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BYU sets world record for charity

The World’s Largest Cougar Tail event on Nov. 28 was a major success as students, faculty and the public all participated to help BYU set a world record while donating money to the Food Bank.

Five-inch pieces of the 1,400-foot donut were sold for a dollar each, and for each dollar Community Action Services and Food Bank donated 17 pounds of food to the needy. The goal was to raise $3,000, which would amount to over 55,000 pounds of food donated to the Food Bank. The Alumni Association is still waiting for corporate donations, although it is already clear that the goal has been surpassed.

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