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By John McCallum
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EWU opens Tawanka Hall food pantry location

Central location provides needed refrigeration units, culminates three-year project to address students' food insecurities


Last updated 12/12/2019 at 10:22am

John McCallum

Two Eastern Washington University students look over shelves of dry food goods at the grand opening of the main Food Bank location on Cheney's campus last Thursday.

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University's three-year old project to alleviate food issues among its students took a big step forward last Thursday, Dec. 5, with the opening of its larger walk-in food pantry at Tawanka Commons.

"The special thing about this location is it has refrigeration," EWU community food security coordinator Libby Vigil said while watching several students look through a nearby refrigerator stocked with fresh dairy products.

The main room at Tawanka 129E, next to the Vending Café, is the eighth location on campus for Eastern's food pantry project. The project began w...

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