College football fans supported their teams Sunday by donating to the Harvesters' Game On Against Hunger food drive at area grocery stores.
With only a week until the college football season kicks off, Harvesters hopes school spirit means big donations to the food drive.
"It is a great way to get people excited. Football season starts here soon. The cheerleaders are here hopefully getting people excited about their season and helping the community as well," said Alicia Pernaw with Harvesters.
College football fans, representing the University of Kansas and Missouri and Kansas State University, dropped off food for Harvesters, each item is a vote for their team.
"Everything that is collected will be measured. We will report back to the schools how much was raised," Pernaw said.
Spirit squads from each school hosted rallies Sunday at three local Price Choppers. There is not necessarily a winner, just bragging rights.
"Harvesters feeds one in eight people in our community. They need some sort of assistance. It is just another way to engage the community to give back and help their neighbors who might be in need," Pernaw said.
The battle for bragging rights, and more importantly, put food on the table for a family in need ends Sunday.
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