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Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 2:15 PM CDT
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Wednesday, December 2nd - Brazos Center - 5 a.m. - 7 p.m.

The holidays are a time when family and friends come together. As the family of KBTX prepares for the holidays, we invite you and your family to join us Wednesday, December 2nd at the Brazos Center in Bryan for the 25th annual Food for Families Food Drive.

During this event we will broadcast live throughout the day as we work to alleviate hunger in the Brazos Valley. Shop any of your local grocery stores using the list below as a guide to help you support this incredible effort that benefits the mobile pantry operated by the Brazos Valley Food Bank, your local non-profit organization “seeking to eliminate hunger by the distribution of food and grocery products through a network of nonprofit organization while providing education and community awareness on issues of hunger.” Together we can make a difference.

Additional drop sites are located at the Son-Shine Outreach Center, 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Pridgeon Community Center in Franklin, 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Hearne Railroad Depot in Hearne, 6:00a.m. – 7:00p.m., St. Mary’s, Lady of the Lourdes Catholic Church Hall in Caldwell, 6:00a.m – 7:00p.m. and Mid-South Synergy in Navasota from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. To your family, from our family at KBTX-TV, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

DONATION IDEAS

Please Remember, Non-perishables only! No homemade or perishable items will be accepted.

Beans (canned or dried)Vegetables (canned)Canned Meats
Cereal (family size)Cereal (individual size)Cereal Bars
ChiliCoffeeDiapers (child & adult)
FlourFruits (canned)Mac n’ Cheese
Fruit cups (shelf stable)Granola BarsJam/Jelly
Juice Boxes (individual size)Ketchup & MustardVienna Sausages (poptop)
OatmealPaper TowelPeanut Butter
Pudding (shelf stable)RiceRavioli
PastaSugarSoup (regular and pop top)
Toilet PaperTuna (regular and pop top)Tuna/Chicken Salad kits
Bottled Water