MANCHESTER, N.H. — The New Hampshire Food Bank’s annual Nothing Campaign has raised more than $86,000 to help provide food and meals for about 140,000 residents who don’t know where their next meal is coming from.
The fourth annual fundraiser ran through May. It featured empty cans resembling soup cans that donors can purchase at supermarkets throughout the state for $5. The goal is to fill the cans with donations and return them to the food bank.
The can’s label depicts an empty bowl and reads, “Nothing. An Unnecessary Tradition.”
The campaign has raised over $428,000 since 2013. To date, 15,709 cans were sold during the 2016 Nothing Campaign.