Campus-Wide Food Drive

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Fall 2017 – Exact dates TBD

All proceeds go to the Hunger Task Force (www.hungertaskforce.org), a free and local food bank located here in Milwaukee. 60 collection boxes are placed around campus during the drive, and each box is overseen by a UWM employee or department. Aside from non-perishable food items, folks can also donate money directly to the Hunger Task Force. Checks made out to the “Hunger Task Force” can be dropped off at the CCBLLR, Union G28, or monetary donations can be made at the UW Credit Union on campus to the “UWM Service Account”. For further information on the drive, email Laurie Marks lmarks@uwm.edu .

Here is a location of where boxes are generally located around campus, more information will be determined in Fall 2017:

Bolton 120, Student Success Center Lapham S293, Biology Department
Bolton Hall 225, UITS Library W115, Libraries
Cambridge Commons Residence Hall, University Housing Lubar Building, School of Business
Chapman Hall 1st Floor, Academic Affairs Mellencamp 128, CPARC
Chemistry Building, 144, Chemistry Dept. Mitchell 261, 273, 112, Graduate School, Office of Sponsored Programs, & Accessibility Resource Center
Cunningham Building 1st floor, School of Nursing Music 139, Music Department
Curtin 6th Floor, Philosophy & ESL Program Norris Health Center
Curtin 7th Floor, French, Italian, Comparative Lit NWQ, Children’s Learning Center (1st floor) , University Counseling (6th floor), and UITS (7th floor)
Enderis Hall 209, Office of Student Services Pavilion, Kinesiology
Enderis Hall 9th Floor, Occupational Science & Technology Physics 428, University Relations
Engelman Room 270, University Safety and Assurances Riverview Residence Hall, University Housing
Garland 138, Center for International Education Sandburg Residence Hall
Holton 125, Letters and Science School of Continuing Education
Student Union, Greek Life, CCBLLR, Muslim Student Association

In 2016 we collected $3,225, and over 4,000 pounds of food for the Hunger Task Force.

Interested in helping out in Fall 2017? Consider being a box captain. Box Captains receive a collection box and monitor food donations and encourage donations from colleagues and students in their department and building.