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Tri-C opens food pantry at Metro campus

Tri-C opens food pantry at Metro campus
Tri-C opens food pantry at Metro campus((Source: Cuyahoga Community College))
Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 9:22 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cuyahoga Community College recently unveiled a food pantry, their latest initiative in the fight against food insecurity on campus.

The food pantry opened June 10 after a dedication ceremony. It’s located in the south concourse adjacent to the Metro Campus Center, according to a media release.

Tri-C said eligible students can get up to 15 pounds of food, toiletries and other basic necessities each week.

“Hunger remains a fundamental barrier to educational access and completion for a significant number of Tri-C students,” the college said in the release.

Tri-C said the Greater Cleveland Food Bank will stock the pantry, which is made possible by a a $1,020,000 gift from Char and Chuck Fowler.

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