It starts with one can to change the world. Canstruction, a charity committed to ending hunger, is using ‘one can’ as a catalyst for change. Canstruction Toledo 2012 puts a visual spotlight on hunger while showcasing the Northwest Ohio design community’s best and brightest. Teams design and build a structure made entirely from canned food within a 10′x10′x8′ space. At the end of the competition all canned goods are donated to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank.
Canstruction will be held October 24 – 29 at the Seagate Convention Center. Hosted by AIA Toledo, Technical Society of Toledo, IIDA – Ohio Kentucky Chapter, NWO Chapter of USGBC, BGSU AIAS, UT College of Engineering. Organized under the auspices of the Society of Design Administration.
Entry forms are available at http://www.facebook.com/CanstructionToledo or
For further info contact Lisa Aller by email at AIAToledo@bex.net or by phone – 419.255.7884.
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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