Softball Tournament Will Benefit Regional Food Bank

By: From 13 News, City Hall, Posted by Ralph Hipp
By: From 13 News, City Hall, Posted by Ralph Hipp


FROM TOPEKA CITY HALL -- The Topeka/ Shawnee County Homeless Task Force will be hosting a Men’s and Co-Rec softball tournament on September 8 in Felker Park to help raise funds for Harvesters – The Community Food Network.

The tournament will begin at 8:00 that morning. Teams may register by calling Corrie Wright at 817-2109. All proceeds will benefit Harvesters to help provide food for hungry children, families and seniors in our community.

The community is asked to bring non-perishable food items to Felker Ball Diamonds at SW 25th Street and Gage Boulevard between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. In Shawnee County, more than 26,000 people are at risk of hunger. Your donations will help Harvesters provide much needed food to local nonprofit agencies that serve these families.

Harvesters is the regional food bank serving a 26-county area, including Shawnee County. Harvesters provides food and related household products to more than 620 not-for-profit agencies including food pantries, kitchens and shelters. Agencies in Harvesters’ network provide food assistance to as many as 66,000 different people each week. For more information about Harvesters visit www.harvesters.org.


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