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Strike Out Hunger June 30 & July 1

Food Drive At GABP

The Cincinnati Reds and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Cincinnati are partnering to "Strike Out Hunger" across Greater Cincinnati by hosting a food donation drive when the Reds play the Chicago Cubs on Friday, June 30 (7:10 p.m.) and Saturday, July 1 (4:10 p.m.) at Great American Ball Park.

Fans who donate a minimum of three non-perishable food items from the time gates open (90 minutes before first pitch) through the 4th inning will receive a free ticket to an upcoming Reds game, limit one ticket per person.

The Cincinnati Reds and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Cincinnati are partnering to "Strike Out Hunger" across Greater Cincinnati by hosting a food donation drive when the Reds play the Chicago Cubs on Friday, June 30 (7:10 p.m.) and Saturday, July 1 (4:10 p.m.) at Great American Ball Park.

Fans who donate a minimum of three non-perishable food items from the time gates open (90 minutes before first pitch) through the 4th inning will receive a free ticket to an upcoming Reds game, limit one ticket per person.

Donation barrels will be located outside the ballpark's main entrance on Crosley Terrace near the Pete Rose and Joe Morgan statues. 

"Summer is a critical time for struggling families," said Mike Dunn, Executive Director, St. Vincent de Paul - Cincinnati. "When schools are out, too many families must choose between buying groceries and paying their rent. This drive helps keep our food pantries stocked so families don't have to make that choice." 

Thanks to the generosity of Reds fans at the 2016 "Strike Out Hunger" food drive, St. Vincent de Paul collected 7,250 pounds of food which provided more than 4,800 meals to struggling families in Cincinnati. 

St. Vincent de Paul operates food pantries throughout Cincinnati, including the Edyth and Carl Lindner Choice Food Pantry in the West End and eight neighborhood-based pantries.

Special thanks to media partners WLWT-TV 5 and 700WLW for their continued support. 

To learn more about the Reds Food Drive for St. Vincent de Paul, contact Reds Community Relations at 513-765-7018.  

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