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Northwest students and Ministry Center volunteers unload food the students collected during a Nov. 16 food drive organized by University Seminar students. Students collected a total of 1,901 pounds of food during the event.

Northwest students and Ministry Center volunteers unload food the students collected during a Nov. 16 food drive organized by University Seminar students. Students collected a total of 1,901 pounds of food during the event. (Submitted photo)

    Nov. 27, 2015

    Students collect 1,901 pounds of food for Ministry Center

    Northwest Missouri State University students recently collected and delivered 1,901 pounds of food to the Maryville Ministry Center as part of a food drive organized by University Seminar students.

    More than 150 students participated in the Nov. 16 Bearcats Can Hunger event, totaling 839 volunteer hours.

    Participating students represented Residence Hall Association, Student Senate, Sigma Tau Gamma, Enactus, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Phi Mu, Alpha Gamma Rho, the Bearcat football team, South Complex residence hall, University Seminar, the Department of Behavioral Sciences and the accounting program.

    Members of the football team, Sigma Tau Gamma and the accounting program received pizza for finishing as the teams to collect the most food.

    The Ministry Center provides food and clothing to people in need throughout Nodaway County.


    For more information, please contact:

    Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
    mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

    Northwest Missouri State University
    215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468