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Faculty Association raises more than $1,000 for Student Food Pantry at Turkey Trot

December 1, 2017

Thank you to the GRCC Faculty Association and Katie Vander Meer for organizing a fundraiser for the GRCC Student Food and Snack Pantries. Twenty GRCC faculty, staff and retirees participated in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving and raised over $1,000 in donations from 26 different donors!

The GRCC Faculty Association has been a wonderful supporter of the Student Food and Snack Pantries. They regularly hold food and item drives during their regular monthly meetings in addition to special events like the Turkey Trot!

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Student food drive competition results

December 1, 2017

Thank you to all the clubs and organizations that participated in the food drive competition. In just 14 days, 285.2 pounds of food was donated to our student food pantry. Because of the great response, we decided to throw two pizza parties for the top two donating clubs. The two winning clubs are Noorthoek Academy and the Hispanic Student Organization. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Class food pantry donation project surpasses 200 lbs

October 12, 2017

Professor M. Righa’s Introduction to Business class collected donations for the food pantry. For the community and social responsibility in the contemporary workplace learning outcome.

The BA 103 project brought in 203 items, weighing a total of 213.7 lbs.

Photo by Mackenzie Curtis.

A photo of Professor M. Righa’s Introduction to Business class' donation to the GRCC food pantries

Student food pantry donations accepted at holiday breakfast

December 7, 2016

If you’re able, please bring non-perishable food items to our Holiday Breakfast to donate to our food pantry for students. In the spirit of giving, let us do our part to ensure the shelves of our pantry are well stocked! Here is a list of needed items (* indicates high demand items):

Protein

  • Cans of tuna*
  • Cans of chicken*
  • Canned stew
  • Canned chili
  • Hash
  • Pork and beans
  • Soups
  • Spaghetti sauce*
  • Kidney beans
  • Peanut butter*

Breakfast

  • Boxes of cereal
  • Instant oatmeal (individual packets)*
  • Cereal bars*
  • Pancake mix
  • Syrup
  • Muffin mix

Canned vegetables

  • Beans
  • Carrots
  • Peas
  • Tomatoes
  • Corn*
  • Instant potatoes

On the go/snacks

  • Tortilla chips
  • Salsa
  • Pringles
  • Cookies
  • Granola bars*
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Easy Mac*
  • Microwaveable nonfrozen meals

Fruit

  • Canned fruits
  • Fruit cups
  • Dried fruits
  • Jelly
  • Raisins
  • Juice boxes

Starches

  • Rice*
  • Pasta*
  • Macaroni and cheese*
  • Crackers
  • Boxed meals*
  • Hamburger Helper

Basic necessities

  • Soap*
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo*
  • Conditioner
  • Toothpaste*
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant*
  • Feminine hygiene
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets

Donations for student food pantry at Holiday Breakfast

November 29, 2016

If you’re able, please bring non-perishable food items to our Holiday Breakfast to donate to our food pantry for students. In the spirit of giving, let us do our part to ensure the shelves of our pantry are well stocked! Here is a list of needed items (* indicates high demand items):

Protein

  • Cans of tuna*
  • Cans of chicken*
  • Canned stew
  • Canned chili
  • Hash
  • Pork and beans
  • Soups
  • Spaghetti sauce*
  • Kidney beans
  • Peanut butter*

Breakfast

  • Boxes of cereal
  • Instant oatmeal (individual packets)*
  • Cereal bars*
  • Pancake mix
  • Syrup
  • Muffin mix

Canned vegetables

  • Beans
  • Carrots
  • Peas
  • Tomatoes
  • Corn*
  • Instant potatoes

On the go/snacks

  • Tortilla chips
  • Salsa
  • Pringles
  • Cookies
  • Granola bars*
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Easy Mac*
  • Microwaveable nonfrozen meals

Fruit

  • Canned fruits
  • Fruit cups
  • Dried fruits
  • Jelly
  • Raisins
  • Juice boxes

Starches

  • Rice*
  • Pasta*
  • Macaroni and cheese*
  • Crackers
  • Boxed meals*
  • Hamburger Helper

Basic necessities

  • Soap*
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo*
  • Conditioner
  • Toothpaste*
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant*
  • Feminine hygiene
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets

Raider Salute to ADN Club

November 20, 2015
Student Life extends a Raider Salute to the Associate Degree Nursing Club — and to the generosity of the GRCC campus — for the food drive this month to benefit the Student Food Pantry.

By the end of the food drive, we received:

  •  177.4 lbs of non-expired donations received throughout campus.
  • 108 lbs of feminine products donated by Athletics
  •  69 lbs of food donations from the English Department!