Tag: RGV Food Bank

Congressman Proposed Using SNAP Funds to Build Border Wall

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Earning 380 dollars every two weeks, Annette Rodriguez feels uncertain knowing that her main food source, the SNAP program, could be taken away. Thanks to SNAP she’s been able to provide a meal for her family for 21 years, Rodriguez along with her sister and mom are part of the 40 million people in the country that benefit from this type of help. But with the recent statement made by Iowa Republican Steve King, his plan would take away billions of dollars from food stamps to fund the border wall. Rodriguez, along with the 3 million...

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PJSA ISD Partners With RGV Food Bank

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley and the PSJA Independent School district announced an important partnership today that will help feed valley families. Thanks to an email sent to PSJA superintendent Dr. Daniel King from former students Priscilla De Leon, families who belong the school district will no longer be affected by hunger as the school will donate food items to the food bank and ultimately reach out to those in need. Both the food bank of the RGV and the PSJA school district hope other school districts can soon make a difference and join this...

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