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Celebrate the incredible achievements of the 20 Canstruction Chicago teams at a reception in the Merchandise Mart - SOUTH LOBBY. Network with the participating teams and toast to the winners while enjoying light appetizers and refreshments among the colossal works of art.
Refreshments generously provided by Goose Island Beer Co., City Winery and Clyde May's Whiskey.
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. General Reception in the South Lobby
8:30 p.m. After Party at Bull & Bear, 431 N. Wells, Chicago, IL
Raffle tickets will be sold on Sept 4 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., one lucky winner will receive (2) round-trip, business class vouchers with United Airlines! Additional details HERE!
Canstruction Chicago is an annual design/build competition that challenges 20 teams comprised of Chicago's brightest architects, engineers, contractors and designers to build collosal structures made entirely of canned food. At the close of the event, all food is donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Please bring your canned food donation to the Merchandise Mart, first floor lobby and drop it in one of the Greater Chicago Food Depository food drive barrels.
Unable to attend the reception? Still want to support the Food Depository? Please click here to donate directly and make an immediate impact on hunger in our community.
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Greater Chicago Food Depository
The Food Depository, founded in 1979, makes a daily impact across Cook County with a network of 650 pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, mobile programs, children’s programs, older adult programs and innovative responses that address the root causes of hunger. Last year, the Food Depository distributed 68 million pounds of shelf-stable food, fresh produce, dairy products and meat, the equivalent of 155,000 meals every day.