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Monday, November 06, 2017 5:46 pm

Saint Francis wins food-drive competition

The Journal Gazette

The University of Saint Francis has won the third annual U Can Crush Hunger holiday food drive competition against four other local colleges and universities, Community Harvest Food Bank has announced.

USF colleted 24,164 pounds of food. Indiana Tech placed second with 11,888 pounds, Huntington University third with 4,020 pounds, IPFW fourth with 2,914 pounds and Ivy Tech fifth with 763 pounds.

The results mean more than 36,000 meals will be served to children, senior citizens, veterans and families during the holidays, the food bank said in a statement.