AmeriCorps Involvement AmeriCorps is a government funded program that arrived at Missouri State University this previous spring semester. The AmeriCorps' organization seeks making a difference in the community. For MSU, this organization is involved with the bear pantry. Our AmeriCorps' members have been running the bear pantry this summer, and they have been planning … [Read more...] about What’s Been Happening in the Bear Pantry?
Still around for the summer and needing to utilize the Bear Pantry? We are open! The Bear Pantry will be open most weekdays throughout the entire summer. Here are the updated hours: Monday: 11AM-4PM Tuesday: 9AM-7PM Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday: 9AM-4PM Friday: 9AM-4PM We hope to see you soon! Bear Pantry … [Read more...] about Summer in the Bear Pantry
Pre-packaged food items that are available at the grocery store come with a sell-by, best-by, or expiration date on the label. Expiration dates are only required on infant formula. The manufacturer may choose to add the sell-by, best-by, or expiration date to the package to communicate the point when food is the freshest and highest quality. Sell-By: This date refers to … [Read more...] about What’s the Date? Breaking Down Expiration Dates
As finals approach, the Bear Pantry team wants to make sure that its members are sustained, energized, and supported. Recently, the Bear Pantry collaborated with Bears by Night to create snack bags (pictured above), that include things such as pringles, ramen, Dot’s Pretzels, and other little snacks to aid students as the semester comes to a close. Within these bags are … [Read more...] about The Bear Pantry and Finals
Hi Bears! As the Bear Pantry continues to grow, so do our partnerships. As of Monday, the Bear Pantry received almost 2,000 pounds of food and non-food items for our consumers through the generosity of Ozarks Food Harvest (OFH). As our partnership continues, the orders will provide the Bear Pantry with a more consistent flow of items, keep the Bear Pantry’s shelves stocked, … [Read more...] about The Bear Pantry and Ozarks Food Harvest