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Benefit the Community Food Bank for the Tenth Consecutive Year

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Tucson:  For the tenth consecutive year, UA4Food will combine the efforts of University of Arizona students, faculty and staff to fight hunger.  Proceeds from this year’s UA4Food Drive will benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s hunger relief programs.

The UA4Food Drive is a program of The University of Arizona Office of Community Relations and is supported by the Marshall Foundation.  Detailed information is available at www.ua4food.arizona.edu.

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 3 – April 1, 2014 – Check the UA4Food Web site for participating departments and ambassadors.  Give easily and securely through the Community Food Bank’s virtual giving center at http://give.communityfoodbank.org/ua4food.

Contacts:  Sheila McGinnis at 626-4671 or Lou Medran at 449-8340.

  • Staff Advisory Council “Stuff the CatTran” – Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6:00 AM to 7 PM – At the CatTran Passenger Drop Off Zone at Cherry & University.

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

Contact: Claudia Arias at (520) 621-2546. 

  • Spring Fling 2012 Food DriveApril 11, 2014, 4:00 – 10:00 PM – Combine fun with philanthropy! Receive $5.00 off your Spring Fling wrist band purchase with a donation of four (4) cans of food. Web site:  www.springfling.arizona.edu

ContactJared Young at 621-5610.

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

To make a secure online monetary donation directly to combat hunger in Southern Arizona go to the Community Food Bank’s virtual giving center at http://give.communityfoodbank.org/ua4food. (Every dollar donated = 4 meals to local people in need!)