Rowdy 500: Food Drive for Friendship Food Pantry

Monday, October 8, 2012 to Sunday, October 14, 2012
Drop Boxes around campus
Current Students

Rowdy 500: The goal is to collect 500 items for the Wright State Friendship Food Pantry.

Most Needed Items:
• Cereal
• Baby Diapers
• Kitchen Utensils (can openers, spoons, forks, plates, pots and pans)

Additional Items:
• Canned Fruit
• Canned Tuna/Chicken
• Pasta/ Pasta Sauce
• Juices
• Mac & Cheese
• Rice
* The pantry is well-stocked in canned soup and vegetables. Due to space constraints, we cannot store donations of these items at this point. Thank you.

When? Homecoming Week: Monday, October 8-Saturday, October 14 with a pre-Homecoming Week kickoff at the Volunteer Fair, October 5.

Where? The following locations on campus (look for the Friendship Food Pantry Logo) on the collection bins

• Russ Engineering Center (Near 1st Floor Elevators)
• Student Union (Admissions/Transfer Center)
• Student Union (Campus Rec)
• Medical Sciences Building (Human Resources)
• University Hall (1st floor elevators)
• Rike Hall (College of Business Office -1st floor)
• Allyn Hall (Communications & Marketing Office)
• Millett Hall (Liberal Arts Office)
• Diggs Laboratory
• Boonshoft School of Medicine
• Dunbar Library(1st floor – near circulation desk)
• Fawcett Hall (Tunnel – near elevator)
• Nutter Center (Athletics Office)
• University Park
• Research Park

Special Collection Dates and Points:

• Friday, October 5, Volunteer Fair, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Student Union Atrium, Friendship Pantry Table
• Wednesday, October 10, President’s Awards For Excellence, 1:30 p.m., Apollo Room
• Wednesday, October 10, Alumni Speaker Series, 3:30 p.m., 156 Student Union
• Friday, October 12, Homecoming Festival, 5-7 p.m., Lot 20 by soccer field
• Friday, October 12, Homecoming soccer game, 7 p.m., Alumni Field
• Saturday, October 13, Homecoming Tailgate, (Noon-2 p.m.), Rinzler Student Sports Complex
• Sunday, October 14, Women’s Soccer vs. Valparaiso, 1 p.m., Alumni Field

For additional information about the Rowdy 500 and/or the Wright State Friendship Food Pantry, please contact Felix Torres ( or visit

The Rowdy 500 is collaborative project of the Alumni Association, CSAC, Friendship Food Pantry, USAC and We Serve U.

For information, contact
Felix Torres
Director, Student Food Pantry