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November 14, 2013

Indiana State effort pulls in nearly 10 tons of food

TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State University collected a record amount of non-perishable food items during its 2013 Jam The Bus food drive on Wednesday and exceeded its goal.

Nearly 10 tons of food (19,774 pounds to be exact) were collected. Those donations will enable Catholic Charities to provide the equivalent of 15,210 meals to hungry individuals. Its goal was eight tons.

Jam the Bus, an annual event at Indiana State since 2005, was sponsored by the Hulman Memorial Student Union Board, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Alpha Omicron Pi, Indiana State Dining by Sodexo, Center for Community Engagement, Intercollegiate Athletics, Panhellenic Association, Refreshment Services Pepsi of Terre Haute, President Scholar Association, Baesler’s Market and S. Abraham and Sons.

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