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Tenth annual UA4Food events to benefit Community Food Bank

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona will benefit from the 10th annual UA4Food program.

This will be the tenth year that UA4Food has donated proceeds from its various food drives to the Community Food Bank; the program starts on March 3.  

UA4Food is a joint effort of the University of Arizona students, faculty and staff to help fight hunger in Southern Arizona.  The program is supported by the Marshall Foundation and is part of the U of A Office of Community Relations. 

For more information on UA4Food go online to www.ua4food.arizona.edu

Various organizations across the campus are also hosting events to benefit the Community Food Bank, they include:

UA4Food Faculty and Staff drive – (ongoing from March 3 to April 1) for those interested in making a monetary donation, they can do so via the following link – http://give.communityfoodbank.org/ua4food.  Information on food donations can be gotten by checking the UA4Food website for participating departments and ambassadors.

The fifth annual ‘Stuff the CatTran' event will take place on April 1 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., near the CatTran Passenger drop off zone (Cherry & University). Non-perishable food items and monetary donations will be accepted during the event.  Drive up drop-off will also be accepted. 

Also providing donations to the Community Food Bank will be the Spring Fling food drive, it will take place on April 11 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Those who donate four (4) cans of food to the drive will receive $5 off of their wrist band purchase. 

To date UA4Food has donated $275,368.39 and more than 171,000 pounds of food to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, according to UA4Food organizers

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