September 14, 2018 7:02 pm

Riders getting ready to tackle hunger at Saturday’s game

Saturday is the Purolator tackle hunger game, so anyone that brings a non-perishable or monetary food bank donation will be able to get their picture taken with the Grey Cup.

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If you’re heading to the Riders game you’ll want to bring along a food bank donation.

Saturday is the Purolator tackle hunger game, so anyone that brings a non-perishable or monetary food bank donation will be able to get their picture taken with the Grey Cup.

You will also be entered to win a signed jersey from the CFL’s sack leader Charelston Hughes.

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The end of summer is an important time period for the food bank.

“Summertime is a very critical time for us. Our food donations are down just because people don’t think about it as easily as when there’s a holiday time,” said Regina Food Bank community engagement coordinator Shelley Armbruster.

“So the money and food donations we get from this will help to replenish our shelves,”

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Purolator’s tackle hunger drive begins at 4:30 p.m. in Confederation Park, right beside Mosaic Stadium.

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