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Canstruction 2019


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Canstruction is a charity event and exhibition where teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete in awe-inspiring feats of engineering to create sculptures made out of canned goods and other nonperishable food items—without the use of glue or other adhesives. In the past 24 years, Canstruction Boston has collected more than ONE MILLION pounds of food, providing more than 887,000 meals to people experiencing food insecurity in Massachusetts.

The 2019 Canstruction Boston theme is Around the World! Download the Call for Entries here. Applications are due by June 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

Learn more at the information session at 8:00 am on Wednesday, June 5 at BSA Space.

Admission is free and kid friendly. Suggested donation: one can or other nonperishable item of food per person (such as tuna, beans, peanut butter, and canned vegetables).

Founded in 1992, Canstruction’s mission is to highlight the issue of hunger across communities, collect food for distribution to thousands and to showcase the creativity of the design industry. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 13.1 million children under 18 in the United States live in households where they are unable to consistently access enough nutritious food necessary for a healthy life. For more than two decades, the design community in Boston has united through a creative medium that provides canned food for charities fighting hunger in Massachusetts. In 2017, Canstruction Boston donated 93,955 cans of food from the participating 29 teams. In the past 20 years, Canstruction Boston has collected more than ONE MILLION pounds of food, which has provided over 675,000 meals to those in the Greater Boston and surrounding areas.

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