Marist community unites in Hunger Month

"Buck Hunger" stand set up in Dyson for donation collection.

“Buck Hunger” stand set up in Dyson for donation collection.

During your next trip to the grocery store, you might want to consider picking up a few extra cans of soup or peanut butter. The extra food won’t be for you to eat but it goes towards feeding the many people that go hungry in Dutchess County each night. We are nearly halfway into November which means that Hunger Month is under full swing here at Marist College. A program ran through Campus Ministry, Hunger Month is a month-long event dedicated to raising awareness of hunger at both a local and global scale as well as raising awareness of our ability to help.

Students are asked to make donations throughout the month through the many activities set up by the members of Campus Ministry. All donations obtained during Hunger Month go to the Dutchess Outreach Food Pantry, which has been running since 1974. Continue reading