Food Bank serves 2,000 Tuesday as demand grows by 200%

Members of the Texas Army National Guard began setting up the food for distribution at 8 a.m., and there is already a line of cars with people waiting.

The line ends at the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley in Pharr and heads down Cage Boulevard before turning left on East U.S. Business 83, extending about a mile.

At 9 a.m., the line begins to move. Some members of the National Guard direct the flow of traffic around the back of the facility to the side of the building. There the traffic is divided into two lanes, forming a Y around boxes of food.

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