What's New

Pioneer Provisions

Open Tuesdays from 3 PM - 7 PM

West entrance of Glenview Commons
Metered parking available in lot 22

New in March 2017, this is a food pantry for UW-Platteville students on campus who may not have food readily accessible.

Non-perishable items accepted.  Our most preferred items are:

  • Canned fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood
  • Dried fruits, vegetables, beans, peas and lentils
  • Whole wheat pasta and brown rice
  • Whole grain cereal and oats
  • Peanut butter

Hunger and food insecurity are a growing problem on college campuses. A December 2016 report indicates that 22% of college students surveyed have the lowest levels of food insecurity and 48% of college students experienced food insecurity in the past 30 days (CNN, 2016 & Hunger on Campus, 2016).

Resources:
Dubick, J, Brandon, M., Clare, C (2016, Oct). Hunger on campus. Students Against Hunger.
Lobosco, K. (2016, Dec.). There’s a hunger problem on America’s college campuses. CNN online.

Find us on Facebook @ Pioneer Pantry at UW-Platteville

For donation information, or accommodations requests, please contact Mike Ernst at 608-342-6033 or ernstm@uwplatt.edu.

 

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