Modesto-area food drive aims to set world record

local@modbee.comAugust 20, 2013 

— The St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, United Samaritans Foundation and Interfaith Ministries of Greater Modesto will benefit from a Guinness World Record attempt.

On Sept. 6-8, they plan to stage 30,001 donated cans of food (the world record is 30,000) and will place it in a curving line at St. Joseph's Church, 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto.

Hours for can donations are 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6,4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 8.

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