Six Student Food Drives Kick Off






Above—Students from St. Paul, Arkansas, at the kickoff of the Northwest Arkanas  Student Food Drive

 Tyson product donations accompanied the kickoff celebrations of six Student Food Drives across the U.S.  This year, Student Food Drives will be benefiting America’s Second Harvest Food Banks in Moline, Illinois; Amarillo, Texas; Memphis,  Tennessee; Northest Arkansas; Waterloo, Iowa; and Phoenix, Arizona. 
 Tyson donated a truckload of food for each event, with product totalling more than 212,000 pounds. The donations will be divided among student teams to account for their totals in the food drives. 
 The students will be blogging about their experience in the Student Food Drive at

One Reply to “Six Student Food Drives Kick Off”

  1. Lois Rockhill

    Here in East Central Indiana we are preparing for a huge Student Food Drive with more than a dozen high schools on board for the fall 2009 endeavor. Thank you Tyson  and Feeding America for making this possible! We may have 400 students here at Second Harvest Food Bank for the big kick-off!

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