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St. Vincent de Paul volunteer Steve Taylor places bags of donated food into a collection bin outside of Great American Ballpark on Friday, May 31. SVdP collected food from patrons of the Reds games on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1, during their “Strike Out Hunger" campaign. Game patrons who donated three or more non-perishable foods were awarded tickets to a future Reds game. Last year’s drive collected over three tons of food, which fed approximately 5,300 families. (CT photo/David A. Moodie)
St.  Vincent de Paul (SVdP) food pantries are now able to provide 5,000 additional meals this summer to struggling families. The Cincinnati Reds and St. Vincent de Paul’s annual “Strike Out Hunger” food drive on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, brought in 6,250 pounds—more than three tons—of non-perishable