To help fight hunger in East Texas this holiday season, the East
Texas Medical Center Olympic Center is partnering with the East
Texas Food Bank for a canned food drive Nov. 1-30.
"Roughly 428,000 adults, children and seniors are at risk for
hunger in East Texas, "said Jeramie Hinojosa, director of the ETMC
Olympic Center. "Keeping East Texans healthy and fit is part of our
mission, so we are excited to partner with the food bank for this
Donation barrels will be located at all ETMC Olympic Centers
throughout East Texas during the month of November. Drop off your
canned goods at any ETMC Olympic Center in Tyler, Canton, Cedar
Creek Lake, Chandler, Hide-A-Way Lake, Jacksonville, Lake
Palestine, Mineola, Pittsburg, Rusk and Sulphur Springs.
"Help us give the gift of good health this holiday season,"
added Hinojosa. "Also, each canned food item you donate is worth
$10 off your enrollment fee to any ETMC Olympic Center, which can
range in price from $50-150."
For more information call ETMC at 903-535-6961 or visit us
online at www.etmc.org/fitness.