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Five Hole for Food Asks, "Vancouver, Will You Play Hockey for Food?"

Jul 8 2013 12:00AM

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/13 -- The facts: 13 cities. 18 Days. 11,000 kilometres. 250,000 pounds of food. One epic road trip starting in Newfoundland and ending in British Columbia.

Five Hole for Food founder, Richard Loat and his friends are setting off on a coast-to-coast tour for the fourth year, stopping in 13 cities along the way, and playing ball hockey to feed hungry Canadians. This year's goal is to collect the equivalent of 250,000 pounds of food across the country for local community food banks.

Vancouver is the final stop of the road trip and will end with our premiere road hockey event. The public is invited to bring their hockey stick to play in a drop-in ball hockey game and, if they dare, challenge Richard and his crew in the face-off circle.

While there is no charge to play, participants and spectators are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation. Volunteers from the local food bank will be on site to collected donations.

WHO: Five Hole for Food

WHAT: Charity ball hockey game to collect donations for local food banks

WHEN: Saturday, July 20, noon-6 p.m.

WHERE: Granville Street (800 block)

WHY: Proceeds will benefit Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society

For more information, visit http://www.FiveHoleforFood.com.



Contacts:
Five Hole for Food
Michelle Lan
FHFF Media Relations
604.788.8579
michelle@fiveholeforfood.com

Five Hole for Food
Yvonne Yuen
FHFF Media Relations
604.207.3563
www.FiveHoleforFood.com





Source: Marketwire


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