Simpson University Students to ‘Trick or Treat’ for Nonperishables

For Immediate Release


REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University students will visit two northeast Redding neighborhoods to “trick or treat” for canned goods and other nonperishables from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

Students will go door to door in the Hacienda Heights and College Highlands neighborhoods off Shasta View Drive, asking for donations of items for local food banks, including Anderson-Cottonwood Christian Assistance, Living Hope Compassion Ministries, and the Salvation Army.

Students will also be available to pick up food donations from homes anywhere in the Redding area on Oct. 31; call 226-4753 by 5 p.m. Oct. 30 to arrange.

The Oct. 31 neighborhood collection is part of a weeklong campus food drive.

Community members are welcome to participate by dropping off a bag of nonperishable food items in the Owen Center lobby on campus during weekday daytime hours Oct. 26-Nov. 2.


Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737