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Here's when, where Central Texas Food Bank will distribute emergency food kits

Families will be able to pick up a 28-pound box of food and hygiene items at these distributions.

AUSTIN, Texas — Over the month of April, thousands of people waited in line to pick up emergency food kits at Central Texas Food Bank distributions in the Austin area.

The food bank announced it has added six new drive-thru distributions for the month of June to help more families in need. You can find a list of those events below.


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Travis County Distributions

  • Nelson Field
    When: Saturday, Aug. 8, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Location: 7105 Berkman Drive
  • Smile Direct Facility
    When: Thursday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Location: 300 Vista Ridge Drive in Kyle
  • Nelson Field
    When: Thursday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Location: 7105 Berkman Drive
  • Del Valle High School
    When: Saturday, Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Location: 5201 Ross Road
  • Tony Burger Stadium
    When: Thursday, Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Location: 3200 Jones Road
  • Travis County Expo Center
    When: Saturday, Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Location: 7311 Decker Lane

How the distribution works

When cars roll up, volunteers will place packed boxes into the trunks of families' cars. Families will get 28 pounds of shelf-stable food such as peanut butter, rice, canned tuna and canned fruit. The boxes will also come with some hygiene products such as toothpaste.

RELATED: 'I'm starving' | Hundreds lined up for Central Texas Food Bank's drive-through distribution

If you need more assistance finding food, you can call 211 or go to the Central Texas Food Bank's website. For schedule updates, you can call the Distribution Programs Hotline at 512-684-2559.

WATCH: Thousands wait in line for food from Central Texas Food Bank


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