Memphis Tigers and Kroger fight hunger
The University of Memphis and Kroger are teaming up to fight hunger in the Mid-South. The Zero Waste Game is presented by Kroger, it features discounted tickets selling for $10, with $1 of each ticket going to Mid-South Food Bank.
$1 will provide 3 meals for families fighting hunger in the Mid-South.
The fight against hunger will be for the Tigers' opening game against Nicholls on Saturday, Sept. 17 against Arkansas State at 6 p.m. at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.
The goal is to provide 10,000 meals.
Fans can purchase the $10 tickets online at GoTigersGo.com/Kroger or by scanning the QR codes that will be at all Mid-South area Kroger locations. For questions, call the University of Memphis ticket office at 901-678-2331.
"We're thrilled to have Kroger as presenting sponsor for the newly named 901 Game," said Todd Kucinski, general manager for Tiger Sports Properties, Memphis Athletics' multimedia rightsholder and local LEARFIELD team. "Tiger fans still have the opportunity to buy discounted tickets for this Kroger-sponsored game that benefits Mid-South Food Bank and supports Kroger's Zero Hunger Zero Waste program."