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1,450 food items donated during competition; most will go to local ‘Feed Seniors Now’ event

April 8, 2021 | 12:06 am

Updated April 8, 2021 | 3:54 am

United Way of the Ohio Valley and Toyotetsu Mid-America have wrapped up the 2021 Hunger and Housing Competition, with more than 1,450 non-perishable food items and $6,500 donated by the five participating companies.

United Way delivered more than 400 non-perishable food items to the Owensboro Salvation Army. Later this week they will be contributing the remaining 1,100 items to the local “Feed Seniors Now” event. 

Feed Seniors Now is sponsored by GRADD, Comfort Keepers, Independence Bank, and Kentucky Legend.

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This is a month-long event where food is collected around the region to be sorted and delivered to low-income seniors in the area.

The participating companies in the Hunger and Housing Competition were TTMA, Daramic, Domtar, Hunter Douglas and Metalsa.

1st place: TTMA

  • 667 food items and $5,151

2nd place: HunterDouglas

  • 384 food items and $543

3rd place: Daramic

  • 102 food items and $750

Honorable mention: Domtar

  • 395 food items and $334

April 8, 2021 | 12:06 am

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