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FUN FACTS — Dallas Wiertella (far right) explains different misconceptions about reasons for food insecurity, including laziness, high unemployment or the economy, when accessibility is the main driver of food insecurity. The trivia night was hosted by Marquette Ending Hunger to raise awareness and donations for the NMU Food Pantry.

Trivia night raises awareness about food insecurity in the UP

Katarina Rothhorn December 4, 2023

Nearly 30 people gathered in Jamrich on Thursday night to play a game of Kahoot and raised $100 for the NMU Food Pantry in the process. Marquette Ending Hunger, a student organization dedicated to raising...

SERVING THE COMMUNITY—The NMU Food Pantry, located in Gries Hall, is open for all NMU community to go if they are in need of some extra help.

NMU Food Pantry continues to serve the campus community

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer February 8, 2022
The NMU Food Pantry continues to serve the NMU community by offering students and staff basic necessities such as canned goods, toiletries and bedding.
Peter Holliday (left) and Haley Rhoades (right) sell baked goods donated by home cooks and NMU staff members to raise funds for Ripple Effect. Ripple Effect helps students stay warm in the brutal U.P. winters if they cannot afford appropriate winter gear.

Bake sale raises money for student winter wear

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 1, 2021

Cinnamon rolls, almond poppy seed cookies, roasted almonds, homemade bread, muffins and even candy corn brownies were for sale outside of the Dean of Students’ office on Thursday, Oct. 28 for their annual...

Photo by Lindsey Eaton

ASNMU to open volunteer and donation-based pantry

Noah Hausmann November 2, 2017

The NMU Food Pantry, an ASNMU-led initiative to feed hungry members of the campus community, will soon be open, and food donations to stock the shelves are sought. The pantry, manned by volunteers, will...

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