Philanthropist Harvey Najim, WOAI /KABB teaming to raise money for Food Bank

Philanthropist Harvey Najim, WOAI /KABB teaming to raise money for Food BankFood Bank CEO Eric Cooper, left, shakes hands with Harvey Najim, who along with the Najim Family Foundation, gave $1.3 million to the food bank on March 7, 2018, for new refrigerated trucks to deliver perishable food. less Food Bank CEO Eric Cooper, left, shakes hands with Harvey Najim, who along with the Najim Family Foundation, gave $1.3 million to the food bank on March 7, 2018, for new refrigerated trucks to deliver ... more Photo: Tom Reel /San Antonio Express-News Photo: Tom Reel /San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Philanthropist Harvey Najim, WOAI /KABB teaming to raise money for Food Bank 1 / 1 Back to GallerySAN ANTONIO - Television stations WOAI and KABB will team this week with philanthropist Harvey Najim to raise money for the San Antonio Food Bank to help it feed thousands of food-insecure families during the coronavirus pandemic. Harvey is incredibly in tune with what is going on at the Food Bank and the extreme need for food as people are losing their jobs, WOAI/KABB news director Mendi Mendoza said. If you spend $100, it turns into $200.The Food Bank says it can turn every $1 donated into seven meals. Instead, you will see volunteers from the Food Bank and other foundations in town on our broadcasts taking your donations via Zoom.The first 1,000 telethon donors each night will receive a free No.

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San Antonio's Sen. Jos Menndez Sends Letter Asking AG Ken Paxton to Sue the Feds Over Migrant Detention Centers

Twitter / Jose MenendezTexas Sen. Jose Menendez speaks to TV news crews outside the state capitol. Texas Sen. Jos Menndez last week fired off a letter to litigious Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urging him to sue the federal government once again.This time over its detention of migrant children at the border.In the letter, Menndez D-San Antonio, cites concerns about the detention sites documented in recent news coverage from overcrowding and neglect to lack of sanitation and medical care all while pointing out that Paxton, a Republican, has a lengthy history of facing off with the feds in court. "As head of the office that purports to protect our state from 'unique threats,' you must acknowledge the unprecedented nature of this crisis happening right before our eyes," Menndez continued. "It is your duty and obligation to investigate these deplorable conditions, and seek justice for children who are suffering and dying in these federally contracted facilities. "Menndez's office said it's received no response.Given the Paxton's hyper-partisan lockstep on issues ranging from the Affordable Care Act to the exclusion of Chick-fil-A from San Antonio's airport, it seems unlikely the AG will give the request much consideration.Even so, it's hard not to admire the senator's eagerness to draw attention to the crisis facing migrant children while throwing shade on the man ostensibly serving as the state's top law-enforcement officer.

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