DEL RIO, Texas – Del Rio Sector employees joined forces with local charities and donated hundreds of gifts to share the holiday spirit and bring happiness to local children.
“I am extremely proud of the generosity our employees displayed this holiday season in donating hundreds of gift for children in our community,” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz. “These acts demonstrate the compassion and loyalty our employees have for their fellow community members. Their service is not limited to border security.”
Agents assigned to the Eagle Pass and Eagle Pass South stations along with officers from the Eagle Pass Office of Field Operations distributed hundreds of gifts amongst the Eagle Pass Food Bank, Mission: Border Hope, and the Winter Garden Women’s Shelter.
In Del Rio, agents and professional staff collected hundreds of gifts for the children in the community. The gifts were distributed between the Baptist Children and Family Services and Caldwell Elementary.
All gifts will be given to the families designated by the charities and school.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.