Grissom, Huntsville High hosting rivalry food drive


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Two Huntsville City Schools rivals will face off on the football field Thursday night, but will be competing even before kickoff.

HCS announced Grissom and Huntsville High will be collecting food for the #FillTheShelves Food Drive, modeled after the annual Beat Hunger competition between Alabama and Auburn.

Donated items will benefit Manna House

Superintendent Christie Finley said this is going to be an annual tradition within Huntsville City Schools.

The schools are encouraging students to bring in the following items as part of the competition:

  • Any non-perishable items
  • Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Soup
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Toilet paper
  • Canned goods and dry goods

The competition starts Monday, September 21, and will run through Wednesday, September 23. The winner will be announced prior to Thursday’s 7 p.m. kickoff at Louis Crews Stadium and presented with a trophy.

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