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P.O. Box 642  Elizabethtown, KY 42702  (270) 369-0108

 DROP OFF Locations North Hardin Hope Helping Hand of the Heartland Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland Contact Us Chamber of Commerce

8-27-10 TOTAL CANS COLLECTED:  208,113               Your monetary donations = more cans

The wall is on display:                                                                                      $1 = 3 cans

 Sat, Aug 28 9am-11pm                                                                                  $5 = 15 cans

 Sun, Aug 29 8am-2pm                                                                                  $10 = 30 cans

 

The wall will be deconstructed beginning Aug 30.

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·                Our number one goal is to feed the hungry while uniting the community.

 

·                The canned food structure will be modeled after the Vietnam Memorial Wall honoring and in memory of our Veterans.

 

·                The mission is to break a current record with Guinness World Recordsfor the “Largest Canned Food Structure” and to provide food to the hungry in Hardin County.

 

·                Our goal is to collect 198,333 cans of food.  The current record is 115,527 cans held by Disney VoluntEARS in Florida.

 

·                Community, Individuals and Business contributions are vital to the success in achieving our goal in breaking this record.

 

·                The canned foods will be distributed throughout the year to feed individuals and families in Hardin County in need of assistance.

 

·                Hardin County will benefit with food donations and promotion of our State nationally and internationally.

 

·                Construction of the wall will begin August 16, 2010.  The wall will be completed on August 21, 2010.  It will be part of the Heartland Festival August 26-28, 2010.  It will be located at the Magnet Business Park, 1201 N. Dixie Ave, E’town (the former Cott Beverage Building).

 

·                The “Building a Wall Against Hunger” will be disassembled after the Heartland Festival and shared equally between Helping Hand of the Heartland and North Hardin Hope.