CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Without a doubt, the economy has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, affecting thousands of Texans.
Local churches, school districts, and food banks have started pop-up distribution sites all across the City of Corpus Christi and surrounding areas to help the community in this time of need.
The Summer curbside meals program from the Corpus Christi Independent School District will resume at the District's 10 Middle Schools and 6 comprehensive High School’s each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this upcoming six-week period.
"Starting Thursday, August 13, free breakfast and lunch will be provided to all CCISD students. Curbside service will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.," said CCISD officials.
Many families have relied on the food being distributed by CCISD over the past several months.
3News has compiled a list of other free food distribution sites for you and they are listed below:
Church Unlimited (Westside location) says their food distribution hours have changed. Their hours are now Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Coastal Bend Food Bank holds various distributions, so please check their webpage for future dates. The Coastal Bend Food Bank also offers a Senior/ Veteran Food Box Program. Learn how you can receive a food box delivered to you every month. All participants must be homebound, organizers say.
Casa de Dios located at 3402 Ayers St, Corpus Christi, TX will be hosting a Milk and Produce distribution tomorrow at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Casa de Dios CC holds various distributions, so please check their webpage for future dates.
Izzy's Food Pantry is available to TAMU-CC students by appointment only from 10 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday. To set up an appointment or for more information, please contact 361-825-FOOD (3663) or email@example.com
Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi, located at 1322 Comanche St. in Corpus Christi, Texas. They offer free food, social services, and financial help for rent, medications, and other emergency needs Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (361) 929-0987 for more information.
First Baptist Church of Corpus Christi offers a food pantry located at 3115 Ocean Drive in Corpus Christi, Texas. They provide drive-thru style food distributions on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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