The organizers of Pile it On collected over 2-thousand pounds of non-perishable food items and 2-thousand 446 dollars for the ECHO Food Shelf on Saturday during the North Mankato Fun Days Parade.

Members of the ECHO Food Shelf Board, Radio Mankato staff, Snell Motors, KEYC-TV and Target collected the donations during the parade. Mayflower also provided additional support.

Pile it On started in 1993 and has collected over 79-thousand pounds of food and over 52-thousand dollars during that time.