Westminster College Students Tackle Hunger

7 years 1 week 1 day ago Thursday, December 09 2010 Dec 9, 2010 Thursday, December 09, 2010 7:54:56 PM CST December 09, 2010 in News
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FULTON - A group of Westminster College students started a poverty initiative this week, delivering excess food from the dining hall to a local soup kitchen for lunch and dinner. The students do this every day along with the help of Fresh Ideas Food Services. The service is responsible for coordinating and preparing food within the dining hall. 

Derick Daily, a senior political science major, had the idea years before finalizing the plans this semester. The initiative started delivering food to the soup kitchen on Monday. Students deliver one or two large pans of food. The group is looking to expand its service towards the only homeless shelter in Fulton. But health department restrictions mean they will have to wait until the shelter can obtain proper equipment. Daily hopes to have a partnership with them by January.

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