Redd Rd.) from 8:30 am until finally it is gone

August 12: El Pasoans Battling Starvation (9541 Plaza Circle) from 10 am until it is gone

August 14: Fabens Highway and Bridge Warehouse (1331 Fabens Dr.) from 8 am till it’s gone

August 23: Kelly Center for Starvation Aid (915 Florence St.) from noon till it is long gone

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