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Cans and boxes of food sit with fruits in the back of the pantry.

A pantry for all

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter July 11, 2022

Weber Cares Pantry has been fighting food insecurity at Weber State University for the past 11 years. According to a Move For Hunger study, over 370,000 Utah residents experience food insecurity every...

The Youth Impact Center can be found in downtown Ogden. The center provides after-school programs for underserved youth and their families. (Dalton Gallegos / The Signpost)

A model for impact

Noah Lutman September 22, 2021

The Youth Impact program, which provides after-school programs and mentorship to underserved youth and their families, is seeking more volunteers. The program continually strives to provide a safe and...

Weber State University’s food pantry is now open to students. The pantry is now located in the Stewart Library. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Weber Cares Pantry reopens with more space and accessibility

Adam Rubin September 13, 2021

Since March of 2020, Weber State University's Weber Cares Pantry has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but on Sept. 7, the pantry officially reopened its doors to in-person services. During the...

Ogden Chief of Police Randy Watt speaks prior to letting in cars of families to pick up food. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

From the field to the table, Utah farmers help feed hungry families

Caitlyn Nichols November 30, 2020

Farmers Feeding Utah partnered with Weber County law enforcement to hand out Thanksgiving meals to families in need for their Cops and Crops event on Nov. 24 at the Weber County Fairgrounds. Cars of hungry...

Weber Cares Food Pantry. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Weber Cares Pantry needs some love

Joshua Kamp November 9, 2020

The Weber Cares Pantry is asking for help to replenish its food supplies during a semester of low donations and high need for food security.The pantry is available for students and any others with a Weber...

Weber Cares Pantry goes virtual for fall semester

Kierstynn King September 16, 2020

WSU’s Weber Cares Pantry reopens Sep. 8 with a new virtual system and procedures for cleaning. The Weber Cares Pantry is a food-assistance service that gives out non-perishable goods to anyone with...

Weber Cares Food Pantry (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Weber Care Pantry será virtual para el semestre de otoño

Andres Rodriguez September 14, 2020

El Weber Cares Pantry de WSU reabre el 8 de septiembre con un nuevo sistema virtual y procedimiento de limpieza.Weber Cares Pantry es un servicio de asistencia alimentaria que entrega productos no perecederos...

Some WSU services are still open virtually. (Pixabay)

Services are still open virtually on campus

Francia Benson April 2, 2020

Weber State University’s authorities, faculty and employees are working hard to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on students. In order to do so, face-to-face services, such as tutoring and advising,...

(Graphic by: Monika Clarke) Photo credit: Monika Clarke

Students starving to maintain their education

Nic Muranaka February 21, 2019

Back in 2016, the U.S. Government Accountability Office was reviewing Department of Education reports when they found that 2 million students potentially eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Weber Cares Food Pantry (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Food pantry provides protein for students

Colton Heward January 10, 2019

Due to the stresses and anxieties that come along with being a college student, good health and wellbeing are often put on the back burner. Some Weber State University students rely on the Weber Cares...

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Fighting hunger, one can at a time

Deborah Wilber October 16, 2018

1 in 6 Americans go to bed hungry, according to USDA Economic Research Service. At Weber State University, it's no different.“A lot of students are hurting and embarrassed to ask for help,”...

Blackjack was a big attraction for students at Casino Night. (Gabe Cerritos)

Weber State clubs and orgs go ‘all in’ for Casino Night

Tori Waltz October 5, 2018

Gamble for free at Weber State University's Clubs and Organizations Casino Night. Well, not for free: admission costs a can of food as a donation to the Weber Cares Food Pantry in exchange for the chips...

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