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Houston Food Bank gets record donation thanks to diners

Thursday, October 11, 2012
The record donation was presented yesterday at Houston City Hall.

The record donation was presented yesterday at Houston City Hall.

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Thanks to the generosity of thousands of diners during Houston Restaurant Weeks, the Houston Food Bank received a record-setting donation.

Houston Restaurant Weeks donated $1,222,735 to the Food Bank. The check was presented yesterday at Houston City Hall. It is the largest donation the organization has ever given to the Houston Food Bank.

The money was collected from discount meals served by 169 restaurants during August.

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