FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACTS:
Dec. 2, order 2013 Denise Bean-White/Alicia Rutledge
Consortium Media: 805-654-1564 ext. 116
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FOOD Share’s CAN-tree Collection brings community together to build “can-trees” to alleviate hunger, cheap Dec. 6-8
Signature event will boost thousands in donations for Tackle Hunger campaign
WHAT: This weekend, Ventura County community members, businesses and faith-based teams will share in the spirit of the holiday season when they come together to build “can-trees” as part of their fight against hunger at FOOD Share’s CAN-tree Collection. Taking place at The Collection at Riverpark in Oxnard, the beautifully decorated outdoor shopping and dining destination’s plaza will be lined with dozens of Christmas trees, each built with 700 canned goods to stand 5 feet tall. The centerpiece for the spectacular display will be a 14-foot can-tree engineered and assembled by students of Camarillo’s ACE Charter High School with 10,000 canned goods donated by Whole Foods Market.
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 6, from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: The Collection at Riverpark
2752 Park View Court, Suite 261
Oxnard, Calif. 93036
WHO: Interview Opportunities with Bonnie Weigel (President and CEO of FOOD Share), Leticia Wilson (Director of Marketing for The Collection at Riverpark) and Joseph Clausi (Principal of ACE Charter High School).