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NEIU Student Pantry: April workshop, donations, volunteers, and SNAP benefits

April 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

The NEIU Student Pantry will partner with Student Health Services (SHS) to host a Monthly Food Sample that will contain many ingredients found in the Student Pantry from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. SHS will provide healthy and delicious food preparation options that are also easy to make. Prepared food will be available while supplies last.

The NEIU Student Pantry is open to all NEIU students on Mondays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. and is located in E-050 (Student Lounge). The pantry is looking for volunteers and donations for the month of April. You can volunteer during pantry hours or in the morning on both of those days to help set up the pantry. Sign up online for the April volunteer dates.

If you are interested in donating to the Pantry, the list of most needed items is:

  • Peanut butter
  • Granola bars
  • Canned soup
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Shelf stable milk
  • Oatmeal
  • Tea/coffee
  • Canned tuna
  • Toiletries (shampoo, shower gel, toothpaste, etc.)
  • Plastic Bags/ Reusable Bags

You can drop off any donation to any of the donation bins set up around campus:

  • Advising Center (LWH 0027)
  • Angelina Pedroso Center (B 159)
  • Learning Success Center (LIB 454)
  • Office of Alumni Relations (Alumni Center, Building I)
  • Project Success and Proyecto Pa’Lante (LWH 4029)
  • Student Center for Science Engagement (BBH 235)
  • Student Disability Services (D 104)

The NEIU Student Pantry is also sponsoring semi-monthly visits this semester from Illinois Hunger Coalition staff to provide support for students and other members of the University community interested in applying for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

The SNAP Outreach Representative will be on campus the following days, located in the Student Pantry (E-050) from 1-4 p.m.:

  • Monday, April 8
  • Thursday, April 25

Those interested should bring a state-issued ID or driver’s license to apply.

If you have any questions, please email Jannedh Lema at [email protected].

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Date:
April 18, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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Venue

E-050

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