Around Town: ‘Canstruction’ collects 80,000 cans of food and $9,000 to help fight hunger

Los Angeles Times

Irvine, October 2017

Almost 80,000 canned food items were collected and more than $9,000 raised during the 10th “Canstruction Orange County” food drive, which ended last month.

Participating teams crafted sculptures entirely out of canned goods. The structures were displayed at John Wayne Airport, South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa and the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center.

During a ceremony Thursday, WATG & Oltmans Construction Co. won the people’s choice award for its entry, “Stack Up on Tsum-Thing to Fight Hunger.”

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