LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Music was blaring and Purdue students came out in force for this year's Hunger Hike.
More than 900 people came down to Riehle Plaza for Sunday's charity event put on by Lafayette Urban Ministry and Food Finders.
Organizers said they were expecting to raise at least $80,000 during Sunday's event.
Food Finders executive director Katy Bunder said the money raised Sunday will be huge for the food bank.
"For Food Finders it means an unrestricted cash donation. Those are the dollars that are the hardest to come by. That's what allows us to operate, to put gas in and to have staff drive the trucks and deliver food and do the mobile pantry," said Bunder.
This year, Purdue fraternities and sororities also pitched in to see which house could raise the most money.
Organizers said they will continue to collect donations until December.
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