SWOSU Students Conducting Food Drive to Benefit Local School Pantry

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Education’s student organizations are teaming up with the Weatherford Middle School Builder’s Club to fight hunger and support the WMS food pantry. 

A “Finals Food Drive” is being held through December 15 to support the food pantry that supports 22 WMS students and their families for a total over 100 people.

Items can be delivered to the Hibler Education Center basement student lounge area (B1) or Memorial Student Center lobby.

Participating student groups at SWOSU are: ΓΕΑΔ/READ, Kappa Delta Pi, Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) and Student Oklahoma Education Association.

Bruce Belanger said items should be non-perishable, kid-friendly, easy-to-open, food items (preferred are peanut butter, soups, ravioli, spaghettios, canned items with pull tab openings, juices, cereal bars, pop-tarts, small variety pack cereals, fruit snacks, granola bars, canned chicken, canned tuna, etc.)

The items will be delivered to the school on December 16.

Monetary donations are also accepted in Education Building Room 110 with checks payable to SWOSU READ.  Fresh items and/or United gift cards will be purchased with the monetary donations. For more info, contact Belanger at 580.819.1504 or Emily Tydings at 580.554.9703.