CALAIS, ME – The Caring Cupboard, Washington County Community College’s (WCCC) on-campus food pantry open to all enrolled students, is honored to be the beneficiary of the 2022 Cub Scout Pack 132 Annual Food Drive. WCCC President Susan Mingo, Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Services Tyler Stoldt, and Student Navigator Bernadette Farrar welcomed the Cub Scouts and their leaders to campus on Monday, November 21, 2022, for a tour of The Caring Cupboard and provided space and snacks for the pack meeting that followed.
The Caring Cupboard benefitted from well over 120 items to add to its shelves. Food insecurity is real on college campuses; different surveys report that between 30 and 50% of all college students experience food insecurity at some point during their college career. WCCC is pleased to be able to offer this assistance to its students here in the county and are grateful that Cub Master Sonya DePriest and the Cub Scout Pack 132 chose our students as recipients of their food drive this year.