Food Bank RGV and Clark Knapp Honda Partner Up

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Food Bank RGV and Clark Knapp Honda Partner Up

Daniel Clark, Chris Rodriguez, Stuart Haniff of Food Bank RGV, Israel Silva, Roger Solis and Andrew Moreno. (Courtesy)
Daniel Clark, Chris Rodriguez, Stuart Haniff of Food Bank RGV, Israel Silva, Roger Solis and Andrew Moreno. (Courtesy)

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley and Clark Knapp Honda are making the holidays brighter for families in the RGV.

Clark Knapp Honda has made a donation of $5,000 to sponsor a special Thanksgiving Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry at the Food Bank RGV Nov. 18. From 7-10 a.m., or until capacity, The first 1,500 families will receive turkeys.

The DTEP will follow the Food Bank RGV’s mobile drive-thru model of little or no contact. Staff, volunteers and members of the Clark Knapp Honda Team will assist with the distribution of food. The turkeys, produce and shelf-stable bags of food will be set into the vehicle trunks of attendees. There is a limit of two families (two people) per car to receive assistance. ID and proof of address are requirements. All vehicle occupants must wear face coverings and car trunks must be completely empty. Clients may use the Food Bank RGV’s DTEP once every 30 days.

Food Bank RGV is located at 724 North Cage Blvd.

Drive 4 Holiday Meals

To provide additional support during the holidays, Clark Knapp Honda has begun its “Drive 4 Holiday Meals” campaign. Now through the end of the year, Honda service customers may choose to add a donation to the amount of their service charge. Every dollar donation through this campaign will provide up to five meals for individuals in the RGV.

To sponsor a DTEP distribution, contact Philip Farias at 956-904-4513 or pfarias@foodbankrgv.com. Online monetary donations are also accepted at foodbankrgv.com.

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