The Lower Colorado River Authority has donated $26,000 to more than two dozen local food banks in 22 counties throughout its service territory.

LCRA contributed $1,000 each to 26 food banks to help provide food for people in need.

“This year has been one of extraordinary challenges,” said Phil Wilson, LCRA general manager. “The need for help continues to rise, especially during the holidays, and food banks across our region are working hard to provide for people and families through these difficult times. We are pleased to be able to help support their important work.”

According to the LCRA, the Wharton County SHARE received a local donation as part of the recent donations to food banks.

The recipient food banks are in Bastrop, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Gonzales, Hays, Kimble, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, Mason, Matagorda, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba, Tom Green, Waller, Washington and Wharton counties.

About LCRA

The Lower Colorado River Authority serves customers and communities throughout Texas by managing the lower Colorado River; generating and transmitting electric power; providing a clean, reliable water supply; and offering outdoor adventures at more than 40 parks along the Colorado River from the Texas Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. LCRA and its employees are committed to fulfilling our mission to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve through water stewardship, energy and community service. LCRA was created by the Texas Legislature in 1934 and receives no state appropriations. 

For more information, visit http://www.lcra.org.

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