Pence seeks food gifts at inauguration

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Pence is asking residents to bring non-perishable food donations with them if they attend of the events surrounding his inauguration.

Pence said Wednesday the donations would be collected for the Midwest Food Bank to feed needy families. He and incoming First Lady Karen Pence spent the morning helping volunteers at the food bank Wednesday.

Pence is hosting a weekend of events leading up to his Jan. 14 inauguration. A family event will be hosted at the Dallara IndyCar Factory and an inaugural ball will be held in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, Jan. 12.

A worship service will be held Jan. 13 at Butler's Clowes Hall. His inauguration occurs the following day outside the Statehouse.

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