Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama beats Auburn, breaks record in food and fund drive

| November 27, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff

Students at the University of Alabama?(UA) and Auburn University (AU) collected more than 1 million pounds of food to support Alabama families in need in their annual rivalry food drive.

UA students raised 565,983 pounds of food in their “Beat Auburn Beat Hunger” drive. The total tops Auburn’s drive, which collected 516,611 pounds. It also smashes the UA school record of 319,437 pounds raised in 2021.

The results were announced at an event at the West Alabama Food?Bank, based in Northport.? All food and money collected during the Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive that ran Sept. 17 to Nov. 17 benefits the West Alabama Food Bank, which serves nine counties in West Alabama.

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