Footy for Food

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Footy for Food is a United Kingdom based non-profit organization centered on utilizing soccer (known there as 'Football') tournaments as a vehicle to support local food banks.[1] The organization is a sister company of Canada's Five Hole for Food, which was founded in 2010[2] by Richard Loat [3] and is recognized by Food Banks of Canada as an "organizational friend", that "provide[s] partnership assistance, beyond the categories of funds, food, and transportation or other services."[4] Footy for Food states that their mission is to "prove that a generation hungry for change, an engaged corporate community and a national pastime  are the perfect formula for changing the face of fundraising and community impact."[5] Footy for Food is a child organization of Sport for Food.[6]

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  1. ^ Thomas, Andi (May 8, 2014). "Introducing Footy for Food". SBNation.com. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Five Hole for Food". Toronto.com. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Shooting pucks to feed the hungry". BurnabyNow.com. June 21, 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Organizational Friends". Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Footy for Food: About". Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Sport for Food: About". Retrieved May 13, 2014.