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Lone Star College-Montgomery Helps Stop Hunger

Stop Hunger Now 

In recognition of National Hunger and Homeless Awareness
Week, a group of dedicated students from the office of Student Life at Lone Star College-Montgomery are hosting a meal-packaging community service event on Monday, November 16, at 1 p.m. in the Commons Building (building B).

This event is in addition to the current campus-wide food drive that will support the college’s on-campus food pantry. The food drive is running through Friday, November 20.


The office of Student Life is partnering with Stop Hunger Now to provide students, faculty and staff the opportunity to make a difference and bring awareness to those less fortunate.


Meal-packaging events such as this are the heart of Stop Hunger Now’s work as a non-profit organization seeking to end worldwide hunger. These events are a great way to educate volunteers about global hunger and inspire them to get more involved in fighting it.


Volunteers will set up and take down packaging stations and equipment, fill bins with raw ingredients, scoop ingredients into meal bags, weigh and seal the bags, box and stack them, and load them onto trucks for disbursement.


The event also gives volunteers hands-on experience in leadership development, team building, relationship building, creative problem-solving and goal-setting achievement.


For more information about Stop Hunger Now, visit www.stophungernow.org/about/.


For more information about Student Life at LSC-Montgomery, visit www.lonestar.edu/student-activities-montgomery.htm or contact Tabitha Yargo at TYargo@lonestar.edu.


LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

 

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion.  Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.