Mission Services of London’s 23rd Annual Scan Away Hunger™ Campaign Kick-Off: Grocery store race highlights partnerships and caring for the community
Players from the London Lightning basketball team will kick into high gear to race for a good cause. They will compete against three other teams – Fresh Radio (103.1 FM), the City of London and store partners – to officially kick-off the 23rd Scan Away Hunger™ Campaign on Oct. 30th at Metro on Wellington for a campaign that begins Nov. 1st.
Teams of four will relay race down the aisles choosing items for a nutritious meal for 10 people. Each team has a budget of $31.10 and a time allowance of three minutes and 11 seconds. The amount of $3.11 represents the cost of providing one meal to a client at Mission Services of London, which serves about 200,000 client meals per year.
The race signifies the start to this vital campaign with a goal of $110,000. Shoppers simply add $3.11 (or multiples thereof) to their bill at participating locations in London. There are 18 stores involved and, for the very first time, two restaurants; the weeks for participation vary by location from November 1st to December 31st.
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