City Libraries Fights Hunger with Annual Food for Fines Drive

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi’s Public Libraries will kick-off their annual “Food for Fines” drive Tuesday, September 3 benefiting the Coastal Bend Food Bank. 

Non-perishable cans, packaged food, and pet food items will be accepted and will clear overdue library fees only. Each donated item is worth $1 in overdue fees; glass containers, open packages, repackaged or expired food items will not be accepted. 

The drive held in honor of National Hunger Awareness Month is organized to help residents in need throughout the Coastal Bend while promoting the multiple services available through Corpus Christi Public Libraries. 

For more information contact Library Director Laura Garcia, at 361-826-7070 or visit 

Food for Fines