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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]