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Labette Community College holding food drive

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Pittsburg, KS- The Labette Community College students in the Cherokee Center Basic Nutrition course has been actively learning and discussion undernutritioin througout the world this semester. The students felt compelled to address basic nutrition issues in southeast Kansas. The class voted to host a non-perishable food drive, ‘Cardinals Care: Smash Out Hunger’.

The food drive will benefit the Wesley House of Pittsburg, KS. The LCC Basic Nutrition class partnered with the National Honor Society of Southeast High School in order to make this project a success.

“Our students are providing an opportunity to give back to our community, during a non-traditional time of the year to give,” said Basic Nutrition instructor, Tarah Cockrell.

Donation boxes have been placed in the lobby of Southeast High School and the lobby of the LCC Cherokee Center, and at the LCC bookstore on the main campus in Parsons. Southeast High School is located in Cherokee, KS on highway 400. LCC Cherokee Center is located at the corner of highways 400 & 69, near Pittsburg.

The class and instructor will deliver the non-perishable food items to Wesley House on Tuesday, May 6th at 3pm.

For more information, contact Tarah Cockrell at tarahc@labette.edu or 620-232-5820.

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