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Yearly event raises money for – and awareness of – food pantry

Denise M. Gardner-Butler (left), dining services worker, and Carla J. Douty, dining services purchasing assistant, serve up a choice of chicken tortilla or cheddar broccoli soup outside Wildcat Express.
Denise M. Gardner-Butler (left), dining services worker, and Carla J. Douty, dining services purchasing assistant, serve up a choice of chicken tortilla or cheddar broccoli soup outside Wildcat Express.

The Cupboard at Penn CollegeDining Services hosted its fifth annual Soup for the Soul event on Thursday, collecting more than $1,000 to benefit The Cupboard (Bush Campus Center, first floor). Event participants received a handcrafted bowl and a soup meal for an $8 donation.

The Cupboard, an on-campus food pantry assisting students and their families who have food insecurities, was also open for the campus community to tour. The event also featured the sale of several ceramic art pieces made by Penn College students and faculty.

More information is available by emailing The Cupboard or by visiting the Dining Services portal page, where students and employees can learn about other ways to donate.
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