SAN ANTONIO – The Boerne-Champion Chargers football team held a curbside food drive to help those in need as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
The food drive was held Monday afternoon, according to a statement from Boerne ISD officials.
Players and coaches collected more than 185 donations from local businesses and community members.
In total, 4,617 pounds of food from the Boerne and Fair Oaks Ranch area was collected for donations, which equates to $12,766, according to Boerne football officials, and even more donations are expected.
The donations were delivered to Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries and will be given to those in need.
COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019. The disease first appeared in late December 2019 in Wuhan, China, but spread around the world in early 2020, causing the World Health Organization to declare a pandemic in March. The first case confirmed in the U.S. was in mid-January and the first case confirmed in San Antonio was in mid-February.
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