Houston Food Bank needs more partners to serve as distribution points after Harvey


HOUSTON – Houston has been slowly getting back to normal after Hurricane Harvey.

However, there is still a great need to help those who were displaced by floodwaters.

The Houston Food Bank has been helping with supplies, but now, they are reaching out and asking for help.

The Houston Food Bank needs more partners to serve as distribution points.

Areas where the Houston Food Bank is most in need of partners include the Katy, Humble, Kingwood and Sheldon Lake areas in Harris County, as well as Dickinson/Galveston County and Brazoria, Fort Bend, Liberty and San Jacinto Counties.

Partners must be able to:

  • Accept and handle anywhere from 10 to 20 pallets of food (an 18-wheeler trailer holds 20 pallets).
  • Serve 150 to 300 people (or households) in a four-hour period.
  • Provide 10 to 20 volunteers at one time.
  • Be solely responsible for maintaining the site.
  • Comply with Houston Food Bank rules for Disaster Temporary Agencies.

Learn how to become a temporary agency at houstonfoodbank.org/harveysites.

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