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Students pay parking tickets with donations to Jack’s Cupboard

Serena Davis, Asst. Lifestyles Editor (She/Her) November 8, 2022

Parking Services is partnering with Jack’s Cupboard to help students with food insecurity and excessive parking tickets.        From Nov. 14 to Dec. 14, students will have the option to donate...


Jack’s Cupboard, located in Ben Riefel Hall, is SDSU’s food pantry on campus. The pantry is holding its eighth annual food drive “Pack the Pantry” to encourage more donations from students, staff and Brookings community members.

SDSU food drive begins Monday

Bosten Morehart, Reporter October 18, 2022

Jack’s Cupboard will begin its eighth annual “Pack the Pantry” food drive Monday, Oct. 24 and with an increase of students in need, the pantry team is hoping to completely fill up the location’s...

SA in brief: Jack’s Cupboard and return of rodeo

SA in brief: Jack’s Cupboard and return of rodeo

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) February 1, 2022

During the South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting Jan. 31, senators were addressed by representatives from Jack’s Cupboard, the Rodeo Cub and the Gender and Sexuality Alliance....

Jack’s Cupboard relies on support from students and community members to help provide support for food-insecure students. Last fall, there were 300 block meals donated.

Students’ meal plan donations fill shelves at Jack’s Cupboard

Kaitlyn Lorang, Reporter November 30, 2021

SDSU students can give back to fellow Jackrabbits by donating block meals to Jack’s Cupboard. Students with a block meal plan are eligible to donate block meals to Jack’s Cupboard until Dec. 3. “You...

Jack’s Cupboard in the process of rebranding

Jack’s Cupboard in the process of rebranding

Mara Wheaton, Assistant News Editor September 21, 2021

In 2018, South Dakota State University opened Jack’s Cupboard; its on-campus food pantry ran out of Ben Reifel Hall. Within the last year, Jack’s Cupboard has been undergoing a massive rebrand to help...

Hobo Day event helps combat food insecurity on campus

Hobo Day event helps combat food insecurity on campus

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor (She/Her) October 27, 2020

The spirit of Hobo Day has not faded this year despite the challenges of COVID-19. Some events, like the annual Bum-A-Meal, have transitioned into a way to more closely help the community instead. Give-A-Meal,...

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