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TXU Energy, Caritas of Waco partner to distribute fans, food to those in need

CTX nonprofit giving away fans
Posted at 10:54 PM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 23:54:51-04

WACO, TX — TXU Energy and Caritas of Waco have teamed up to help Central Texans beat the heat.

Volunteers are set to distribute fans, along with canned goods, fresh fruit and vegetables to those in need.

The fan drive is part of TXU Energy's Beat the Heat program, which partners with community service organizations across the state to promote heat safety awareness and energy conservation.

Caritas will manage the fan distribution as part of its regular drive-thru food service.

The event will be contactless, and staff and volunteers will wear PPE and practice social distancing. Participants must remain in their cars and their trunks should be emptied before pulling into the line. A staff member will then place the package in the trunk or bed of the vehicle.

The first 100 families are guaranteed a fan. Additional fans will be distributed at future drive-thru food service events. No registration is required.

The distribution will take place on Thursday, August 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 300 South 15th Street at the corner of 15th and Mary in Waco.