Fifth Annual CANstruction Competition Continues to Raise Food Donations For Hunger Relief Efforts

Registration for the 5th annual CANstruction competition Food Finders benefit is officially open, terri henry marketing announced this week.

CANstruction, set to take place October 4, welcomes local architectural, engineering, contractor and design firms to participate in the event. The competition will seek top designs and structures from teams using canned foods.

Teams are responsible for acquiring their own cans to create their structures. They will have 12 hours to build a candy-themed structure using canned goods and other non-perishable food items for the event’s theme, “The CAN-dy Store.” Structures must be 10’x 10’x 10’H and will be presented for judging throughout the 10 days they are on display. The public can view it on October 14 and 15.

“We also hope to bring much needed attention to the food insecurity concern that one in five in our community faces daily,” said terri henry marketing LLC partner Greg Sabin.

The canned goods and other non-perishable food items will be disassembled and donated to Food Finders food rescue/food bank. Food Finders works with local food vendors, grocery stores and restaurants to provide donated food to nonprofit organizations.

“We loved the team building and camaraderie we experienced last year, and recognizing that our efforts help to eliminate hunger in our community just makes it even more rewarding,” said Senior Principal at WHA Inc. Rick Aiken in a statement.

WHA Inc. partnered with Brascia Builders to create the Yellow Submarine, which won the People’s Choice Award last year. Awards will be presented to the winning teams after judging of the structures.

The team entry fee costs $395 with space limited to seven teams. The deadline to submit is August 15. The location of the competition build site is still to be announced.

For an official entry form and more information visit the website here.

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