HEB vs Harvey: Texans Helping Texans

Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Texas coast with category 4 force this weekend, causing coastal Texans to hunker-down or even flee their homes ahead of the rising waters. And though it’s not completely over, already, Texas is responding to needs of their countrymen.

Social media is rife with examples of first-responders and individual Texans rushing forward at great risk to help their fellow Texans get to safety, but this is also true of Texas business and charity, such as HEB, who have mobilized to coast. In fact, the chatter on line is that HEB trucks are visibly near the disaster scene, but FEMA is no-where to be seen.

I spoke with Cindy Garza Roberts, Director of Public Affairs HEB Houston, and while she couldn’t confirm that last detail, she did take time relate to us some details about their disaster relief effortS.

As of yesterday afternoon, HEB has disaster relief units in Victoria, which includes mobile kitchens that deliver water, hot meals, and pharmacy supplies. Each mobile kitchen is capable of providing 2200 meals a day; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, HEB is assisting area shelters with various products and food supplies.

HEB has 2 mobile kitchens, one of …

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