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Free Family Fun Day & Food Drive at Sportway

Posted May 22nd, 2012 by Laurie Cohen  Category: Arts & Entertainment

 

Sportway, 5950 Angola Rd., is hosting their FREE Family Fun Day and Food Drive on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 10am to 10pm. For the admission price of 3 cans of food, guests will receive 3 tickets, one each for go-karts, mini-golf and batting cages. All the food will be donated to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. There is no limit to the amount of canned food items; for every 3 donated cans-receive 3 tickets. Tickets are good for the entire 2012 Season.

“Food is essential to living and we wanted to give back to the community in a meaningful way,” said Andy Anderson, owner of Sportway. “Offering this free day will be fun for the whole family and at the same time provide food for needy families in northwest Ohio.”

“The need for nutritious food is a continuing struggle,” said James M. Caldwell, President & CEO of the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. “One in five children goes to bed hungry. We are working to eliminate hunger in eight counties in Northwest Ohio and we rely on the generosity of individuals and groups to achieve this goal.”

The rain date is scheduled for Thursday, May 24 from 10am to 10pm.

About Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc.
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to enable other community organizations to end hunger. Over the past 27 years the TNWOFB has distributed more than 82,000,000 pounds of food and grocery products to assist those in need. Currently, the TNWOFB serves a network of more than 300 member agencies in an eight county area, including Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams and Wood. Agencies include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, non-profit day care centers, non-profit rehabilitation centers, group homes and programs for the elderly and children. Since 1984, the TNWOFB has been an affiliate of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. For more information on the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. visit www.toledofoodbank.org.

About Feeding America
Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. As the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, our network members supply food to more than 25,000,000 Americans each year, including 9,000,000 children and 3,000,000 seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 63,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information on how you can fight hunger in your community and across the country, visit www.feedingamerica.org.

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