Pharr, Texas – Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez M.D. and the Pharr City Commission have partnered with The Hispanic Star and Love Soldiers in their campaign, One United RGV, to distribute 1,000 baskets of groceries to Pharr families, which will feed approximately 4,000 people! The One United RGV Donation Curbside Drive will take place simultaneously at two locations in North and South Pharr on FRIDAY, May 1st, 2020, from 4 pm to 6 pm. 

North Pharr Distribution Location

  • Pharr Events Center (3000 N. Cage Blvd.) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

South Pharr Distribution Location

  • Pharr Development & Research Center (850 W. Dicker Rd.) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

*Each location is limited to 500 baskets and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Valid ID or proof of address is required (light/phone bill).

“Many families in our communities across the Rio Grande Valley are struggling during this COVID-19 pandemic and we hope to be able to provide groceries to those most in need in Pharr,” said Mayor Hernandez, who also serves as the One United RGV Alliance Chair. “The City of Pharr is proud to have matched the 500 grocery basket donation, allowing us to distribute a total of 1,000 baskets to our residents which will feed about 4,000 people,” he continued. “We have partnered with over 18 cities in Hidalgo County during this campaign to provide groceries to families all over the county in a ten-day period,” he added. 

City of Pharr Census staff will be on-site to provide information and answer any questions residents may have about the Census.

The One United RGV campaign is a collective effort compromised of 18 cities across the Rio Grande Valley to assist individuals in our communities by donating 10,000 baskets of groceries over a period of 10 days. This is a national campaign, kicking off in South Texas, that will occur in over 15 states through a joint venture between Love Soldiers, a non-for profit 501 C3, and the Hispanic Star a national organization serving Hispanic communities. For more information, please call (956) 402-4311.All media and the public are invited to attend. 

WHAT:  City of Pharr Drive-Up Grocery Basket Distribution 
WHEN:  Friday, May 1, 2020, from 4 pm to 6 pm
WHERE: North Pharr
               Pharr Events Center (3000 N. Cage Blvd.)
South Pharr
               Pharr Development & Research Center (850 W. Dicker Rd.)