The beginning of the semester is a wonderful time to start looking for and signing up for volunteer opportunities! Whether you are looking for service hours for a club, scholarship, or just for fun, Give Pulse is a great place to start. Many organizations in the Springfield community use Give Pulse to post their service opportunities. After you sign up on Give Pulse, you … [Read more...] about Give Pulse Provides Students with Service Opportunities
Right before Thanksgiving Break, FSL officially set a new record for our largest donation yet at 2,084 pounds! Many of the donated items were canned goods, along with other non-perishable foods like pasta, peanut butter, spaghetti sauce, and more. This is a great example of what it looks like to be a Citizen Bear! All of the items in the Bear Pantry are supplied … [Read more...] about Spotlight – FSL Supports the Bear Pantry
November 13-21, 2021 is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. During this week, people come together across the country to bring attention to hunger and homelessness. In the United States, many Americans have to choose between which basic necessities they can afford for that day, week, month. For instance: 37.2 million Americans live below the poverty level. 44 … [Read more...] about Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Missouri State’s Sustainability Strategic Plan aims to expand recycling across the campus, increase awareness of waste minimization programming, and divert more material from the landfill. These goals are possible with the support of students and staff like you. How so, you ask? This fall, you can join the Missouri State Sustainability team in digging into and sorting hundreds … [Read more...] about Dig in with fellow Bears. Take part in the Waste Audit.
This year, First and Calvary donated funds to support the Bear Pantry with a new refrigerator! Thanks to this donation from the First and Calvary congregation, the Bear Pantry is able to support Missouri State students facing food insecurity with healthier options like fresh produce, milk, fruit, etc. We are incredibly thankful to have neighbors who care about students in … [Read more...] about Donor spotlight: First and Calvary supports Bear Pantry with new fridge