Extending a helping hand; Riverland Student Senate helps curb food insecurity on campus

For some college students, being able to afford school means going hungry.

Riverland Community College Student Senate created the food pantry a little more than a year ago and has since seen a large number of students utilize the pantry for necessities, such as food items and toiletries.

Stationed inside an inconspicuous closet, the pantry allows students to enter and take up to three items to make a meal for that evening. Students can return to take another three items if needed the next day.

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