The holidays are quickly approaching, the time to give to those who are less fortunate is upon us and the Baltimore Ravens need your help.
On Wednesday, the Ravens kicked off their Feed the Flock program in partnership with Giant Foods and the Maryland food bank.
In honor of the Ravens’ 20th season, the organization is encouraging fans to donate 20,000 pounds of food in a variety of ways beginning on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.
Fans can make monetary and non-perishable food donations outside all M&T Bank Stadium entrance gates, where team representatives will be posted.
The mission of this important cause is one that Ravens defensive tackle Brandon Williams holds near and dear to his giant heart. On Wednesday, he spoke about the importance of the November initiative.
“It’s near and dear to me, because I know how it feels to be that kid in high school who comes home after a long day at school or practice and open the fridge and there be nothing,” said Williams. “So, either I’d have to go to a friend’s house, or some days just kind of make something up myself and just try to work with what I’ve got. But it’s definitely near and dear to my heart, so I encourage everyone to get out there and definitely give back, because there are people who have something and don’t think they have anything, but there’s also people who are worse off than you.
“Anything can help – a can, two cans, whatever, a dollar, anything. We’re definitely looking for that. Also, on Twitter, we’re doing #FeedTheFlock, to get out there and put the word out there and also [to help] do your part in the community.
“We’re also doing our part here, doing an in-home [challenge] – I guess you could say a little duel, a little match – to see who can bring in the most money or bring in the most canned food, just to help the process along and help the cause.”
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