Sailing Delivers Boat Load of Food for Extreme Food Drive

February 03, 2011
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 3, 2011

NORFOLK, Va. - The Old Dominion University sailing team delivered 500 pounds of food as part of the Extreme Food Drive on Wednesday.

The food donation of 500 pounds can provide 304 meals that will support the Southeast Virginia Food Bank.

The sailing team did their part by filling an FJ sailboat and became part of ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition halftime show.

The fans at the game donated a total of 9,160 pounds of food (7,046 meals) to add to the total of the sailing team.