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MSU Student Food Bank

Through these trying times, the Student Food Bank remains open to serve those in need. Because of so many changes and job displacements, we're seeing a new population requiring our services. Your contribution is more important than ever. Spartans in need understand that support from a distance is the best way to help. Financial donations are the easiest and most effective way you can make a difference in fighting food insecurity.  

The food bank distributing food to the communityThere is no better purpose in life that to give service to others and be present during times of confusion and anxiety. Just this weekend, the Food Bank served nearly 450 individuals and families of MSU students and community members who were homeless and in shelters. Over 150 meals were packaged for those displaced and without shelter in the greater Lansing area, and they provided food security for another 300 families

The MSU Student Food Bank is the first food bank for students by students. The Food Bank's relationship with the Greater Lansing Food Bank allows them to purchase food at a lower cost, allowing donations to go much further. With little overhead cost, the food bank is able to make the most of every dollar. Any student enrolled at MSU is eligible to use the services of the foodbank. They distribute food biweekly but students are free to contact the food bank if they need to pick up food at a different time or need more in between distributions.

They always have vegetables, fruits, soups, pasta or rice, at least one protein, cereal and other items available for student’s selection at a distribution. Additionally, the foodbank almost always has fresh produce, bread, and MSU Dairy Store cheese available at distributions.

Remember - Spartans go the distance, by keeping their distance!

Make a Gift by Mail:

University Advancement
Spartan Way
535 Chestnut Road, Room 300
East Lansing, MI 48824

*Make check payable to Michigan State University and write “Appeal 20OOPCF1FDBCVID” in the note section.

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