Sustainability Efforts by the Oxford Food Pantry

By: Allison Reineck I had the amazing opportunity of being a regular volunteer this spring semester at the Talawanda Oxford Pantry and Social Services (TOPSS). I have been witness to many efforts of sustainability that continue to be practiced by the organization as well as those still in the making.  Before my time at the … More Sustainability Efforts by the Oxford Food Pantry

At Oxfam Hunger Banquet, Humanity is Hungry for Help

As guests enter the Multi-Purpose Room at Miami University’s Shriver Center for the Oxfam Hunger Banquet, they are promptly asked to blindly pick a card out of the basket. Based on they card they draw, they are assigned an identity for the evening. The socio-economic status of that identity determines their seat for the meal. … More At Oxfam Hunger Banquet, Humanity is Hungry for Help

Plastic bag drive benefits food pantry

Spring 2012 – Plastic bags have become enemy number one in the fight to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Nevertheless the Heritage Commons Community Council saw a way to employ these environmental troublemakers to help out needy Oxford residents. From Mar. 19-23, around 500 plastic bags were collected in a plastic bag drive at the Heritage … More Plastic bag drive benefits food pantry