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CANstruction Art Exhibit and Competiton with a purpose
- PM91, CNN iReport producer
"Canstruction is giant art exhibition and competition with a purpose to fight hunger, Their mission is To engage, amaze and inspire the community to work together raising canned food to feed hundreds of thousands of hungry people. Canstruction is one of the largest national food bank drives in world and takes place in more than 170 U.S. cities each year
Canstruction, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that holds annual design and build competitions to construct fantastic, giant sized, structures made entirely out of canned food. In each city after the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. At the close of the competition all of the food used in the structures is donated to the local food banks for distribution to community emergency feeding programs."
While visiting "The Fantasy of Tree's" an annual fund raiser for Children's Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee, we were fortunate to see the magnificent can sculpture's. You can vote for your favorite sculpture for "The People's Choice Award" by going to https://www.facebook.com/knoxcan.
The canned foods will be donated to "Second Harvest' of Knoxville.
Santa CAN end hunger
CANta Claus is coming to town
Olaf the SnowCAN
Down the CANney Saint Nicholas came with a bound
Photography Janie Lambert
Knoxville Tennessee Convention Center
November 28 2013