East Texas Meals Financial institution & DoorDash Now Ship Texarkana Meals Packing containers


Rebecca Mullens Berkley, ETFB

Rebecca Mullens Berkley, ETFB

The East Texas Meals Financial institution has teamed up with DoorDash and their Venture Sprint marketing campaign to ship meals to Texarkana, TX residents who’re enrolled within the Senior Field Program.
‘Dashers’ are delivering meals containers from one of many meals banks’ member companies
to seniors within the space that is perhaps homebound or have restricted transportation choices.

Operation New Day Meals Pantry is operated by three Texarkana church buildings. That is one East Texas Meals Financial institution’s first pilot websites for the service. Three Texarkana church buildings are taking part in this system; Twin Metropolis Church of Christ, Church of Christ on Pine
Road and Christ Apostolic Church, Blood of the Lamb Meeting. The pantry gives containers to nearly 45 seniors every month.

Twin Metropolis Church of Christ Senior Pastor David Watkins mentioned in a press launch;

“We’re completely thrilled to supply this free service to our seniors in Texarkana. Serving to hungry individuals is among the primary components church buildings needs to be centered on and it’s a blessing to assist so many individuals who can’t stretch their {dollars}.”

Rebecca Mullens Berkley, ETFB

Rebecca Mullens Berkley, ETFB

East Texas Meals Financial institution serves 26 counties and has over 6,500 seniors receiving meals containers month-to-month.

ETFB Chief Influence Officer Tim Butler mentioned;

 “We’re so grateful for Venture DASH’s dedication to serving to seniors with starvation aid.”

Venture Sprint shall be including extra supply places sooner or later to areas that the ETFB serves. Longview started the service final week.


Rebecca Mullens Berkley, ETFB

To qualify for senior containers, candidates should be 60 years of age or older. There’s additionally an earnings and residency requirement. Extra info is out there at easttexasfoodbank.org or you may also name the ETFB at (903) 597-3663.



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