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San Antonio Food Bank receives 15,000 pounds of food from Feeding America partnership 

click to enlarge COURTESY BIMBO BAKERIES USA
  • Courtesy Bimbo Bakeries USA
For the fourth year in a row, Walmart, Bimbo Bakeries USA and Tyson Foods have teamed up to support the San Antonio Food Bank’s mission by donating 15,000 pounds of food through a partnership with Feeding America.

Representatives from each of the organizations visited the Food Bank Thursday to deliver the donation, which included 5,000 pounds of bread and 10,000 pounds of much-needed protein that will be distributed over the coming weeks.



A donation of this size equates to 12,500 meals.

“The summer months are always a struggle for food banks, with children out of school and donations lighter because of vacations," SA Food Bank CEO Eric Cooper said in a release.

“2020 has been extra difficult because of the coronavirus pandemic. We’re seeing more families — those who never thought they’d be in this situation — coming in for help. We cannot thank our corporate partners enough for this generous donation during these trying times.”

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