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Breaking the Guinness food drive record in N.C.

In 24 hours, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Walmart, the United States Veterans Corps, Chic-fil-A and area schools collected 559,885 pounds of food on March 5.

They are hoping it’s enough for a world record.

The previous world record for the largest food drive by a noncharitable organization in 24 hours was set on Sept. 21, 2008, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who collected 509,147 pounds of donated food, according to the Guinness World Records.

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