Our 2017 KBTX Food For Families food drive benefiting the Brazos Valley Food Bank was a big success thanks to donations from across our region.
As of 11:00 p.m. Wednesday these are the numbers from our various donations sites this year. These numbers will likely increase as additional donations are counted.
Brazos Center in Bryan
$93,133 in monetary donations collected
91,518 pounds of food collected
Mid-South Synergy in Navasota
$9,111 in monetary donations collected
10,364 pounds of food collected
St. Mary's Parish Gym in Caldwell
$13,850 in monetary donations collected
12,507 pounds of food collected
Kimbro Center in Madisonville
$7,100 in monetary donations collected
6,552 pounds of food collected
Navasota Valley Electric in Franklin
$4,410 in monetary donations collected
2,214 pounds of food collected
The Brazos Valley Food Bank partners with 38 food pantries, emergency shelters, soup kitchens, and programs for youth, senior citizens, and the disabled to provide more than 6.8 million pounds of food to the community each year.
KBTX wants to thank all our supporters, donors, and volunteers for making this year another successful event as we try to end hunger in the Brazos Valley.