AOC raises $3.2 million for Texas winter storm victims, volunteers at Houston food bank
Congresswomen from two different states came together Saturday to provide relief of Texans impacted by the winter storm.
U.S. Representatives Sylvia Garcia and Shelia Jackson-Lee of Texas, along with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York joined forces Saturday morning. The elected officials met at the Houston Food Bank to pack boxes of meals and share their plan to help Texans hit hard by this week’s deadly weather event.
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez announced that she helped to raise $3.2 million. The New York congresswoman said 100% of the donations will be split among five to ten organizations, which includes the Houston Food Bank. The chosen organizations either provide food support, elder care, or shelter assistance.
“Disasters don’t strike everyone equally, said Ocasio-Cortez….