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Chico Natural Foods Co-op Brand Manager Joey Haney is eager to greet CalFresh recipients with a substantial discount.

MORE program equals less hunger

Ian Hilton, Reporter // February 9, 2021

Chico Natural Foods Co-op offers discount for CalFresh recipients The Matching on Regional Eats program allows California EBT users to enjoy a 50% discount of up to $20 on produce purchased at the...

Students dropped by to hand over their cards to donate. The process was so easy and took less than one minute to do. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

‘Swipe Against Hunger’ encourages students to donate meals

Angelina Mendez // November 17, 2019

Students who have available meal swipes on their student dining plan attended an event hosted by Associated Students at Sutter Dining Hall, "Swipe Against Hunger." On Nov. 14, AS Dining Services held this...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Wildcat statue doesn’t reflect student needs

Alex Grant // April 25, 2018

Last Thursday, a new $145,000 Wildcat statue was unveiled on campus. The bronze statue was entirely supported by outside donations mainly from a campus funding pool of money called “Campus Beautification.”...

Alpha Omicron Pi poses before the making strides walk on Oct. 8. Photo courtesy of Anna Pladini.

Greek Week breaks records

Marrion Charissa Cruz // October 20, 2016

Every fall Greek life on campus dedicates a week to raising money for various charities. This year over $31,000 was raised for donations. Greek Week stats: - 667 pints of blood donated - 2,500...

Non-perishable food on the shelves of the Wildcat pantry. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Wildcat Pantry grows, connects with campus and students

Molly Sullivan // September 21, 2016

Kathleen Moroney’s office is like no other on campus. Next to her desk and the other typical office furniture, Moroney has two bookcases full of food. There are shelves filled with rice, canned food,...

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