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Tom Tumminaro (from left), Suzanna Strangmeier and Jeanne Baxter unload several bags of potatoes. The Huskie Food Pantry requires volunteers to unload, sort and shelf theor donated materials. (Joseph Howerton | Northern Star)

Inside the Huskie Food Pantry

By Joseph Howerton, Video Editor | April 28, 2024

The Huskie Food Pantry stands as an institution to distribute food and groceries to those in NIU who need it. Members of NIU's Student Success center give us a tour of bringing food to the pantry to your plate.

Donate food to pay off parking tickets

Donate food to pay off parking tickets

By Noah Johnson | August 30, 2019

Parking Services announced their second Food for Fines campaign in a press release for the week of August 26. The proceeds from the campaign will be donated to The Huskie Food Pantry.The campaign will allow NIU community members to pay for one parking...

Volunteers, donations help with ‘food insecurity’

By Maria Ahmad | July 2, 2012

School is out for the summer, and while that may mean vacation for some, others are struggling to provide a meal for themselves. Data from Map the Meal Gap shows that DeKalb County had about 4,500 children who were considered “food insecure” in 2010....