Dec. 9, 2008
This holiday season, the Santa Clara Athletic Department has pledged its support to the 2008 SCU Holiday Food Drive benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank -- organized under the auspices of Santa Clara Campus Ministry. The food drive, slated to run Nov. 4-Dec. 11, has been extended to Saturday, Dec. 13 to coincide with the Bronco men's basketball home game v. Notre Dame de Namur at 7 pm. Fans are encouraged to donate canned goods or non-perishable food items at the entrance gate.
Donations will be contributed to the Second Harvest Food Bank of San Mateo & Santa Clara Counties. This holiday season, Second Harvest Food Bank has been overwhelmed by requests for support. Each month Second Harvest seeks to feed over 176,000 hungry individuals -- 67% are families with children & 12% are senior citizens. Fan are encouraged to donate generously to assist those less fortunate.
Fans can also make monetary donations through the following channels:
Donate on-line: www.VirtualHarvest.net
Credit Card: Donor Hotline 866-234-FOOD.
Fans can volunteer or donate by contacting the nearest Second Harvest Distribution Center:
Santa Clara County - San Jose: 408-266-8866
San Mateo County - San Carlos: 650-610-0800