The pandemic affected so many lives all over the world. Over time it hurt so many families leaving them to struggle. Then so many local charities started coming together to help anyone in need.

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Now with some helping hands from PetSmart pet owners can get some assistance too! El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank shared the good news involving PetSmart Charities, how pets in El Paso won't have to go hungry either. So instead of stressing yourself out while on a tight budget, just schedule a pickup time.

I only say schedule as in looking over their distribution sites and dates that work with your schedule. It shouldn't come as a surprise to you if you notice a lot of homeless people with their pets. In my opinion, I believe homeless people feed their dogs better than they feed themselves.

This pet food distribution is there should you need it. Everyone at some point needs a helping hand and that is okay. PetSmart Charities donated nearly 300,000 pounds of pet food to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. The pandemic really left people and their pets struggling since last year.

Luckily pets in El Paso won't have to face food insecurity thanks to this generous donation. They will provide a full-size bag of dry dog or cat food per family. Thanks to PetSmart Charities' enormous donation and El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank for providing distribution sites for feeding families and pets in El Paso. Below are the listed dates and locations where your family can pick up your furry baby's food.

Wednesday July 7

St. Luke's Catholic Church
930 E. Redd Road
8:30 am - while supplies last.

Thursday, July 8

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank
9541 Plaza Circle
8 am - while supplies last.

Tuesday, July 20

Kelly Center for Hunger Relief
915 Florence Street
9 am - while supplies last.

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