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October 21, 2020

Volunteers Needed for Mobile Food Pantry Nov. 5

Finlandia volunteers at the 2018 Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry in Ontonagon.

On Thursday, November 5, Finlandia University will be hosting a Mobile Food Pantry in the parking lot between Old Main and the Chapel of St. Mattew. Organized through Feeding American West Michigan, mobile food pantries help fill the gap in hunger needs in a community, by supplementing the ongoing work of local pantries with much needed fresh produce, meat, and dairy. The [...]

September 14, 2018

Feeding America West Michigan and Finlandia University to Host Mobile Food Pantry on October 10

On October 10, Feeding America West Michigan,in partnership with Finlandia University, will provide a food distribution to people in need at Baraga Area High School. The distribution will take place at 4:30 p.m.

NOTE: The event has been moved inside to the small gym. Volunteers will enter the school by the flag pole. Those coming to get food should follow volunteer instruction upon arriving at the school. 

The Mobile Pantry will contain a variety of foods, including [...]

Students volunteer at mobile food pantry
April 27, 2018

Finlandia Brings Mobile Food Pantry to Ontonagon

On April 19, 2018 Finlandia Students and Staff traveled to Ontonagon High School to help feed 271 individuals, representing 1050 family members in the community.

“More people came through after registration was closed, but we got to give all the food away to local families. Ontonagon [High School] was pleased and Feeding America was thrilled with the event,” said Soren Schmidt, Campus Pastor.

All 16,115 pounds of food was given away by the end of the night. Finlandia University students were bussed [...]

March 8, 2018

Mobile Food Pantry coming to Ontonagon on April 19, 2018

Residents of Ontonagon County are invited to a Mobile Food Pantry on Thursday, April 19 beginning at 4 at Ontonagon High School. The event is being put on by Finlandia University, Ontonagon Area School District, Feeding America West Michigan and the Western U.P. Food Bank.

The Mobile Pantry will contain a variety of foods, including fresh produce. Clients will not have to show identification or proof of income to receive food. They will be required to provide basic contact information and [...]

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