Event to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank
CanstructionJoin Lehigh Valley Mall, 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall PA and Canstruction of the Greater Lehigh Valley for their inaugural event to help benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. Watch as teams of engineers, designers, manufacturers and contractors come together for this year’s theme, “S’caring Hunger Away”, to design and build Halloween-themed canned food structures this Thursday. Judging of the six competition pieces will take place on Friday with Whitehall Township’s Mayor Ed Hozza and other community leaders, followed by technical judging on Saturday. Winning sculptures will be announced on Monday.Canstruction® is a unique non-profit organization that hosts competitions and exhibitions in more than 150 cities across the world. Showcasing colossal structures made entirely from canned food, the structures are put on display for the public before all food is donated to a local food charity, raising millions of pounds of food.

For more information on the event visit lehighvalley.canstruction.org.

DISPLAY BUILDING: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Watch teams as they construct their intricate structures made from canned food.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
GUEST JUDGING: Friday, October 23, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
TECHNICAL JUDGING: Saturday, October 24, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Lehigh Valley Mall is a super-regional, two-level, enclosed shopping mall with attached outdoor Lifestyle Center located in Whitehall, PA at the intersection of Routes 145 and 22. Anchored by Macy’s, JCPenney and Boscov’s, Lehigh Valley Mall is the dominant regional shopping mall serving Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, and boasts over 150 stores in categories from women’s fashion to specialty retail to children’s apparel. For more information on Lehigh Valley Mall, visit www.lehighvalleymall.com or follow the mall on Twitter @LVMall or on Facebook at facebook.com/lehighvalleyshop. 
Second Harvest Food Bank distributes food and grocery product to more than 67,000 people in need per month through a network of more than 200 member agencies in Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, and Wayne counties.  These agencies include emergency pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, child-care and rehabilitation centers.  Last year, Second Harvest distributed more than 7 million pounds of food to people in need through these organizations.  As part of its mission, the Food Bank also provides resources for education and advocacy to end hunger.  Second Harvest Food Bank is a program of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley (CACLV) and is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network and largest hunger relief organization.