Date & Time: February 10, 2021 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: AdelphiCSI instagram

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Canstruction – Create structures out of full cans of food/boxes which will then be donated to local food banks such as Mary Brennan Inn.

In efforts to spread awareness and help the Mary Brennan Inn which is the largest homeless shelter on Long Island we will be hosting our semesterly Can Castles Challenge.   Participates will create a structure with items that they will be donating to the shelter.  Once your structure is completed participants will upload their photos of their can castles here to be judged for a Panther’s choice award on the AdelphiCSI instagram.  Photos must be uploaded by March 23rd. 

All cans must be dropped off at the Center For Student Involvement located in the University Center 125 on Wednesday March 31st or Wednesday April 7th.  Cans must be dropped off to win. 


  • Castles may not include any obscenity or indecency, including, but not limited to, vulgarity, nudity, alcohol or drug references, violence, or direct negativity towards an individual /organization /school/judges.
    • Accepted: Cans, Pasta (mac and cheese included, pasta sauce, granola bars, water, etc.) Only canned and boxed food can be used to build castles. The food items must be non-perishable. Packs of multiple items (canned goods, boxed items) will count as the number displayed on the box. Bulk items cannot be opened.
    • Not allowed:  No Jelly packets, spam, cup of noodles, Vienna Sausage or Ramen will be accepted. If you are unsure of what potentially can count please contact

Winners will get a $50 Amazon gift card for their group and $100 donated to a philanthropy of their choice.  Second place will get $50 towards their philanthropy.

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