Sally Ann Padron cheerfully waved down a car before carrying two hot meals packaged in foam containers and plastic bags to the driver and passenger.

“Do y’all need more for your mom and dad, or your grandma?” Padron asked them, handing over water bottles and a bag of apples.

Ciara McCarthy covers public health for the Victoria Advocate as a Report for America corps member. You can reach her at cmccarthy@vicad.com or at 580-6597 or on Twitter at @mccarthy_ciara. To support local journalism at the Advocate through Report for America, go to VictoriaAdvocate.com/report.

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Ciara McCarthy covers public health and health care for the Advocate as a Report for America corps member. Questions, tips, or ideas? Please get in touch: cmccarthy@vicad.com or call 361-580-6597.

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Pat Tally

Thanks, Ciara, good article. We need the positive stories of what actions people in the community are taking to help each other get through this.

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Ciara McCarthy

Thank you for reading, Pat! And I agree - it's great to see how people are thinking creatively and compassionately to help their neighbors.

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