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The Collection at RiverPark, Cumulus Media bring the holiday magic for 4th annual CAN-tree Collectio

December 4, 2015 from all day

The weekend of Friday, Dec. 4 – Sunday, Dec. 6, business and community leaders will be rolling up their sleeves for the sake of helping their fellow citizens at Ventura County FOOD Share’s signature holiday event, the 4th annual CAN-tree Collection food drive. As a huge effort to donations during its most critical time of year, the community will work together to build can-trees--Christmas trees each made with over 700 canned food--to fight hunger.

The CAN-tree Collection, which is sponsored and presented by The Collection at RiverPark and Cumulus Media, will display more than 200,000 canned goods lining Park View Court at The Collection as a record 300 can-trees, along with the spectacular centerpiece – this year there will be two 14-foot can-tree engineered and assembled by students of ACE Charter High School with an astonishing 10,000 canned goods each.

For more information on how to participate in this year’s event, visit www.foodshare.com.

About FOOD Share:

More than 35 years ago, eight citizens performed a good deed by distributing food to those who were in need underneath a Ventura bridge. The early philanthropic movement quickly formed into what is now Ventura County’s regional food bank, FOOD Share, which has grown from serving a few hundred hungry people per month to 74,500 people. Today, staff and volunteers distribute more than 10 million pounds of food annually from its distribution site; more than 180 partner agencies, which include neighborhood and church food distributions and soup kitchens; as well as hunger assistance programs. FOOD Share’s programs provide healthy nutrition and education to children, families and seniors, which include: KIDS Share, SENIOR Share, Nutrition Education, Community Market, SoCal Gas CARE Program, ART Share and more. A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, FOOD Share is a member of the Feeding America network, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. For more information about FOOD Share, visit www.foodshare.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter. 

About The Collection at RiverPark

The Collection at RiverPark is a 700,000 square foot, open-air specialty retail center located in the heart of West Ventura County. Inspired by the beauty of the California coast, The Collection reflects the unique atmosphere of the surrounding seaside communities. The Collection is built around a town grid of retail streets, each of which has its own personality-a carefully crafted assortment of established and contemporary designer shops, distinctive dining, and signature entertainment venues. Anchors include Target, Century RiverPark 16, REI, Whole Foods Market, H&M, 24-Hour SuperSport and The Container Store (late 2015). Restaurants include Yard House, Gen Korean BBQ, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, Maria’s Italian Kitchen and more. Follow us on the web, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Vine at TheCollectionRP.


Event Details

  • Organizer/Sponsor: Nonprofit General
  • Starts: December 4, 2015 all day
  • Price: free
  • Location: The Collection at Riverpark, 2751 Park View Court, Suite 261
  • Website: http://www.foodshare.com