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UTSA to Host Food Drive Sponsored by Whataburger Saturday at North Texas Game – UTSA Athletics

SAN ANTONIO- UTSA will host its 11th annual Whataburger-sponsored food drive this Saturday, October 22 during the home football game against North Texas at 2:30 p.m. at the Alamodome.

Whataburger and UTSA are thrilled to host the annual food drive to help the San Antonio Food Bank. Donations can be made to Rowdy Town beginning at noon or to representatives from Whataburger and the San Antonio Food Bank who will be visiting the tailgating areas of Lots B and C. Each dollar donated provides the equivalent of seven meals to people in the need. All donations will go to the San Antonio Food Bank.

“We believe no one should have to worry about where their next meal is coming from,” said Whataburger market leader Michael Miller. “That’s why Whataburger is proud to continue its partnership with UTSA to help alleviate hunger in our hometown. It’s part of Whataburger’s Feeding Student Success program, which aims to provide children with the food they need to thrive. ‘they can reach their full potential.”

The UTSA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will also host its annual CANtoberfest beginning at noon on Sunday, October 23. The event includes the annual SAAC food drive, as well as fall festival-style activities hosted by UTSA student-athletes. This year’s event will take place at the Park West Athletics Complex before the UTSA soccer game and at the Convocation Center before the UTSA volleyball game. SAAC will collect non-perishable food items to benefit the Whataburger Resource Room and accept online donations to benefit the San Antonio Food Bank.

According to the San Antonio Food Bank, nearly one in four children and one in five adults in southwest Texas are food insecure and have difficulty meeting their basic nutritional needs. One hundred thousand people are receiving help from the San Antonio Food Bank, 10,000 more than last year. UTSA and Whataburger are proud to help fight hunger and encourage fans to donate food for those in need.

ON WHAT IS BURGER:

Whataburger is the local burger joint that didn’t compromise. We serve bold flavors and original recipes made to order, just the way you like it, and we pride ourselves on extraordinary hospitality and meaningful connections in our communities. It’s what has driven fans to Whataburger since Harmon Dobson served our first customer in 1950. Based in San Antonio, we’ve stayed close to our roots while generating sales of over $3 billion a year in our 14 states. footprint and over 900 locations. Even with our outstanding menu, we know people make a difference at Whataburger. That’s why we’re winners of the Top Workplaces 2022 Culture Excellence Award. Want to be part of our orange spirit? Apply to become a member of the family (what we call our employees) at whataburger.com/careers. Just want a good meal? Download our app at ios Where android to order in advance. Shop Whataburger branded products and select sauces, including our famous fancy and spicy ketchup at WhataStore.com and find products with original Whataburger recipes in grocery stores. See our press kit for a list of locations, fun facts, milestones and other company information.
About San Antonio Food Bank:

The San Antonio Food Bank is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing millions of pounds of food to more than 530 Southwest Texas charities serving those in need. In addition to food distribution, the San Antonio Food Bank offers many programs that not only address immediate hunger issues, but help individuals and families achieve long-term food security. For more information about the San Antonio Food Bank, visit our website at www.safoodbank.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/safoodbank or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/safoodbank.

-UTSA-



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