September 30, 2013, Prince Albert SK – The Prince Albert Raiders are excited to announce that they will be teaming up with Farm Credit Canada to Drive Away Hunger at the Raiders game against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Friday October 4th.
In Prince Albert, more than 15,000 people were assisted by the food bank last year, and nearly half of those were children. The Drive Away Hunger is a way for the Prince Albert community to work together to reduce hunger and assist those in need.
On October 2nd, as fans are leaving the Raiders game against the Red Deer Rebels, the will be given collection bags that they are asked to return on October 4th with a non-perishable donation item. Donations will be collected by Farm Credit Canada volunteers and given directly to the Prince Albert Food Bank.
“We are very excited to have the Prince Albert Raiders as partners this year. FCC’s Drive Away Hunger program is a great opportunity to work together to reduce hunger and make a difference for those in need in the Prince Albert area,” explained Garnett Volk, FCC Director, Saskatoon District. “In Prince Albert, more than 15,800 people were assisted by the food bank last year and 48 per cent of those were children.”
“The Prince Albert Raiders and our fans are excited to join FCC to Drive Away Hunger!” said Bruce Vance, Business Manager and Director of Marketing. “We have a great community and know they will take this opportunity to bring non-perishable food items to the game Friday.”