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Central Texas: Food For Families Drive Receives Tons Of Donations


(Photo by John Carroll)

(Photo by John Carroll)

CENTRAL TEXAS (November 23, 2013) An army of volunteers turned out in cold wet weather throughout Central Texas as residents responded to the annual Food for Families drive with tons of donations.

The annual drive fills the shelves of food pantries throughout Central Texas.

It will be several days before the donations are tallied, but this year’s goal in the nine-county food drive was 1.5 million pounds.

Preliminary Donation Totals

Waco: 340,593
McGregor: 17,804
McLennan County: 387,524... 49,000 More Than 2012.
Roughly $47,000 In Cash For McLennan County.
Hillsboro: 67,675
Groesbeck: 31,622
Marlin: 18,436
Cameron: 12,100
Belton: 29,059
Whitney: 65,325
N. Bosque: 18,400
Temple: 108,520
Copperas Cove: 47,513
Gatesville: 320,121


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