As a proud sponsor of the Aurora Theatre, we always participate in their annual Festival of Trees. Each sponsor decorates a tree in the lobby, and theatre patrons place cans of food to help fill local food banks next to their favorite tree.
From trees made of food packages to an upside down tree, we always try to bring a creative touch to our entry. For Christmas 2014, we created a snowman tree complete with a Gwinnett CAN Challenge hat, a carrot nose, can buttons and a corn cob pipe.
We just totaled up the collected food, and are pleased to report that we gained a record amount of items: 3,094! That is over one ton of much needed food that will go to local food banks to help feed families this Christmas season.
2014 Gwinnett CAN Challenge Results
Through the Aurora Theatre and other community events, our goal was to raise 10 tons of food right here in Gwinnett in 2014. With the help of so many citizens that donated, we actually gathered over 12.5 tons!
If you’d like to get involved with the Gwinnett CAN Challenge and host your own food drive, please learn more here.