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Send gluten-free food to Hurricane Harvey survivors

Today I sent a box of gluten-free food to the San Antonio Food Bank in support of the victims of Hurricane Harvey. They are accepting donations by mail because they understand gluten-free food is necessary for those with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

Can you imagine what it would be like to try to find gluten-free food during a disaster? How hungry would you have to get before you were forced to eat something that wasn’t safe?

If you would like to donate shelf-stable food, not food that needs to be refrigerated or frozen, here is what to do:

  • Pack up breakfast cereal, shelf-stable bread, such as Schar, Sun butter, snack bars, dried fruit, shelf-stable meals, such as Tasty Bite, instant oatmeal, granola, snack mix, etc. The food bank does not have any special requests, as they are in need of most everything. (Note: they have an ample supply of shelf-stable “milk” of all kinds, including soy etc.)
  • Mark the outside of the box “Disaster Relief/Gluten-Free Food” in large bright letters. These boxes will be kept separate from other food donations and will be sent to where they are needed as requests are received.
  • Send the box to: 

San Antonio Food Bank

5200 Enrique M. Barrera Parkway

San Antonio, Texas 78227

Every little bit helps, so please send whatever you can!


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