November 16, 2007

Student Center food drive will aid needy families

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Student Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is beginning a holiday food drive to help area families in need.

The campus community and public may donate non-perishable food items in unbreakable containers at the Information Station near the entrance. The food collection begins Monday, Nov. 19, and runs through Friday, Dec. 14.

The De Soto Food Pantry will receive the food donations.