El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank continues to win El Paso hearts over through their stomachs. Not many people in El Paso know exactly how many families actually go hungry in our community. But El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank knows more about that than we sure do.

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But some of us have seen it firsthand in real life and it is truly heartbreaking. In high school, I had my real wake-up call realizing just how many people were going to bed hungry. During high school, I also took confirmation classes which were every Sunday morning at St. Patrick's.

In confirmation, we had to do community service hours in order to complete our confirmation. Both years I had decided to help out at the Thanksgiving Day Feast at Cathedral High School's gym. The Thanksgiving Day Feast that was held had a lot of guests that I was beyond happy to serve.

There were homeless people and families that got to enjoy a warm and free Thanksgiving meal. But not only that, the guests that we served were always so complimenting. They mentioned how blessed they felt over a Thanksgiving meal that some of us take for granted with our families.

Years ago in 2019, we were accepting canned food donations that entered you to win an autographed Metallica poster. Other times you all were a big help was when you also took canned donations to State Line during the State Liner Summer Concert Series. Thanks to YOUR support we were able to deliver those donations to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. When was the last time you felt so grateful for being able to afford some groceries?

Kevin Vargas
Kevin Vargas

If you haven't had to worry about an issue such as that, consider yourself blessed. El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank came through to help a lot of people in our community during that pandemic. Besides that, they continue to help out our community by holding food drives around town.

No family should go hungry and the heroes without capes (El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank) strive to fulfill that mission to help feed some of you and America. So when or if you have a chance to lend a helping hand please help our local food bank, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. Your donations really do go a long way and help struggling families have a chance to eat a meal like you. El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank launched its 'Food Farmacy' earlier this year in March. Just recently they also received a massive donation from PetSmart Charities to feed hungry El Paso pets.

Please head over to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank's website by clicking here to see how you can help out the community. If you can't offer money, please offer your time because every bit of help helps keep families in El Paso fed. You can even check out a behind-the-scenes video from El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank working hard to feed El Paso below.

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