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Western Illinois University Food Pantry Opens for First Week of Spring 2021 Semester

January 20th, 2021
Western Illinois University Food Pantry Opens for First Week of Spring 2021 Semester

The student-run Western Illinois University Food Pantry will open next week for the first week of the Spring 2021 semester. The pantry, located in Horrabin Hall, room 10, will be open from noon-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, and from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 23. Until then, the pantry is open from noon-3 p.m. on Tuesdays during the holiday break. This semester’s co-presidents of the food pantry are junior dietetics and nutrition major Brittany Van Tine, of Macomb, and senior sociology major Davora Buchanan, of Chicago. For more information about the pantry, email Van Tine at BN-VanTine@wiu.edu,... Read More

NEED SOME GOOD NEWS??? Check Out What’s The Good News For November!

November 6th, 2020
NEED SOME GOOD NEWS??? Check Out What's The Good News For November!

With all of the election stress this week, we could all use some GOOD news, am I right? And every month, we at QuadCities.com, along with our media partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” present What’s The Good News, a look at some of the awesome people and positive news happening around the area! So, what’s the good news for November? Here ya go… Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series Takes On An Online Educational Tone Quad City Arts has launched its new collection of online educational materials for the 47th-annual Visiting Artist Series that’s designed to help people during... Read More

Western Illinois University Food Pantry Continuing Appointment System through Nov. 18

November 3rd, 2020
Western Illinois University Food Pantry Continuing Appointment System through Nov. 18

The Western Illinois University Food Pantry will continue implementing the appointment-only system through the remainder of in-person classes on campus, through Wednesday, Nov.18. The Pantry is now located in Horrabin Hall, room 10. The appointment form, located here will be re-used every week to fill out an appointment time. There will not be a weekly form. An appointment must be made to visit the WIU Food Pantry. Patrons are asked to fill this form out in advance of Thursdays or Saturdays. The Pantry hours are Thursdays noon-5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon. Social distancing and facial coverings... Read More

Western Illinois University Food Pantry Implementing New COVID-19 Procedures

October 21st, 2020
Western Illinois University Food Pantry Implementing New COVID-19 Procedures

The Western Illinois University Food Pantry is implementing new COVID-19 procedures, as the current health situation continues. The food pantry, now located in Horrabin Hall, room 10, will remain open every Thursday from noon-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. One patron will be allowed to enter at a time, and will be accompanied by one volunteer. Social distancing will be required. All other patrons will be required to stand outside the building, using social distancing markers, until they are allowed to enter. All patrons and volunteers will be given hand sanitizer upon entering, their temperature... Read More

Western Illinois University Food Pantry Open Thursdays During Pandemic

September 23rd, 2020
Western Illinois University Food Pantry Open Thursdays During Pandemic

MACOMB, IL – During this time of unprecedented events, the Western Illinois University Food Pantry is open to anyone in need of food or other essential resources. The pantry is open for all students, staff and faculty in need every Thursday from noon-5 p.m. For more information, or to schedule an appointment to visit the pantry, contact Casey Hendrickson at cv-hendrickson@wiu.edu or Emily Shupe at er-shupe@wiu.edu.  Read More

Western Illinois University Food Pantry Volunteers Needed for Fall 2020 Semester

September 2nd, 2020
Western Illinois University Food Pantry Volunteers Needed for Fall 2020 Semester

MACOMB, IL — The Western Illinois University Food Pantry is looking for students, staff or faculty members of the WIU community to volunteer with the food pantry this fall. The pantry is operational every Thursday from noon-5 p.m. Those who run the food pantry are taking safety measures to keep all patrons and volunteers safe and healthy. Those interested in volunteering with the WIU Food Pantry should fill out the Google Form or contact Casey Hendrickson at CV-Hendrickson@wiu.edu, and someone will be in contact.  Read More