Globe University-Sioux Falls Spends Community Service Day at Feeding South Dakota

Financial Aid Manager Elizabeth Augustine and Academic Coordinator Kirsten Wichern at Feeding South Dakota

On Friday, June 19th, Globe University-Sioux Falls completed their sixth annual Community Service Day. Twelve faculty and staff members from campus volunteered at Feeding South Dakota, the local food pantry.

Upon arrival at Feeding South Dakota, we were given a tour of the facilities. Food is sorted into categories, making the experience similar to grocery shopping. Hot-commodity items usually include meats and pastries donated by local stores and restaurants.

Staff and faculty worked for two hours sorting donated items into assigned categories, including cereals, canned goods, canned fruits and vegetables, and boxed items. The food was then sorted into boxes that are shipped out to other facilities around South Dakota. Teamwork was definitely a necessity, as well as communication!

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