The Arizona State football team is heading to San Francisco to the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, but Sun Devils everywhere need to help to fight hunger this holiday season.
We're excited to announce the beginning of the Sun Devils Unite Holiday Food Drive, and ask that you help join the cause in showing the world the kinds of great things that Sun Devil Nation can accomplish.
We at House of Sparky have teamed up with the great guys at DieHardDevil.com, DevilsDigest.com and Cactus Sports to help provide holiday meals to St. Mary's Food Bank, starting now and through December 28th.
Our goal is to provide 4,242 meals—a double Tillman—to St. Mary's over the next few weeks.
Here are two ways in which you can help:
Drop off your canned goods and other non-perishable items at Cactus Sports in Tempe. Cactus Sports is located at 401 S Mill Ave # 106, which is on the far north end on the east side the the street, next to Rula Bula.
While there, be sure to pick up some ASU gear, because there's no better spot for that than Cactus Sports. We give a big thanks to Troy Scoma for graciously allowing his store to be a drop off location.
Did you know that just $1 results in St. Mary's being able to provide seven meals to those in need? You do now. So yes, that means if you give just $25, you are giving 175 meals. That's doing good work.
Every dollar counts, and you can donate directly to St. Mary's Food Bank through their own secure site here.
Whatever the amount of your donation, we ask that you select "Donor Entered Amount" and end it with 42 cents. For example, $25.42, as this helps us track the success of the food drive (and throws in a 42. Can never have too many 42s).
Plus, Win Prizes
Because this is the season of giving, we'll also give back to those that give to the drive (lots of giving in that sentence).
Tweet us a photo of your food or online donation to @HouseofSparky or @DieHardDevilASU with the hashtag #ASUFoodDrive, or post about your donation on the House of Sparky or DieHard Devil Facebook pages and you'll be entered to win some cool prizes, including gift cards, tickets and other fun Sun Devil stuff.
Come on, Sun Devils. Let's do some good and make a difference this holiday season. We can do it.
UPDATE: As of December 11th, we've raised 5,276 meals!
If you own a local business and would like to be a drop off point, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org