“Feed the Need” food drive kicks off today

Feed the Need: LLCC Food Pantry Food DriveThe Honors Humanities class is hosting a “Feed the Need” food drive for the LLCC Food Pantry starting today and going through Nov. 8. Today’s kickoff events in A. Lincoln Commons include a demonstration on cooking easy college meals at 10 a.m. followed by Heidi Hughes of the Central Illinois Food Bank speaking on food insecurity. Drop-off boxes are located in Student Life, Montgomery Hall and the Workforce Careers Center. Drop off non-perishables into the designated boxes to earn a ticket for prize drawings (including gift cards and gift certificates to area restaurants) that will be held Monday, Nov. 11.

Suggested items include:

  • Trail mix
  • To-go peanut butter cups
  • Pop-Tarts
  • Microwavable mac & cheese cups
  • Tuna salad ready-to-go kits
  • Cans of soup
  • Cans of vegetables/fruit
  • Pasta
  • Protein bars
  • Granola bars
  • Fruit snacks
  • Fruit cups and pudding cups
  • Juice
  • Crackers
  • Microwave popcorn