News Release provided by Downtown Lansing Inc.
On June 10th, Downtown Lansing Inc. and Greater Lansing Food Bank teamed up with local businesses to hold a competitive food drive to raise donations and food donations to aid those in need. The contest weighed food and monetary donations by the number of staff members from each business to determine a winner for the Golden Can Trophy and the Heavyweight Trophy!
All physical donations were dropped off throughout the day June 10th at the Capital City Market parking lot. 17 teams participated, donating 1,657 lbs. of food were donated, with an additional $5,600 raised in monetary donations.
We are pleased to share that this year’s winners include:
Downtown Food Fight Golden Can Trophy Winners: Neogen
Downtown Food Fight Heavyweight Champion: Element Massage
“The Food Fight proves anyone, from the largest companies to the most recent start-ups, can make an impact in the fight against hunger,” said Brady Broderick, Corporate & Community Giving Specialist. “Thousands of meals will be created thanks to the hard work and generosity of this year’s competitors. GLFB is thankful to have partners in downtown Lansing who choose to advocate our mission.”
About Downtown Lansing Inc.
Downtown Lansing Inc. is a volunteer-led, grass roots Main Street organization committed to promoting the culture and sustainability of the downtown business district while lifting up local. Learn more at www.downtownlansing.org