ARIZONA HUNGER CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF MAY 6; GOAL SET TO GATHER FIVE MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD TO STOCK SHELVES OF FOOD BANKS ACROSS ARIZONA

Join St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance with Lift Up America, Arizona Broadcasters Association and Tyson Foods, Inc. at the kick off of the Arizona Hunger Campaign, a year-long initiative with a goal to collect five million pounds of food for area food banks.

Attend THE News Conference Featuring Initial Donation by Tyson Foods Inc. to Food Banks at 10 a.m WITH ARIZONA sports legends Jerry Colangelo, Kurt Warner, Luis Gonzalez and Diana Taurasi.

Where: U.S. Airways Center in downtown Phoenix (Main Entrance off Jefferson Street)

When: Thursday, May 6th – 10:00 am

Why: In Arizona, 19.2% of all children under 18 are food-insecure, which is the fifth highest rate in the country (Dept. of Health and Human Services). This collaborative food drive, involving numerous Valley leaders, businesses, food agencies and churches will raise both the food and money to assist with the Arizona hunger problem.

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