Student Support Foundation Open House

Posted on: September 29th, 2014 by Randy

Did you know there is a Food Pantry on-campus for PSU undergrads and graduate students struggling to put food on the table?  Curious about what the Student Support Foundation (SSF) does?  The Student Support Foundation will be hosting an Open House at the Food Pantry on Friday, October 3rd from 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.  Swing by and meet the SSF Student Board Members, check out the pantry and find out more about what we do on-campus!  Light refreshments will be served.  Donations for the pantry will also be accepted! 

 If you are interested in making a donation to the pantry, some of the most needed items include:

  • Nut butters (peanut, almond, soy, etc.)
  • Jelly
  • Pasta (any variety)
  • Sauces (any flavors)
  • Granola Bars
  • Canned Tuna or Canned Chicken
  • Canned Fruit
  • Applesauce (small jars or the six-pack snack cups)
  • Crackers
  • Hot or cold nutritious cereals
  • Dish Soap
  • Laundry detergent (small bottles or pods)
  • Toilet Paper

Student Support Foundation- Fall Food Pantry Hours and Emergency Grant Information

Posted on: September 22nd, 2014 by Randy

If you are a student experiencing a financial crisis, the Student Support Foundation may be able to provide help. 

If you have no money and are in need of food, the Student Support Foundation operates a food pantry on-campus.  The Food Pantry is open Tuesdays, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.; and Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. For information on what to bring when you visit the Food Pantry and additional information for using the pantry, visit:

Interested in volunteering at the pantry?  Please e-mail us at:

Emergency grants are available to assist undergraduate and graduate students with funding for emergency situations including payment toward a future emergency medical or dental procedure, emergency travel home or travel home at the end of a semester (when all other means have been exhausted), books and school related supplies.  We are unable to assist with items such as:  rent, utilities, tuition, cell phone bills, daycare, parking tickets, PSU related fees, graduate school application fees, testing fees and requests made by student organizations at PSU. 

For more information about Emergency Assistance Grants or the Food Pantry, please visit the Student Support Foundation webpage:


Posted on: September 4th, 2014 by Randy

Come chat about the Big Questions over lunch!  Look for our brightly colored Question of the Day standing on a table in Prospect Dining Hall, 12-1 on Tuesdays, starting September 9.  All are welcome – of any faith or none – and the only goal is conversation!  No question too big or too odd.  Sponsored by the United Campus Ministry.  Questions? or 996-1490.