147,162 meals packaged by UI Community & Campus

Over 900 volunteers joined together at Memorial Stadium on April 5, 2014 to package over 147,000 meals for the Eastern Illinois Foodbank. That’s 1,000 meals for every year since the University was founded.

After this event – our largest event ever – Illini Fighting Hunger projects have packaged 141,598 pounds of food, including 676,694 meals with more than 5,000 volunteers since April, 2012.

Keep an eye out here for pictures and highlights from the 2014 Day of Service, coming soon.

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