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12 Days of Giving

12 Days of Giving 9th Annual Food Drive - June 9 to June 25, 2014

The 12 Days of Giving is a Food Drive sponsored by the Campus Food Bank.  We ask that Departments and Offices around Memorial’s campus get involved and compete against each other with the winning department or office receiving munchies for a coffee break.  There are prizes for collecting the most points in total and the most points per capita, so regardless of the size of your department, everyone has a chance to win!

The idea for the Food Drive is simple as it plays off the 12 Days of Christmas theme.  Each day, there are suggested food items to donate and the amount of the item corresponds to the Day of Giving.  Points will be assigned per item donated from this list.  Points will also be assigned for items donated not on the list, but please note – list items are worth more points.  Brand names are not important.

At the end of the 12 Days of Giving, volunteers from the Campus Food Bank will arrange for the collection of food from participating departments and the results will be tallied.  It helps in arranging this to know who is participating, so if possible please advise us at the start of the campaign if your department is collecting.

Our food list is on the link at the right, as well as listed below.

 Requested items for each day are:

 June 9 Day 1----- 1 bag of white flour

June 10 Day 2----- 2 bags of sugar

June 11 Day 3----- 3 bottles of cooking oil (preferably canola, not peanut, and preferably 946 ml, please)

June 12 Day 4----- 4 packages of elbow macaroni or spaghetti, 900g size preferred

June 13 Day 5----- 5 cans of chunky soup, any flavour

June 16 Day 6----- 6 cans of fruit (not individual size)

June 17 Day 7----- 7 1-litre containers of orange or apple juice

June 18 Day 8----- 8 cans of milk (whole, not 2%, please)

June 19 Day 9----- 9 cans of chicken noodle or vegetable soup

June 20 Day 10 ----- 10 individual juice boxes (no kiwi please)

June 24 Day 11 ----- 11 cans of whole kernel corn, preferably 341ml

June 25 Day 12 ----- 12 cans of protein: tuna, chicken, turkey or ham

For more information or to advise of your participation, contact:

Anne Sinnott  or Pradeep Bobby