The 2016 Food for the Hungry Shopping Cart Derby is this Saturday!


Marcy Rinehart of The Morning Thing had a chance to talk with the 4 media shopping cart derby teams about the 2016 Food for the Hungry drive.
These teams will cover 4 corners of Mount Vernon this Saturday, 12/10, picking up donations for Food for the Hungry.
Listen in as they share strategy, their specific routes and encourage you to give to this wonderful project.
Click HERE to hear their conversations.

The 14th annual Media Shopping Cart Derby is Saturday, December 10th and the Food For The Hungry GAMES return! Our 4 media teams will return with cart pushers from the Mount Vernon News, Time Warner Cable, WNZR and 100.9 FM and 13WMVO/93.7 the Super Q.

Our 4 teams will start from the 4 corners of Mount Vernon:

– WMVO/WQIO will have the SOUTH ROUTE, starting at the Knox County Career Center.
– The Mount Vernon News will have the WEST ROUTE, starting on Harcourt Road across    from Ross Motors.
– Time Warner Cable will have the NORTH ROUTE, starting at Dr. Price’s Vet Clinic on Mansfield Road.
– WNZR will have the EAST ROUTE, starting at Edgewood Road and working down East High Street.

All teams will meet at the Public Square in front of City Hall.

 Last year, the GAMES were a huge success, so we are bringing them back.

The teams will start at 1:06 p.m. and work to hit every house and business on their routes, picking up donations of food and dollars.

At around 2:15 p.m., our 4 shopping cart teams will compete in the Food For The Hungry GAMES in front of City Hall. The teams will compete in 3 events – details coming soon. You will definitely WANT to SEE the Food For The Hungry Games. It will be challenging. It will be fun. It will be a memory for everyone.

The WNZR team is Andy Krolik and Josh Pope! Their route is the East end of Mount Vernon. The team will be start on Edgewood Road  and travel down East High Street to Main Street and then to the Public Square. Meet them on their route and give a donation to help Food for the Hungry. Or drop off your donation at the station. Then, make sure that you are routing on Andy and Josh in the Food For The Hungry Games at 2:15 p.m.

Don’t miss the Food For The Hungry Games on Saturday, December 10th.

Check out the WNZR Team and their training for Saturday.


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