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Oregon, TCU to help fight hunger at the Valero Alamo Bowl game

Are you ready for a fan food fight? TCU and Oregon are teaming up at the 2016 Valero Alamo Bowl to fight hunger in San Antonio! The teams are squaring off to see who can raise the most money to support the San Antonio Food Bank through the Valero Alamo Bowl Fight Hunger Challenge.

Fans can pledge to donate for every point scored by either TCU or Oregon in this year’s game. The team raising the most money will be crowned the Fight Hunger champion! Visit the team pages below to learn more and make your pledge today!

The San Antonio Food Bank provides food and grocery products to more than 500 partner agencies in 16 counties throughout Southwest Texas. The mission of the SAFB is to fight hunger in Southwest Texas through food distribution, programs, education, and advocacy. Every dollar donated helps provide 7 meals through the San Antonio Food Bank.

Pledge Incentives

Fans can make a pledge and earn incentives such as VIP tickets to the Alamo Bowl and signed memorabilia.

  • All donors are entered into a raffle to win 2 VIP Field Level Seats to the game or a football signed by both head coaches (1 winner selected for each)
  • Pledge $4 per point or more (or donate $100+) – Receive 2 complimentary Upper Level Tickets to the game
  • Pledge $10 per point or more (or donate $250+) – Receive 2 complimentary Lower Level Tickets to the game
  • Must make your pledge prior to 12/23 to receive complimentary tickets. Raffle winners to be selected at random by the San Antonio Food Bank on 12/23. ** No payment necessary to enter raffle. Contact miguerra@safoodbank.org to enter.

Who receives emergency food assistance?

The San Antonio Food Bank relies on the generosity and support of local businesses, churches, foundations, corporations, government, civic groups and individuals in order to successfully continue serving Southwest Texans who are at risk of going hungry. 98% of donated resources go directly to food distribution programs. To learn more visit www.safoodbank.org

  • 36% of SAFB clients are children, under the age of 18 years old
  • 46% of households include at least one employed adult
  • 67% have incomes below the federal poverty level during the previous month
  • 8% are homeless
  • About 22% of clients are non-Hispanic white, 7% are non-Hispanic black, 69% are Hispanic, and the rest are from other racial groups

You can help Oregon and TCU at the Valero Alamo Bowl fight hunger in San Antonio by making your pledge today here!

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Published on December 21, 2015

by JohnPaul Bennett

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