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Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry opens for students during the Covid-19 outbreak

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will continue operations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday during the quarantine.

Marco Day, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

In between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union on Hazel Street, the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry in SSC room 196 has seen an increase of students in need of food assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food pantry has stayed open during the COVID-19 outbreak, with hours of operat...

Can we count on the Wildcat Pantry to keep starving students nourished?

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Karen Limones

May 16, 2018

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry staff has just come to show how much of an importance keeping students well-nourished does not matter when they decide to keep expired labels out for grabs. The goal is to provide food for students who can’t afford to purchase groceries or a meal. Yet, the free groceries...

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Alejandra Fraga

March 26, 2018

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will be hosting an open house this Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will consist of pantry tours and food. The food pantry was first established in Kendall Hall, and was then moved to Siskiyou hall and has now been relocated to the Student Service Center (SCC). A news release about this open house event stated, "Thanks to the hard work and generous support of many, the Hungry Wildc...

Student Philanthropy Council raises over $12,000 for food pantry

Student Philanthropy Council presents check to food pantry 
Photo Courtesy of: Jason Halley

Alejandra Fraga

May 12, 2017

The Student Philanthropy Council presented the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry with a check this week. Over $12,000 was donated to the food pantry, with most of the donations coming from the class of 2017. "No student should have to ever wonder if they will be able to eat properly or where they will be sle...

Top 10 campus resources rarely used

Nicholas Feeley

February 13, 2017

Chico State students are familiar with the Bell Memorial Union, the Wildcat Store and Meriam Library, but many do not know the full extent of the services available. Here are some resources available to all students.   1) The Career Center The Career Center is available to all Chico State...

Chico State takes the lead in combating student hunger

Food pantry at the Center for Healthy Communities. Photo credit: George Johnston

Elizabeth Helmer

April 1, 2016

A recent report released by the California State University chancellor's office found 24 percent of students in the CSU system go hungry. That's almost half a million people. According to the report, 12 CSU campuses have no resources for to help their students with food security. Chico Sta...

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