Student organizations as well as academic and administrative departments from all three institutions are invited to participate. So as you’re doing your own grocery shopping this weekend, you might select a few additional items to donate.
The group that drops off the highest amount of food, by weight, on collection day. will be awarded a newly-created annual food collection trophy as well as other prizes for the whole team.
Along with the collection competition there will be multiple fun events such as a Hunger Banquet on Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Tivoli. The Hunger Banquet is designed to raise consciousness on the issues of hunger and poverty and how they affect our campus community. Advanced registration for the banquet is required and can be done online.
Items to donate must be non-perishable. Best choices include canned soups, easy-to-prepare meals and even some personal care items such as toothpaste.
You also can contact Nelson Rodriquez in the Experiential Learning Center at 303-556-6656 for more information about the events that a part of the Feed the Need .
(Photo: Adam Deherrera (left) and Maricela Ortega welcome donations at the CU Denver Food Pantry).