Community Food Distribution Event to be held on Eastside of San Antonio

IDEA Public Schools, San Antonio Food Bank, Harvey E. Najim and The Downtown Rotary Club partner to help feed San Antonio community.

San Antonio, Texas (May 26, 2020) – On Saturday, May 30, IDEA Najim and the San Antonio Food Bank will host a community food distribution event in partnership with Harvey E. Najim and the Downtown Rotary Club.

Food will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 4831 Lord road near IDEA Najim.  The event is open to the San Antonio community, in addition to IDEA students and families. To receive food, guests are highly encouraged to pre-register at the link here

“Both the San Antonio Food Bank and IDEA Public Schools are doing everything they can to help families during this difficult time,” says Harvey E. Najim, Philanthropist and founder of The Najim Charitable Foundation. “As a district, IDEA Public Schools have given out over two million meals throughout Texas and Louisiana and this partnership is another step to help our community.”

Eric Cooper, president and CEO of the San Antonio Food Bank agrees on the importance of this collaboration. “Our partners at IDEA are on the frontline in the COVID-19 response effort: connecting with kids and families, ensuring all have sufficient food and nourishment, and generally ensuring household safety,” he says.  “Our programmatic efficiencies and the value we bring to the community’s investment in us are directly tied to great partners like IDEA.”

WHO

  • IDEA Harvey E. Najim School
  • San Antonio Food Bank
  • Harvey E. Najim
  • Downtown Rotary Club

WHEN

WHERE

  • Food distribution entrance will be at 4831 Lord Road near IDEA Najim. See map below.


About IDEA Public Schools

This year, IDEA Public Schools celebrates 20 years of impact for students, families, staff and communities. Over the past 20 years, IDEA has grown to a family of 96 tuition-free public schools that serve more than 53,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. IDEA believes a quality Pre-K – 12 public education is the key to success in college and life.

About the San Antonio Food Bank

The San Antonio Food Bank is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing millions of pounds of food to more than 500 charitable organizations in Southwest Texas serving those in need. In addition to food distribution, the San Antonio Food Bank provides numerous programs that not only solve the immediate problems of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security.

For more information about the San Antonio Food Bank, visit our website at www.safoodbank.org. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/safoodbank 

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