United Way Young Leaders host pie eating contest Thursday

United Way

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick

The United Way of West Alabama’s Young Leaders Society is holding its annual pizza pie eating contest at Heat Pizza next to Government Plaza in downtown Tuscaloosa on Thursday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m.

For the past seven years, the United Way has used the contest as a fundraiser for its partner organizations.

The contest will have two winners: one who raises the most money and another who eats the most pizza in the least amount of time. Money will be split between the organizations the two winners represent.

The following agencies and individuals are slated to compete:

  • Alabama Head Injury: John Gordon (reigning 2019 champ) and Scott Powell
  • Arts ‘n Autism: Taylor Kerekes
  • The Arc of Tuscaloosa: Blake Burden
  • American Red Cross: Tomas Powe
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of West Alabama: Alex Colvert
  • Boy Scouts of America: William Wells
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama: Brian Groeschell
  • Caring Days Adult Day Care: Dylan Winters
  • Child Abuse Prevention Services: Tyler Davidson
  • Easter Seals: Tom Houston
  • Family Counseling Services: Whitni Molden
  • FOCUS 50+: Mary Morgan
  • Five Horizons Health Services: Harris Busby
  • Girl Scouts: Kristi Confortin
  • Hospice of West Alabama: Kenny Brown
  • Sickle Cell Disease Association of West Alabama: Markedia Wells-Binion
  • Temporary Emergency Services: Community Service Volunteer*
  • Tuscaloosa’s One Place: Ryan Stallings
  • Turning Point: Ryan Leach
  • United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama: Becci Hauser
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