Halloween for Hunger

The Charger Bulletin

By Daniel Kent , Contributing Writer

On October 29, The Inter-Fraternity Sorority Council at UNH hosted its first Halloween for Hunger Canned Food Drive. Members of IFSC dropped over bags at 500 houses

Two brothers from the Delta Chi Fraternity at the University of New Haven participating in the Halloween-for-Hunger food drive.

in the Milford area on October 21. Trader Joes of Orange, Connecticut generously donated the paper bag supplies in order to collect the items.

The Greek Relations Committee of IFSC, headed by Katy Szakal ‘11 (Delta Phi Epsilon) and Meaghan Groody ‘11 (Phi Sigma Sigma) coordinated the routes and were surprised by the results. After sorting items at Bartels Hall at the University of New Haven, members collected 1,236 items.

On November 1, 2010, the items were delivered to the Connecticut Food Bank. The total weight of all the items was 940 pounds. Senior Katy Szakal, said “I never knew what went into planning a canned food drive, but now realize the impact we have made on the community by working together within our Greek council. Together we can help the local community.”