Manna Food Bank, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, and Whataburger have come together in the fight against hunger!
During July homestand games, baseball fans are encouraged to bring healthy, nonperishable food items to Blue Wahoos Stadium. Whataburger is rewarding those who donate with coupons for a free Whataburger!
Food collection boxes are located at the gates of the stadium, as well as at the Blue Wahoos office, located at 351 West Cedar Street, Pensacola. All donations will benefit children, senior citizens, veterans, families, and individuals served by Manna in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
Remaining Wahoos homestands are July 12-17 and July 26-31. Game and ticket information can be found at: https://www.milb.com/pensacola.
For more information about Manna, please visit www.mannahelps.org.
Manna’s mission is to offer emergency food assistance, service the food-related needs of vulnerable populations, and engage the entire community in the fight against hunger. A local grassroots organization with no national affiliation or government funding, Manna provided food to 31,014 people last year. Manna operates an emergency food assistance pantry and 17 specialty programs with 22 community partners in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
About Pensacola Blue Wahoos
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are a Minor League Baseball team of the Southern League and the Double-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. They are based in Pensacola, Florida, and play their home games at Admiral Fetterman Field.
About Whataburger – Feeding Student Success
Whataburger Feeding Student Success is Whataburger’s signature community program at the intersection of food insecurity and education. It focuses on supporting students at all levels of their education to help them achieve their goals and dreams in three main ways:
- Resource rooms for colleges and universities
- Community philanthropy
Since launching the program in 2021, we’ve given more than $1 million to support students in need.