Food for Fines
March 3-7, 2014, Food for Fines @ MCC Libraries
Receive $1 off your MCC library fines for every non-perishable food** item you donate. A $25 limit applies to MCC overdue fines only and does not include replacement fees for lost or damaged materials and future overdue fines. All food donations benefit the MCC Food Pantry.
**A list of recommended items are on the bottom of this page
March 5, 2014, Hunger Banquet: 12-2pm, MCC Big White Tent
At the upcoming Oxfam America Hunger Banquet presented by the Mesa Community College Honors Program, students will learn how to change the way people think about poverty and hunger, on a local and global scale. Sign up at: http://www.doodle.com/z2fd8xecr4cb5mnp
- 842 million people in the world do not have enough to eat
- Poor nutrition causes nearly half (45%) of deaths in children under five -
3.1 million children each year
- 66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world.1
1 "World Food Programme Fighting Hunger Worldwide." Hunger. World Food Programme, n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2014. <http://www.wfp.org/hunger>.
A Message from Student Life and Leadership: Canned Food & Non-Perishable Food Items Needed
Items to consider:
- Canned Fruit
- Tomato/Pasta Sauce
- Hamburger/Tuna Helper
- Powder Milk/Broth Powder
- Disposable Utensils (sealed package)
- Toiletries (new)
- Almond Milk (non-refrigerated)
- Anything that will make a quick lunch on campus or an evening meal for a family at home.
- Individual sizes are preferred (i.e. cereal), but all are accepted.
Thank you for your support in filling the empty shelves and also for referring those in need to our area.