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United Way will once again host our Unite to End Hunger food sculpture contest on March 9 and 10, 2016, at the BancorpSouth Arena! We are currently accepting registrations for food sculpture teams. Be sure to start planning early to ensure a successful sculpture!
Don’t have the time and/or resources to build a sculpture? You can still participate by hosting a food drive to benefit our partner agencies! Simply collect canned and boxed foods and donate them during the Campaign Celebration on March 10.
Wednesday, March 9 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: Sculpture building at the BancorpSouth Arena. All teams will need to come build their sculptures during this time.
Thursday, March 10 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM: Sculpture viewing at the BancorpSouth Arena. Guests will view the sculptures before our Campaign Celebration on Thursday, March 19.
Thursday, March 10 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM: Campaign Celebration. The winner of the contest will be announced during the awards program.
Thursday, March 10 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM: Volunteers will disassemble the sculptures and package the food for our partner food pantries.
Deadline to register for a food sculpture team is February 15, 2016, and to RSVP for the Celebration is March 1, 2016.
For more information, contact Robin Matkin at 662-841-9133 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or download the Day of Caring packet 2016 with complete rules and other information.