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Carroll University helps fight hunger

November 5, 2012

WAUKESHA, WIS.— This Thanksgiving season, Carroll University will participate in two area-wide food drives to help relieve hunger in the community. “Stuff the Truck” will be Nov. 12-16, 2012, and “Stuff the Bus” will be Nov. 21, 2012. These collection efforts are open to the public.

Carroll University’s Residence Life staff, in partnership with the Physician Assistant Club, Volunteer Center, Athletics Department and WCTC’s Campus Cupboard will sponsor the third annual “Stuff the Truck” event. Collections will be from Nov. 12-16. Non-perishable food items may be dropped off at the Todd Wehr Memorial Library, Campus Center, Student Affairs Office, residence halls and Center for Graduate Studies. Last year’s total was just above 1,900 items; this year, the goal is 2,500 items. For more information, contact Jake Eisch, area director of Frontier and Pioneer halls, at

With 99.1 The Mix, the Office of Admission will co-sponsor the 15th annual “Stuff the Bus” from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21. This is part of the largest single-day food drive in the Midwest with proceeds benefitting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, which distributes food to pantries, soup kitchens, meal programs and homeless shelters in 36 counties in eastern Wisconsin, including Waukesha County. Carroll University is sponsoring the hour from 3 to 4 p.m.; drop off donations at the Pick ‘N Save on 11111 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. For more information, contact Lynn Novak, director of nontraditional admission, at


Contact: Jess Owens 262-951-3104

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