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West Texas Food Bank serves over 70 families at Balmorhea distribution

West Texas Food Bank serves over 70 families at Balmorhea distribution

The West Texas Food Bank (WTFB) held yet another successful distribution that served over 70 families in Balmorhea on Tuesday, July 9.

WTFB visits Balmorhea every second Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Reeves County Community Center. The latest distribution provided vital food assistance but also served as a reminder to community members to bring their yellow West Texas Food Bank identification card for efficient check-in.

“The identification card helps streamline the distribution process, ensuring that families receive the support they need promptly and effectively,” said Daniel Alvarado, digital media director for Reeves County and event coordinator for the West Texas Food Bank.

Alvarado said food distributions are “crucial in providing essential nutrition to our neighbors.”

“We encourage the public to volunteer with us,” Alvarado said. “Volunteers are the heart of our operations, and their dedication enables us to reach more families and individuals in our region.”

WTFB was founded in Odessa in 1985 and has grown into the largest collaborative nonprofit in the Permian Basin, serving an area of 34,000 square miles with over 100 partners. It is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger relief network, and Feeding Texas, a statewide network of food banks.

For more information on the Balmorhea distribution, visit www.reevescounty.org or contact (432) 448-3782.