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El Pasoans waiting in line at Food Bank

El Paso’s Food Insecurity Challenges May Grow in Coming Months

Lorena Montoya, like thousands of El Pasoans facing financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been relying on the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank to help feed her family.

Battling the ‘Quarantine 15’

Battling the ‘Quarantine 15’

Have you been packing on the pounds over the last several months? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. 

Dubbed the “Quarantine 15,” the weight gain many have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic is a nationwide phenomenon.

Gabriela Gallegos “Crossing a finish line creates an exhilaration you don’t get often as an adult – working toward a goal and having it play out.”

Gabriela Gallegos Natural Drive to the Finish Line

The little boy struggled to finish the race, running well behind the others. So, race organizer Gabriela Gallegos sent a couple of volunteers to run with him. The boy finished the race with a huge smile on his face.

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