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Hundreds of boxes of food given away at Thursday food distribution

Hundreds of boxes of food given away at Thursday food distribution
Posted at 10:30 PM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 23:30:47-04

The Greyhound Racetrack was jam-packed with people this morning, but they weren't there for the races.

Hundreds turned out for a free food distribution event in the parking lot.

It's one of several drive-thru food giveaways being held by the Coastal Bend Food Bank in partnership with Corpus Christi Produce.

The rain didn't dampen the spirit of the event.

Five-hundred boxes of fresh produce were given away in just about one hour.