City of Pharr to Host Hurricane Ready Sandbag Giveaway on Saturday, 5/28 @ 8 am

Pharr, Texas – In anticipation of the start of Hurricane Season on June 1st, the City of Pharr will be hosting a Hurricane Ready Sandbag Giveaway.

The event will take place from 8 am to 12 pm on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the Pharr EMS Headquarters (3000 N. Cage Blvd) in Pharr.  

“The time to prepare is now,” said Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “Hurricane season is upon us (June 1st — November 30th) and we want to ensure that our Pharr families are ready and prepared,” he continued. “The City of Pharr invites residents to come out Saturday morning to pick up sandbags and we will also have hurricane-ready kits available for the first 300 people,” added Hernandez.

The City of Pharr will be distributing:

  • 6 sandbags per residence
  • 12 sandbags per business 
  • Limited Items: 300 Hurricane Ready Bags

Sandbags will need to be self-filled and residents are reminded to bring their own shovels. *Assistance will be provided to disabled and/or elderly residents. Proof of residency is required (water bill or driver’s license).

All media and the public are invited to attend.

WHAT:  City of Pharr Hurricane Ready Sandbag Giveaway
WHEN: Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 8 am – 12 pm
WHERE: Pharr EMS Headquarters (3000 N. Cage Blvd. Pharr, Texas 78577)