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MSE Community Giving launches food drive

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild


By Rachel Schuldt
Wild Community Relations

There is a serious need to feed hungry Minnesotans right now as individuals and families are turning to food shelves, meal programs, food banks, and federal nutrition programs for help. Over the last several months, Second Harvest’s member agencies have identified a double-digit growth in the number of individuals requesting hunger assistance. The need has never been greater than it is at this moment. And because of the Missing Meals research project, we now know that we are 125 million meals away from feeding every hungry Minnesotan.
 
With this statistic in mind, the MSE Community Giving department will be holding a monthlong food drive to benefit Second Harvest Heartland in order to help feed hungry individuals and families across the state during what is a very difficult time for many in our community.
 
    * Fans can bring donations of non-perishable food items to the CR booth at section 124 at all Wild home games in March.  Monetary donations also accepted.

    * Donations will benefit Second Harvest Heartland

    * When making a donation fans are also encouraged to enter a drawing to win an autographed Pierre-Marc Bouchard helmet

    * The drawing will take place on April 1, the winner will be contacted after that date

    * Text a donation ... 

Simply text the word MEAL to 90999 and a onetime donation of $5 will be added to their mobile phone bill.  Standard messaging rates and additional fees may apply.  Donations are collected for the benefit of Second Harvest Heartland by the Mobile Giving Foundation.  You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to 90999.

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