12th Annual Big Week of Giving Begins

Food For Fines
Oct. 17-30
As part of the Big Week of Giving, the SERVE Center has partnered with Pickler Memorial Library and the Food For Fines program. This allows students to have their library fines waived in exchange for canned goods that benefit the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. One can of food equals one dollar of fines. Donation collection bins are located in the library next to the check out desk.

Colton’s Fundraiser
5-8 p.m.
Oct. 17
Colton’s will donate 10 percent of the total from each receipt to the Food Bank during the 5-8 p.m. period. Customers must bring their receipts to their waiter and state that they want the purchase to go toward the Food Bank in order for the donation to occur.

Community Partner Luncheon
12-1 p.m.
Oct. 18
The Community Partner Luncheon recognizes Truman’s community partners by presenting the Community Partner of the Year award. Lunch will be provided.

Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods
4-6 p.m.
Oct. 19
Student volunteers will go door-to-door collecting money and food donations for the Food Bank. Money collecting tins and trash bags for donation collection will be provided. Volunteers will check in at 4 p.m at the SERVE Center table on the Mall and bring donations to the SERVE Center Office once they are finished. Sign up at serve.truman.edu.

Jackson County Connection Corn Maze
4 p.m.-Sundown
Oct. 20
The Jackson County Connection is a farm located in La Plata which has attractions such as a corn maze, pumpkin picking, wagon rides and more. Beginning at 4 p.m., $2 from each $6 admission will be donated to the food bank.

Walmart and Hy-Vee Tabling
3-7 p.m.
Oct. 21

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 23
Collection tables will be setup outside both entrances at Walmart and Hy-Vee. Volunteers will collect food and money donations for the food bank.

For more information about the Big Week of Giving, visit serve.truman.edu/the-big-week-of-giving. All proceeds from this week go to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. For any questions about getting involved, contact the SERVE Center.

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