Posts Tagged ‘DIG IN’

Can you DIG it?

April 15, 2011

Our friends at the Food Bank of Waterloo Region have set themselves an ambitious goal this May.  They want to move a mountain of food in one day and they need your help!

Last year they thought they would try something new.  Instead of running a spring food drive over a few weeks, they thought that it would be more exciting and engaging to focus all that effort into a single day.   They set themselves a big goal: collect 150,000 pounds of food in one day.  They rolled up their sleeves, gathered a team of volunteers and got to work.

And what a lot of work it was!   Literally, a mountain of food was collected during one day and then shared with the many community agencies in Kitchener and Waterloo in the months that followed. (more…)