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Garza and partners passing out free PPE in South Austin

Thursday, August 6, 2020 by Tai Moses

Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza and Council Member Ann Kitchen are partnering with the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, constables George Morales and Stacy Suits, and a roster of community sponsors to distribute free personal protective equipment to the Latino community in South Austin, in areas that are experiencing some of the highest Covid-19 positivity rates in the city. Families in need may pick up free face masks and hand sanitizer along with basic school supplies, and sponsor H-E-B may include a “little surprise giveaway” in the bags. Those living in ZIP code 78744 may pick up items at Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square Drive. Those in ZIP codes 78745/48 may come to Akins Early College High School, 10701 S. First St. Volunteers will be at the sites as long as supplies last on Saturday, Aug. 8, 9-11 a.m. Find more details about the event on Facebook.

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