Universities get behind food drive

07 September 2016

FoodBank SA is an NGO that collects non-perishable food and other products from wholesalers and retailers and redistributes it to beneficiary NGOs.

The Division of Human Nutrition is organising a food drive via FoodBank SA, together with the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Western Cape, in order to create an environment of social responsiveness and help the many people who go hungry on a daily basis.

Non-perishable food items can be donated at the following locations on campus:

Faculty of Health Sciences: entrance to anatomy building and Barnard Fuller cafeteria

Middle campus: entrance to Bremner building

Groote Schuur Hospital (Old main building): entrance 2 behind the turn styles
Suggested donations:

  • rice, maize meal, samp, pasta, canned fruit and vegetables
  • dried beans, lentils, tinned fish, soya mince, milk powder, peanut butter
  • cooking oil, salt, sugar, coffee, spices, tea, jelly
  • deodorants, detergents, sanitary towels

Please contact Megan Blacker on 021 650 5319 or Nasreen Jaffer on 021 650 5400 for enquiries.

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