Lone Star College Provides Essential Supplies in Fight Against COVID-19

By: Bill Van Rysdam
| Published 04/24/2020

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HOUSTON, TX – Lone Star College-Houston North distributed food, face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and soap to assist residents in protecting themselves against the coronavirus. The LSC-Houston North Mask Drive was conducted in partnership with Houston Airport System, Houston Foodbank, Avenue 360 Health and Wellness, and the city of Houston.

“One of the goals of Lone Star College-Houston North is to support the needs of the community,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “This event demonstrated that commitment and I am proud that Lone Star College is in the position to continue to help this underserved area.”

In all, 400 boxes of food, 6,400 face masks, 1,600 bottles of hand sanitizer, 1,000 sets of gloves and 1,600 bars of soap were handed out. Citizens stayed in their cars with volunteers handing out items while practicing social distancing. The supplies were distributed at God’s Grace Community Church.

“It truly is a blessing to be in the position of helping our fellow Houstonians during this time,” said Quentin Wright, Ed.D., LSC-Houston North president. “We were scheduled to hand out supplies at 11 a.m., but had people arriving at 5:30 a.m. which really demonstrated how important this event was to the community.”

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