Texans Give $500,000 To Fight Hunger Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

SportsRadio 610 Staff
March 24, 2020 - 5:14 am
New Orleans, LA, USA: Janice McNair , wife of Houston Texans owner Robert McNair (not pictured) on the red carpet prior to the Super Bowl XLVII NFL Honors award show at Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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(SportsRadio 610) With the effects of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the Houston area and far beyond, the Houston Texans have announced the organization is donating $500,000 to help fight hunger in the community.

Texans senior chair Janice McNair announced the donation to the Houston Food Bank and Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston Meals on Wheels on behalf of the McNair Family. 

"We are grateful for the opportunity to make an impactful donation of $250,000 to the Houston Food Bank as well as Interfaith Ministries' Meals on Wheels during this incredibly difficult time in our community," Janice McNair said in a statement. "We are committed to helping our city and are thankful for organizations like these to lift us in moments of need."

The Houston Food Bank and its partners are providing essential services for hundreds of thousands of people, including trucks sent to 10 Houston Independent School District campuses for drive through pickup five days a week. 

Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston is the largest Meals on Wheels provider in the state of Texas, serving meals and more to over 4,300 homebound seniors in the Greater Houston and Galveston County area.