Hunger remains an issue for too many in the United States, and The Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Cleveland Cavaliers are attempting to counteract that fact at tonight's game against the Brooklyn Nets. As part of the Harvest for Hunger campaign, the Cavaliers are asking fans to bring canned food and non-perishable items to help make a difference. If you make a donation, you'll be entered into a drawing to win tickets to a playoff game. Not bad. Drop off your donation at the arcade entrance to join the drawing.
The Cavs are specifically asking for six items that are particularly helpful for those in need: peanut butter, tuna fish, canned vegetables, canned soup, cereal and beef stew. The 50/50 raffle proceeds will also go to the food bank, so partaking in that will make a difference as well. If you make it to the game tonight, please consider some sort of contribution. It's cool the Cavs are a part of this.
A bit more information from the Cavs on the Harvest for Hunger campaign:
Harvest for Hunger is an annual 21-county food and fund drive and is one of the largest in the country. In 2015, Northeast Ohioans contributed over $4.8 million and more than 400,000 pounds of food, providing enough food for more than 19 million meals. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank organizes the campaign in partnership with three other food banks in Northeast and North Central Ohio. The food and funds raised support food pantries, hot meal programs, and shelters throughout the region. For more information on Harvest for Hunger and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, visit: greaterclevelandfoodbank.org/.