The Hamilton Tiger-Cat season has already kicked off.
And with it, the team’s defence of the Purolator Tackle Hunger crown.
All season long, CFL teams and their hometowns will be raising food and funds to help neighbours struggling with hunger.
For Hamilton fans, the Tackle Hunger game is once again the Labour Day Classic when Toronto visits Tim Hortons Field in their long-running rivalry. It’s a game like no other with a food drive like no other.
Started by Ticats legend Angelo Mosca, Hamilton Food Share and the Hamilton Tiger Cats Alumni Association, the team has been collecting food on Labour Day for almost 20 years.
Since 2003, Purolator has been the national sponsor of Tackle Hunger in all CFL cities. This year, as with every year, they will have volunteers at the gate accepting food and cash donations on game day.
Last year, Hamilton raised more food than any other CFL city with a total of 140, 975 pounds.
All summer long the Ticats staff will be planning food drives to help hungry people in Hamilton and repeat as the Tackle Hunger champs.
Here are 2 easy ways to make a difference today to people in need and put the Ticats on top: