Category Archives: Spartan Open Pantry

The Spartan Open Pantry needs your donation now to provide food to struggling UNCG and Greensboro College students

With the fall semester about to begin, college students are facing the same challenges as the rest of us in these difficult times. But many must do so without a steady income or financial support from their families. The Spartan … Continue reading

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Holiday food drive for the Spartan Open Pantry to be held the next three Saturdays at the Church of the Covenant

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Top 7 things to know about College Hill’s National Night Out: It’s this Tuesday, on Tate Street, with free food and …

1. It’s on Tate Street This year’s event will be held in the Tate Street business district. Tate Street will be blocked from Walker Avenue to Carr Street. 2. It’s on Tuesday This Tuesday, August 6, 5 p.m. to 9 … Continue reading

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Spartan Open Pantry seeking donations of food and/or money to help feed homeless and hungry students at UNCG

Each year many new and returning Spartans are coming from families who are experiencing challenging economic times. This is presenting unique challenges for many of our Spartans that are trying to do well in school, “fit in,” and figure out … Continue reading

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October highlights: Voter registrations ends, early voting begins

Events in College Hill and nearby this month. Recurring on Tuesdays In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. … Continue reading

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A few things you need to know about College Hill right now … including news of babies, chickens, churches and more …

A few short items worth knowing about College Hill, delivered via the venerable but vanishing journalistic device known as a three-dot column: Save the date: National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, and what better place to hold the official College Hill … Continue reading

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UNCG’s Spartan Open Pantry needs summer food donations

The Spartan Open Pantry needs food donations this summer to help offset lower contributions from the UNCG community while the university isn’t in session. The pantry provides food to UNCG students and staff who need assistance. Donations can be dropped off … Continue reading

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Spartan Open Pantry Seeks Food Donations

“Starving college students” is a cliché not so light-hearted when it’s real. At UNCG, 1,400 students every year are literally going hungry. Some are struggling to get by without family support; some are homeless. The good news: Help is available, … Continue reading

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