Troy University raising money to help fight hunger

In place of the annual Can Castle Contest, the Office of Civic Engagement is looking for donations to help the hungry.

In place of the annual Can Castle Contest, the Office of Civic Engagement is looking for donations to help the hungry.

Troy University needs help supporting local children who face food insecurity.

Each year, the Office of Civic Engagement teams up with Student Involvement to host the annual Can Castle Contest, in which student organizations donate nonperishable food items and come together to construct their best “castles” using the donations.

This annual contest produces more than…

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Castle Contest collects food for the hungry

Greek organizations gathered more than 6,500 food items for Campus Kitchens and Backpacks for Kids.

Greek organizations gathered more than 6,500 food items for Campus Kitchens and Backpacks for Kids.

Alpha Gamma Delta members surveyed a structure consisting of more than 400 canned food items arranged to resemble the circus backdrop of “The Greatest Showman.”

“Some members felt called to bring extra items,” said Jenna Odem, a broadcast journalism major from Fairhope, Ala., and a member of the sorority.

That organization was just one of…

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