Fundraising walk Oct. 12 to help hungry; UT Food Pantry to open
A walk raising awareness and fighting hunger took place Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m. at The University of Toledo. The Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Hunger Walk began in front of the Toledo Campus Ministries building in lot 13 on UT’s Main Campus.
Before the walk, the UT Food Pantry, which will serve UT students in need, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony presented by Sabina Serratos, director of experiential learning and career development; Dr. Sammy Spann, assistant provost for student engagement; the Rev. David Montgomery, executive director of Toledo Campus Ministry; and Donnajean Stockmaster, community connections director for Feed Your Neighbor.
Following the ceremony, face-painting, music by local bands, popcorn, and lemon ice stands were available.
The pantry will be open four days a week: Monday from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. It is sponsored by Toledo Campus Ministry, the Interfaith Center, Toledo Area Ministries, Feed Your Neighbor Program, and Experiential Learning and Career Services.
For more information, contact Serratos at 419.530.2992 or [email protected]