It's time to join 11Alive for a tradition 34 years in the making: Can-a-thon!

Food insecurity is a very big issue in the United States. In 2015, 15.8 million households were food insecure. And 6.3 million households didn't know where their next meal would come. Those numbers include 13.1 million children. A total of 42.2 million Americans live in homes without stable food security.

11Alive and the Salvation Army want you to help curb those numbers and change lives in our community.

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The 2016 Can-a-Thon is an event that will bring in thousands of canned food from people like you. Schools, non-profits, and special guests will be participating in an event that will take over the Atlanta area. Spanning over four areas (Fulton, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Rome), this year's Can-a-Thon is sure to be a hit. 11Alive will also be there every single step of the way with an eight hour morning newscast featuring all of our newscast.

Online: http://salvationarmyatlanta.org/2016-can-a-thon/

Call (5 a.m. to 1 p.m.): (404) 885-7633

Text: CANATHON to 41444

In person:

Gold lot @Turner Field
Capitol Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Infinite Energy Center (Gwinnett Arena)
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia 30097

Cumberland Mall
1000 Cumberland Mall, Atlanta, GA 30339

The Forum
301 Tribune St, Rome, GA 30161

Photos | 11Alive 34th Annual Can-A-Thon

Photos | 11Alive 34th Annual Can-A-Thon