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Topic: Hispanic Impact Fund

For Latinos, the simultaneous heath and economic crises created by the COVID-19 pandemic have laid bare the persistent inequality that many of us already live through daily. In spite of this, Latinos have been called on to show up.

Since the beginning of COVID-19, H-E-B has made critical pivots for in-store and online shopping experiences to help keep the community safe, healthy, and fed. Additionally, H-E-B has made concerted efforts to equip their Partners with the best and most current information regarding the pandemic so they can make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

We know that the Hispanic communities we serve will be disproportionately impacted by the current economic downturn associated with COVID-19.

Austin Community Foundation announced today a $50,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Hispanic Impact Fund to support workforce development and entrepreneurism for Hispanic individuals and families in Central Texas.