Houston Congregation to Hold Weekly Food Drive-Thru to Aid Families Impacted by COVID-19

Press Release
For immediate release
The Rev. Ed Gomez
Vicar of San Pablo/ St. Paul’s, Houston

[April 7, 2020] Houston, Texas – St. Paul’s/San Pablo Episcopal Church is working in collaboration with the Houston Food Bank and Crossroads at Park Place to host a weekly drive-thru pantry to assist individuals and families who have been affected by the novel coronavirus.

The first drive-thru pantry will take place Thursday, April 16 at 10 a.m. and will continue weekly on that same day and time.

“The Houston Food Bank will be donating 10 pallets of food to distribute to the most vulnerable in our community. We have two elementary schools in our area—Park Place and Gulf Crest, and many of those students highly depend on the food given by their schools. We will be distributing bags of food while maintaining all health and safety measure to keep everyone safe,” said the Rev. Ed Gomez, vicar of St. Paul’s/San Pablo.

St. Paul’s/San Pablo is located in the Gulfgate Community, just a few miles north of the Hobby Airport in H­­ouston’s Precinct 2. The church is in one of the most under-performing and under-resourced areas in Harris County in terms of available and accessible healthcare, education programs, job development, youth programs and behavioral mental health programs.

WHEN: Weekly starting Thursday, April 16 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: St. Paul’s/San Pablo: 7843 Park Pl Blvd, Houston, TX 77087 – Church Parking Lot

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