Boilers give back

Boilers at Food Bank

WEST LAFAYETE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Purdue football team traded their pads and helmets for hairnets and aprons Friday afternoon.

The Boilers took time out of their schedule for a good cause at Food Finders Food Bank. They were busy scooping, bagging and packaging boxes of cereal.

“I think it’s good for our guys to understand how people out there need help, and that we can be a part of that. To be able to go out and help these guys, it shows our guys when they get here as well as a team,” said Purdue head football coach Darell Hazell.

The food bank provides food to local agencies in 16 counties throughout Central Indiana. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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