The new location, inside the Hitt Street Parking Structure, is more accessible than the soon-to-be former location on Rock Quarry Road.
The event is a food drive that aims to increase awareness of college students’ food insecurity.
Participants brought cans of food, donated meal swipes or cash to the Tiger Pantry.
The program will allow students who receive parking citations to donate 10 full-size non-perishable items in lieu of paying the dollar amount.
Marketing Co-Coordinator Claire Salzman: “It’s a really really wonderful resource and wonderful organization made up of some of the most wonderful people in the entire world who just do this. The Tiger Pantry team is just a very selfless organization.”
Aregbe’s interim replacement is Bryan Goers, who will hold the position until May 31
Event coordinator Tanner Owens: “It is especially nice to give back to the Mizzou community in such a meaningful way and we definitely accomplished that with Caring, Bearing, Sharing this Wednesday.”
Jordan McFarland: “You can make a difference without a title here. (Swipe Me In) was one way that I thought I could make a difference.”
Director Hessler hopes award will spread awareness for food insecurity.
KCOU will host the event, partnering with Tiger Pantry and the Craft Studio.
Following successful fundraising and donation efforts this holiday season, the growing organization hopes to expand its reach and resources this upcoming year.
Tiger Pantry will begin taking part in SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in the state of Missouri.
Truman’s Closet turns 1 year old, Tiger Pantry turns 2 and STRIPES turns 13 this week.
Tiger Pantry has distributed more than 37,000 pounds of food since its start as an organization.
MU has plenty of resources to help you create a better you this year.
McDermott hopes to create a focused, idea-centered environment for the pantry.
“Without your support and the work we’ve put in, we wouldn’t be here,” Haluszczak said.
The competition dates line up with men’s basketball game vs. Arkansas
Attendees were randomly separated into "poverty," "unemployed," middle-class" and "upper-class" categories.
Haluszczak looks forward to providing fresh produce in the future.