The Corpus Christi of Texas A&M University distributes grocery bags to students

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – As you can imagine, college students living on campus are feeling the effects of this economic backlog, and some are experiencing tough times.

Today at Texas A & M Corpus Christi, Izzy’s Food Pantry was up and running with prepackaged items like meat, protein, and fruit and vegetables. According to college president Dr. Kelly Miller, many of these students work in retail and wait for tables in restaurants that may be closed.

“These are wonderful students, hardworking students, but right now they need a little extra help so we can double the amount of food we serve each week,” said President Miller.

The college is partnering with HEB, the Coastal Bend Food Bank, and the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to double the number of food donations.

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