“Many small people, in small places, doing small things can change the world” – Eduardo Galeano
During September, employees of Agricola El Nazario joined the volunteer work for the assembly of food pantries delivered by the Food Bank of Culiacan.
Agricola El Nazario is a family business that has been operating since 1943 and was founded by Juan González Reyes, part of Grupo GR; currently, they are a company with the highest quality standards in the production, packaging, transportation, and commercialization of fruits and vegetables. They currently market in Torreon, Coahuila Mexico City, McAllen, San Antonio, Texas, and Nogales, Arizona to offer products 365 days a year. The main products of Agricola El Nazario are Roma Tomato and Cucumber.
Banco de Alimentos de Culiacan provides food support to approximately 150,000 people every two weeks in south-central Sinaloa. It is a private charitable foundation committed to the cause of fighting hunger and malnutrition in our region.
To rescue all food that is not marketable, thus avoiding waste and channeling it to families who are food insecure.
The main programs of the Food Bank are:
La Ruta de la Caridad (The Charity Route): Program of food support and necessities, delivered directly to the beneficiary’s home through sponsors or collaborators of the bank. This program is aimed at people affected by extreme poverty and hunger.
Families of Culiacan: Biweekly food assistance program focused on families in the urban and rural areas of Culiacan with food or extreme poverty.
Rural Communities: Biweekly food attention program focused on families in rural communities in 8 municipalities in central-southern Sinaloa.
Institutions: Food attention program, focused on assistance institutions and associations that serve vulnerable groups; nursing homes, soup kitchens, rehabilitation centers, etc.
Institutions – Culiacan Food Bank (baculiacan.org.mx)