For Monday, November 19, 12:30 pm
The official opening of the Knights Table Food Pantry, a resource for Queens College students. Part of Governor Cuomo’s No Student Goes Hungry Program, the pantry will provide stigma-free food access for students in need. New York is the first state in the nation with a comprehensive program to combat student hunger.
Financial support for the pantry will be provided by the Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, Inc., the campus community and by food drives and fundraisers to be held both on and off campus.
Queens College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez
and StudentAssociation President Carmine Couloute are the scheduled speakers.
Queens College Student Union, Lower-Level, Room 29
65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Queens, New York
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Background: The Knights Table Food Pantry is sponsored by the Office of Student Development and Leadership at Queens College. It will be accessible to currently registered students throughout the academic year. The hours of operation for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters are Monday to Thursday, 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm, and 10 am to 1 pm on Friday. The college is working with the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), the Student Association, campus clubs and organizations to encourage student support efforts.
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