The fall semester is almost here! The following list is the hours we will be open: Monday: 9am-4pm, Tuesday: 9am-7pm, Wednesday: 9am-7pm, Thursday: 9am-4pm, Friday: 9am-4pm. Plan a visit to University Hall's basement to see the pantry, whether it is to gather more information or to shop around. We look forward to another semester of serving out university … [Read more...] about Bear Pantry Fall 2022 Hours
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?
“Crosslines moves families from scarcity to security with compassion and dignity.” If you are looking to serve a local organization, Crosslines would be a great option! About Crosslines: Crosslines provides support to Greene County families in crisis through food assistance and hygiene items. Crosslines is committed to addressing the immediate hunger needs of families, … [Read more...] about Moving Families from Scarcity to Security
Welcome back to campus Bears! The Center for Community Engagement is offering an exciting new program for freshman students interested in strengthening their service and leadership skills. What is the Bonner Leader Program? An interactive work-study program for college students that emphasizes service learning, community outreach, and leadership initiatives that align … [Read more...] about Transforming College Campuses Through Community Engagement
The Center for Community Engagement is excited to announce the Bear Pantry is open for business! Established with the help of the Drew Lewis Foundation, the food pantry brings us one step closer to reducing food insecurity at Missouri State University. We also hope to educate our campus and community on the devastating effect hunger has on students. If you’re unfamiliar with … [Read more...] about Bear Pantry opens in hopes to combat food insecurity