Helping Hands Food Drive Collects More Than 97,000 Pounds Of Food

11/2/17 – 7:15 A.M.

The University of Findlay’s Helping Hands Food Drive took in donations for CHOPIN Hall Wednesday. The goal of the event was to collect 78,000 pounds of food, but the final number far eclipsed that. David Harr says they collected more than 97,000 pounds of food in an eight hour stretch.

Harr said that it was amazing to see the community come together…

Audio:David Harr

Harr added that it takes about 600-700 hundreds of hours of volunteer time to handle the event. The food will all go to CHOPIN Hall so that it will stay local.