The spring semester brings with it chilly winds and freezing temperatures- perfect weather to enjoy warm and comforting foods you can find at the Bear Pantry! Today, we're sharing two yummy soup recipes that you can make with canned goods and using nothing but a can opener and a microwave. Join me for a Step-by-Step Demonstration Chicken & Dumplings and Beef, Black … [Read more...] about Canned Foods and Nutrition: Building a Balanced Meal at the Bear Pantry
Happy New Year, Bears! To kick off the new year, the Bear Pantry will be distributing Bombas socks! The Bear Pantry is proud to work with the Missouri State Foundation to be a giving partner of the Bombas brand. Bombas is a comfort focused sock and apparel brand with a mission to help those in need. They have a one sock purchase = one sock donated mission. Being a Bombas giving … [Read more...] about Bear Pantry is a Proud Bombas Giving Partner
Join Bear Breaks to Empower the Youth of the Future during your spring break holiday! We will be partnering with Wesley-Rankin Community center to help run their spring break camp for elementary school children (Grades K-5). We will also help with organization of their STEM material. This is a great experience for students interested in working in education, but open to … [Read more...] about Spring Break Immersion in Dallas, TX.
The Rotary Club of Springfield Downtown has raised a generous $1,010 for the Pantry to purchase a new freezer! This generous donation makes a BIG difference in the lives of Missouri State’s students, faculty, and staff. We currently have limited space and can only accept so many donations. With the addition of a new freezer, we will be able to accept more items, increase food … [Read more...] about The Rotary Club of Springfield Downtown supports the BearPantry
First a question - when shopping in the pantry, do you ever look at the nutrition labels? If yes, great job! Reading and understanding nutrition labels are very important. If no, don't worry, we are here to give you an overview and what to look for when reading nutrition labels. So, what is a nutrition label? A nutrition label is a label that is located on the packaging … [Read more...] about Nutrition Labels: What are they used for?