City of Pharr to Hold Community Prayer for Victims of Uvalde Tragedy, TODAY 5/25 @ 5:15 pm

Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr will hold a Community Prayer for victims of the Uvalde tragedy, their families, and the entire Uvalde community.

The Community Prayer will take place at 5:15 pm TODAY, May 25, 2022, at the Pharr Downtown Park (next to city hall) at 118 S. Cage. Blvd in Pharr. 

“It is truly heartbreaking and utterly devastating to fathom what the school district and community of Uvalde, Texas are going through,” said Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims, students, parents, and community,” he continued. “Today, our Pharr community will stand united in prayer for everyone affected by this senseless tragedy, may our prayers help them find strength, healing, and peace,” added Hernandez.

The prayer is open to anyone in our community who wants to sympathize with the victims’ families and the entire community affected by these tragic events in Uvalde, Texas.

“We all are saddened by the tragic events in Uvalde. Nothing is more significant than our children and protecting them is always a priority,” stated Pharr City Manager and Police Chief Andy Harvey. “When we come together as a community we are stronger.”

The City of Pharr in collaboration with PSJA ISD will be collecting new teddy bears in drop-off boxes located at Pharr City Hall (118 S. Cage Blvd, Pharr TX 78577), and at our DRC – Pharr Development and Research Center (850 W. Dicker Rd Pharr, TX 78577) that will be included in care packages for Uvalde students.

All media and the public are invited to attend.

WHAT:  City of Pharr to Hold Community Prayer for Victims of Uvalde Tragedy
WHEN: TODAY, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 5:15 pm
WHERE: Pharr Downtown Park (Next to City Hall) – 118 S Cage Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577