March 22, 2011

Food and Clothing Drive Sunday at Cullman-Heyman

Bulldogs Taking Donations for Connecticut Food Bank and Stepping Stone Emergency Housing

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The No. 28 Yale women's tennis team is holding a food and clothing drive this Sunday at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Admission is free to Yale's two matches that day -- vs. Quinnipiac at 10 a.m. and vs. Fairleigh Dickinson at 3:30 p.m. -- and fans are asked to bring an article of clothing and/or food. Items will be donated to Connecticut Food Bank and Stepping Stone Emergency Housing.

Food items most needed are:

Connecticut Food Bank, a private, nonprofit organization, works with corporations, community organizations, and individuals to solicit, transport, warehouse and distribute donated food. By soliciting the food industry for products that will not sell -- items that are wholesome but might have some cosmetic flaw -- Connecticut Food Bank reduces waste and feeds people. Founded in 1982, Connecticut Food Bank is an affiliate of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. Connecticut Food Bank is the largest centralized source of donated, emergency food in Connecticut.

Report by Sam Rubin '95 (, Yale Sports Publicity