UA4Food to Again Benefit Community Food Bank’s Hunger Programs

Click here to Donate to the Wildcats’ UA4Food Virtual Food Drive

Click here to donate to the Main Gate Merchants UA4Food Virtual Food Drive

For the seventh consecutive year UA4Food brings together the efforts of University of Arizona students, faculty, staff and local merchants to fight hunger.  Proceeds from this year’s UA4Food Drive will benefit the Community Food Bank’s Child Hunger/Nutrition Programs and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

The UA4Food Drive is a program of The University of Arizona Office of Community Relations and is supported by the Main Gate Square Merchants.  Detailed information is available at www.ua4food.arizona.edu.  Virtual donations can be made at the same Web site.

Various organizations on campus will conduct individual food drives throughout the school year.  Organizations and dates for the food drives follow….

  • UA4Food Faculty and Staff Drive – March 14– April 6, 2011 – During this time drop off locations for food and monetary contributions will be placed throughout the University of Arizona.  Check the UA4Food Web site for a list of drop off locations and departmental ambassadors. Give easily and securely through the Community Food Bank’s virtual giving center at www.communityfoodbank.org

Contacts:  Holly Altman at 626-4671 or Jacob Coldsmith at 622-0525 x 260

  • Staff Advisory Council “Stuff the CatTran” – Wednesday, April 6, 5:30 AM to 7 PM – At the CatTran Passenger Drop Off Zone at Cherry & University.

Participate in the third annual “Stuff the CatTran” event organized by the Staff Advisory Council, Parking & Transportation Services and UA Community Relations.  Community members are encouraged to contribute non-perishable food items.  Cash contributions will be accepted. Drive up drop off will be available.

Contact: Claudia Arias at 621-2546

  • Spring Fling 2011 Food DriveApril 7 & 8, 2011, 4 – 10 PM – Combine fun with philanthropy! Receive $5.00 off your Spring Fling wrist band purchase with a donation of four (4) cans of food.

ContactBrittany Steinke at 621-5610

Web site:  www.springfling.arizona.edu

For information on the UA4Food Drive, contact Holly Altman at the University of Arizona Office of Community Relations, 626-4671 or log on to www.ua4food.arizona.edu.