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KTVE-KARD Christmas Cheer Food Drive Donations Exceed 89,000 Pounds

The 13TH Annual KTVE-KARD Christmas Cheer Food Drive was a great success with 77,533 total pounds of food collected from 42 area schools that competed for big cash prizes.
West Monroe -- The 13TH Annual KTVE-KARD Christmas Cheer Food Drive was a great success with 77,533 total pounds of food collected from 42 area schools that competed for big cash prizes.

Pepsi and Frito Lay delivered the food to the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana for distribution to those in need this holiday season.

Area Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods stores awarded the Food Bank a $2,141 check from scan coupon sales, plus donated 11,957 pounds of food.
Overall poundage collected totaled 89,490!

1st place winning schools to be awarded $1,250 cash prizes by Pepsi include:
) Grace Episcopal Elementary ) Grace Episcopal Jr. High ) Ouachita Christian High

2nd place winners to be awarded $1,000 cash prizes from Taco Bell include:
) Jesus the Good Shepherd ) Ouachita Christian Jr. High ) Beekman Charter High

3rd place winners to be awarded $750 cash prizes from Frito Lay include:
) Ouachita Christian Elementary ) Dubach Jr. High ) Neville High

Winning schools were determined by weight of food per student.

New Award for Largest % of Increase / 2013 vs. 2012
Grace Episcopal Middle School showed the largest percentage of increase in food collection over last year and will receive a special visit to their school by a
Harlem Globetrotter the week of January 7th!

Taco Bell will also be awarding Taco Bell parties to the top classes that collected the most cans of food in the 1st place divisions.

The 13th Annual KTVE-KARD Christmas Cheer Food Drive was sponsored by Pepsi, Taco Bell, Frito Lay, Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods.
All food collected goes to feed those in need in the twelve parishes of northeast Louisiana.
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