• September 19, 2020

Bimbo Bakeries USA donates to West Texas Food Bank - Odessa American: Local News

e-Edition Subscribe

Bimbo Bakeries USA donates to West Texas Food Bank

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, September 14, 2020 1:50 pm

The West Texas Food Bank received a donation of 15,000 pounds of food from Bimbo Bakeries USA earlier this month to help families throughout the Permian Basin and West Texas. 

The donation from Bimbo Bakeries was made in partnership with Walmart and Tyson Foods through Feeding America. This is the fourth year in a row that the companies have joined forces to make such a donation.

A news release detailed that the companies combined to donate 5,000 pounds of bread and 10,000 pounds of protein set to be distributed in the coming weeks. The food equates to about 12,500 meals.

The West Texas Food Bank has distributed 5.9 million pounds of food over the last five months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Odessa, TX

Current Conditions

Sunny
79°
Humidity: 38%
Winds: ESE at 10mph
Feels Like: 79°

Your Extended Forecast

Tomorrow

weather
High 81°/Low 56°
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.

sunday

weather
High 85°/Low 54°
Sunshine. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 50s.

monday

weather
High 82°/Low 57°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 50s.
Online Features

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




  • ALL-ACCESS: Subscribe to our e-edition and premium website at myoaoa.com.
    You can read your daily newspaper without taking a walk to the driveway.
    Look back at yesterday's newspaper, or issues from months ago with our archive feature.
    Call circulation at 432-337-7314 to sign up today.