Marshalltown Community College (MCC) is now two-for-two as the People's Choice Award winner for the Can-Do battle versus hunger in Marshall County.
Can-Do 2014 is now in the books at Marshall Town Center. The MCC team canned food sculpture outpaced a dozen other canned food structures built by are businesses and community groups. MCC amassed 260 canned food items in voting, which took place between March 3 and March 10 at Marshall Town Center. Lenihan Intermediate School and the Ricochet group came in second with 220 donated items, with Fisher Controls rounding out the top three. MCC was also the winner of the 2013 Can-Do People's Choice award.
All of the donated food items, including the all items used to build the 13 structures will be donated to the Marshall County Emergency Food Box to help feed those in the community who are hungry.
Marshalltown Community College’s Can-Do 2014 display received the People’s Choice Award. MCC collected 260 food items in the voting.
"We are unable to find the words express our thanks to the 13 Can-Do teams and everyone who chipped in to help stock the pantry at the Emergency Food Box" said Susah Schuett-Krough, Marketing Coordinator at Marshall Town Center. "The creativity and passion to assist others in our community is just one more example of how giving this area we call home really is."
The final total of items donated for the Emergency Food Box is more than 14,000, with an additional $180 in cash donated to the effort.
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