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Fight Hunger Night-Produce Mascot Race

Date: July 17, 2015
Time: 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location: Salinas Sports Complex
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The 5th annual Ag Against Hunger Produce Mascot Race will take place during the Friday night performance of the California Rodeo Salinas on July 17th. The track will be full of giant mascots who will race toward the finish line in a sprint combined with a special challenge. 

Each company pays an entry fee of $1000 that is donated directly to Ag Against Hunger. The entry fees along with a few other donations resulted in the California Rodeo Salinas donating over $45,000 to Ag Against Hunger over 4 years.

Ag Against Hunger (AAH), started in 1990, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger by creating a connection between the agricultural community and food assistance programs. They now distribute an average of over 12 million pounds annually to their food bank partners. The Rodeo and Ag Against Hunger came up with the idea of racing mascots in 2011 and the program has been a success ever since. Without the support of local sponsors, this race and monetary donation would not be possible. 
 

Produce Mascot Race to benefit AAH

Produce Mascot Race LIVE during the RODEO
July 17, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Mascots will race on the track during the Friday night performance of the California Rodeo Salinas on July 17th. Learn more about Ag Against Hunger at www.AgAgainstHunger.org
Donate to Ag Against Hunger
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You can donate online via the California Rodeo to support Ag Against Hunger. Any donation helps bring fresh produce to local food banks.

2014 Sponsors

  • Bengard Farms

    Bengard Farms

  • Chiquita Brands International

    Chiquita Brands International

  • Church Brothers

    Church Brothers

  • Dole Fresh Vegetables

    Dole Fresh Vegetables

  • Duda Farm Fresh Foods

    Duda Farm Fresh Foods

  • Ocean Mist

    Ocean Mist

  • Pacific International Marketing

    Pacific International Marketing

  • Sakata Seeds

    Sakata Seeds

  • Tanimura & Antle

    Tanimura & Antle

  • Taylor Farms

    Taylor Farms

  • The Nunes Company

    The Nunes Company

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