Friday, March 13, 2009

Phelps' Loss, Food Bank's Win

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps' stumble over an alleged pot-smoking incident has been an apparent bonanza for the San Francisco Food Bank

The multi-gold-medal winner got into hot water after a photograph surfaced showing him communing with a bong at a South Carolina fraternity party.

That prompted Kellogg's to say it would not renew Phelps' endorsement deal.
Then two weeks ago, the Food Bank suddenly received two tons worth of Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes in boxes featuring Phelps' toothy grin.

And for so many struggling Americans resorting to feeding their families from food pantries these days, clearly, it's the breakfast flakes inside that count -- and not whose picture is on the box. Therefore, I say a big, "Kudos" to Kellogg's for this effort.

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1 comment:

Lynn Sinclair said...

I'm glad the food bank recipients will benefit, but am sad that Kellogg's can't tolerate Phelps' minor misstep.