(Week on of the Competitive Food-Gathering Challenge)…The competition is between the Calexico Ports of Entry, Naval Air Facility, and the Border Patrol.
The first week numbers are in. On a per capita basis, The Calexico Ports are in the lead. They have raised 4,945 pounds of food, as compared to the 5,134 pounds raised by the Border Patrol and the 109 pounds brought in by the NAF. Donations will be measured every week of the competition. All food raised by the three teams goes to the Imperial Valley Food Bank, to be distributed to over 20,000 people every month.