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Union participates in TranSouth food drive to benefit RIFA

JACKSON, Tenn. - 1/26/2012 - Union University will join with other schools from the TranSouth Conference to participate in a canned food drive during the week of February 13-18, 2012. Union’s night will be Monday, February 13 when the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs host Cumberland University at 6 and 8:00 p.m.

Students and fans are encouraged to bring canned foods and other non-perishable items to the basketball games that evening. These donations will be combined with items collected by the athletes and staff in the Union Athletic Department. All items donated will be donated to the Regional Interfaith Association (RIFA) in Jackson, Tenn.

This is the first year for the TranSouth Canned Food Drive. Each conference school will designate a home game during the chosen week to encourage spectators to bring canned food to the game.

For more information, contact Katie Woodruff at kwoodruff@uu.edu. If you would like to donate items prior to the February 13th date, please do so by dropping your donations off in the Union Athletic Department.

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