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Beaver Food Pantry continues its work remotely

Pictured here is Muhammad Alam, kinesiology major, as he helps unpack food at American River College food pantry on March 13, 2020, just days before the campus shutdown. Since then, the Beaver Food Pantry has continued to work remotely. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Thomas Cathey, Managing & Feature Editor

May 18, 2020

Although the American River College’s campus is currently closed, the college’s Beaver Food Pantry is still doing its part in serving those who rely on its resources.  Currently unable to provide their regular services at ARC, the organization has been using its Instagram account and weekly ...

Beaver Food Pantry assists ARC students in need

Volunteer Alicia Dienst hands out food to teachers and students for the Beaver Food Pantry on Aug. 28, 2019 at American River College.

Josh Ghiorso

September 26, 2019

The bright light beats down onto the canvas canopies lined up outside of the American River College gym. Under the canopies, volunteers for the Beaver Food Pantry are hard at work handing out food to students, staff and faculty. The Beaver Food Pantry provides free food to students every other Wednesda...

Beaver Food Pantry combats food insecurity at ARC

American River College UNITE program set up their Beaver Food Pantry for students on Feb. 21, 2018. (File Photo)

Ariel Caspar

February 21, 2019

Let’s talk about food. Food insecurity has become a hidden crisis among many college campuses, according to the Washington Post in April 2018. Here at American River College, a committee of students, staff and faculty are working hard to provide for these basic hunger needs to students through the Beaver Food Pantry. According to Brett Sawyer, Student Life Supervisor at ARC, the Be...

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