A temporary food pantry is now open in the Union Drive Community Center (UDCC) lower level. It will be in the West Side Market c-store space. Students and their families are welcome to take part in this service.
NOTE: An earlier version of this story mentioned the pantry was for both students and faculty. According to the pantry website, this has been changed to students only.
Days of Operation: Monday, May 4, Tuesday, May 5 and Friday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
After May 8, normal operational days will be Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Signs and communication will be posted in UDCC area when individuals arrive to receive food.
Individuals will receive a bag of groceries that include a variety of canned and dry goods as well as fresh produce, meat and dairy (dairy alternative) items. Campus dietitians have created recipe cards (attached) that will be in each bag of groceries to help with meal ideas and utilizing the specific food-pantry products.
No ID is required and staff will not be asking for or taking any information. You just need to show up, follow the posted instructions and get the food you need. Individuals will receive roughly a week’s worth of groceries.
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