Jennifer McAaskill, regional manager with RJC Engineers and Peter Sinclair, executive director of Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank announce the Canstruction contest going on at Woodgrove Centre until Tuesday, Oct. 31. (Photo submitted)

Canned goods guessing contest can help food bank

Woodgrove Centre’s Canstruction contest is underway and continues through Tuesday, Oct. 31

Woodgrove Centre is asking the community to come be a part of a can count contest.

The shopping centre’s Canstruction contest is underway at centre court and continues through Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Volunteers from RJC Engineers created a representation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown made out of canned goods. The display is part of a contest in which shoppers are asked to guess the number of cans used.

The contest benefits Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank and there are also donation bins next to the structure where people can donate non-perishable food items.

“Loaves and Fishes is really pleased to partner with Woodgrove and Canstruction to creatively raise much-needed food for the community. It is making a huge difference,” said Peter Sinclair, executive director of the food bank, in a press release.

Shoppers can make a guess for $2 or three guesses for $5 at Woodgrove guest services near the Tim Hortons. Top prize is a $100 Woodgrove Centre gift card.

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